Hertage of Mathematics Education Journal of Mathematics Education Student's Society of NepalSeptember 2007, Issue 1. Year 1, p
A Study of Student Achievement and Effect of Parents'Education on Grade VIII Students in MathematicsIndra Kumari Bajracharya
Various experts of educationists define the achievement indifferent ways. According to John W.H. Rothney -"Achievement isdefined as the whole sole learning in the end of course". John. E.Horrocks explained accordingly- "Achievement is used to describe thestatus or level of person's learning and his ability to apply what he haslearnt? Supper has defined the term as -achievement describe as whatand how much has been learned in a subject and what specific abilitiesor skills have been developed"
Similarly, the definitions given by someother educationists are also very important. Those statements aregiven below-Smith, Spencer and Helmirch defined the term in this way- Achievement is the task-oriented behavior that allows individualsperformance to be evaluated. Freeman - A test designed to measureknowledge, understanding and skill in a specified subject or group of subjects. The purpose of achievement in education is to measure howmuch has been learned in a subject and what specific abilities or skillshave been developed. So, the term denotes to the performance of students, which is determined at the end of a course. The score of students in the final examination can be taken as the performance orachievement score. Knowledge attained or the test score usuallydesignates skill developed during school education or marks obtainedwhich are considered as the academic achievement (Good, 1959).Achievement is something accomplished, especially by superior. A testdesigned to measure the knowledge or proficiency of an individual insomething that has been learned or taught (Webster, 1098).
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