Learning Environment as an Influencer of Students’ Performance in A University in China

Authors

  • Chang Su

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.54097/53wwyp21

Keywords:

Learning Environment, Academic Performance, Student Engagement, Teacher Support, Equity in Education

Abstract

This document investigates the impact of the learning environment on students' academic performance at Guangdong University of Technology in China. It underscores the crucial role of teachers in creating a supportive, inclusive, and engaging atmosphere that enhances student collaboration, motivation, and overall academic success. Key components of a positive learning environment—student cohesiveness, support, involvement, cooperation, and equity—are thoroughly examined. The study demonstrates how these elements contribute to a sense of belonging and academic achievement among students. By fostering strong relationships and promoting fairness, teachers can significantly influence students' academic experiences and outcomes. Using a descriptive-comparative-correlational design, the research collected data from 407 student respondents across various courses and year levels through survey questionnaires. The study identifies that while age significantly influences perceptions of student cohesiveness, other factors such as sex and course do not show significant differences in perceptions of support, involvement, cooperation, and equity. These findings highlight the importance of considering age-related dynamics in fostering a cohesive student community. The findings reveal that a well-established learning environment, characterized by strong teacher-student relationships and equitable practices, is crucial for fostering academic success and well-being. The study highlights the importance of teachers' feedback, classroom dynamics, and the educational context, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, in shaping the learning environment. Recommendations for enhancing the learning environment include increasing teacher awareness and training, promoting collaborative learning, and ensuring consistent support and engagement opportunities for all students. The study emphasizes the need for continuous improvement and adaptation to meet the diverse needs of students, creating an environment conducive to their academic and personal growth. By implementing these strategies, universities can better support students in achieving their academic goals and preparing for future career success.

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10-07-2024

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Su, C. (2024). Learning Environment as an Influencer of Students’ Performance in A University in China. Journal of Education and Educational Research, 9(2), 283-287. https://doi.org/10.54097/53wwyp21

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