A Study on Teachers’ Favoritism and its Effects on Students’ Academic Learning at University Level in Multan District

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Dr. Uzma Quraishi, Dr.Hina Munir, Dr. Afrina Afzal, Maryam Saeed


Favoritism occurs in every field of life especially in educational institutions. This study is designed to explore the Teachers’ Favoritism and its effects on Students’ Academic Learning at university level. The participants were university students. 600 students were selected by random sampling. This research explore to accomplish the aim of the research, the close ended five point scale questionnaire was used to collect the required data. The quantitative survey method was used for present study. Instrument contained 47 statements. The main objective of the research was, To analyze the level of favoritism in universities and To understand to what extent the teachers’ favoritism affects the students’ academic learning. This study was delimited only to the three universities of Multan district (BZU, WUM and University of Education). Data was entered into the SPSS for analysis. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used i.e. mean, frequency, percentage and ANOVA was used to find out the effects of Teachers’ Favoritism on Students’ Academic Learning. And the results shows that at university level most of the students face discrimination in the result of favoritism. Favoritism affects their academic achievements and career growth. Moreover brilliant students’ performance decrease and their trust on teachers declines due to favoritism. In current study we only highlight the favoritism that can affect students’ academic learning future studies may examine other factors that can influence students’ academic learning at university level.

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