Parents Involvement at University Level Education: Students Perception in Under Developing Country

Mehak Arshad, Erum Shahzadi, Azhar Mahmood

Abstract


The study aimed to explore the students perception about need of parents involvement at University level. Major objective of the study was to find out students views about the importance of parents’ involvement at university level and to find out the influence of parents in subject selection for the study. The population of the study composed of all students of Master level studying at National University of Modern Languages Islamabad. 40 male and 40 female students were selected as well as 20 students out of 80 were randomly selected for interview. Data were analyzed according to objectives of the study. After completing data collection, quantitative data were analysed by using SPSS 16.0 for statistical analysis. On the other hand qualitative data were analyzed by coding, describing, classifying and identifying themes and interpretation was done by providing meaning through explanations. Findings of the study revealed that majority of the students’ were in the favour of parents’ involvement at university level but not much influence of parents’ in subject selection of students. The present study was an attempt to catch the attention of educational institutions towards the importance of parent’s involvement at university level.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.19044/esj.2016.v12n22p294

DOI (PDF): http://dx.doi.org/10.19044/esj.2016.v12n22p294


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