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A Students’ Perspective on Classroom Learning Environment in Secondary Schools of Pakistan

Azhar Majeed Qureshi, Qudsia Fatima, Ayesha Kanwal, Muhammad Abiodullah.

Abstract
The present government has introduced many changes in the form of computer labs, new teacher recruitment policy, infrastructure, and facilities in the classroom. This research wasdesigned to explore the perception of students about classroom environment in the context of new developments. What’sgoing on this classroom (WIHIC)?Questionnairefor this study is used worldwide for assessing psychosocial learning environment of schools. For this study twenty government high schools, 10 boys and 10 girl schools were selected randomly from 300 schools. From these 20 schools 2846 students, 1347 students of 9th class and 1499 student from 10th classwere selected on the base of availability students in a certain class. The psychometric properties of WIHIC were calculated and discussed in the study context.The Reliability coefficient of WIHIC instrument was .902 and its scales ranged from .67 to .87. Parametric statistics were applied to answer the research questions. Results revealthe significant difference between boys and girls on six scales of WIHIC. The perception of girls about classroom environment is better than that of boys on five scales of WIHIC except on teacher support scale. The perception of 9th and10th classboys on five scales except equity was significantly different whilst there was significant difference in perception of 9th and 10th class girls on student cohesiveness, association, taskdirection and participation.The study recommended that the government and other stakeholders should improve classroom environment especiallyinvolvement of students, teacher supportand cooperation.

Key words: : Learning environment. Classroom environment, classroom improvement


 
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Azhar Majeed Qureshi, Qudsia Fatima, Ayesha Kanwal, Muhammad Abiodullah. A Students’ Perspective on Classroom Learning Environment in Secondary Schools of Pakistan. EEO. 2021; 20(5): 758-770. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.80


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Azhar Majeed Qureshi, Qudsia Fatima, Ayesha Kanwal, Muhammad Abiodullah. A Students’ Perspective on Classroom Learning Environment in Secondary Schools of Pakistan. http://ilkogretim-online.org//?mno=55185 [Access: April 09, 2021]. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.80


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Azhar Majeed Qureshi, Qudsia Fatima, Ayesha Kanwal, Muhammad Abiodullah. A Students’ Perspective on Classroom Learning Environment in Secondary Schools of Pakistan. EEO. 2021; 20(5): 758-770. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.80



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Azhar Majeed Qureshi, Qudsia Fatima, Ayesha Kanwal, Muhammad Abiodullah. A Students’ Perspective on Classroom Learning Environment in Secondary Schools of Pakistan. EEO. (2021), [cited April 09, 2021]; 20(5): 758-770. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.80



Harvard Style

Azhar Majeed Qureshi, Qudsia Fatima, Ayesha Kanwal, Muhammad Abiodullah (2021) A Students’ Perspective on Classroom Learning Environment in Secondary Schools of Pakistan. EEO, 20 (5), 758-770. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.80



Turabian Style

Azhar Majeed Qureshi, Qudsia Fatima, Ayesha Kanwal, Muhammad Abiodullah. 2021. A Students’ Perspective on Classroom Learning Environment in Secondary Schools of Pakistan. Elementary Education Online, 20 (5), 758-770. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.80



Chicago Style

Azhar Majeed Qureshi, Qudsia Fatima, Ayesha Kanwal, Muhammad Abiodullah. "A Students’ Perspective on Classroom Learning Environment in Secondary Schools of Pakistan." Elementary Education Online 20 (2021), 758-770. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.80



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Azhar Majeed Qureshi, Qudsia Fatima, Ayesha Kanwal, Muhammad Abiodullah. "A Students’ Perspective on Classroom Learning Environment in Secondary Schools of Pakistan." Elementary Education Online 20.5 (2021), 758-770. Print. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.80



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Azhar Majeed Qureshi, Qudsia Fatima, Ayesha Kanwal, Muhammad Abiodullah (2021) A Students’ Perspective on Classroom Learning Environment in Secondary Schools of Pakistan. Elementary Education Online, 20 (5), 758-770. doi:10.17051/ilkonline.2021.05.80








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