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Examination of Student Satisfaction and Academic Performance in Quantitative Methods: The Case of Bolgatanga Polytechnic

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the extent to which student satisfaction reflects in their performance in quantitative methods as applied to procurement and logistics management program in the Bolgatanga Polytechnic. Data was obtained from 75 students in the department who registered the course in the 2015/2016 academic year using an online student satisfaction survey tool. The five factors obtained using the factor analysis procedure was used as covariates in the subsequent analysis. As a result, enthusiasm and intellectual stimulation; feedback and accessibility; and number of self study hours were found to significantly predict the outcome of students’ performance.

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