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Research Paper | Education Management | Philippines | Volume 10 Issue 3, March 2021
Relevance of Future Engineers Club on the Enhancement of Leadership Skills of College of Engineering Students in University of Rizal System Morong Campus
Allan P. Anorico
Abstract: The study was conceived to determine the significance of student organization to the aspects of leadership skills and its relevance to their academic performance of engineering student leaders in the University of Rizal System Morong Campus during the First Semester Academic Year 2019-2020. The study made use of the descriptive evaluative method of research utilizing a modified-adapted questionnaire survey checklist. The findings of the study revealed that the respondents were 15 male and 10 female undergraduate engineering students of the College of Engineering, majority of the student leaders were first, second and third child of the family, most of the respondents have monthly income of ₱10, 000 - ₱14, 999 and several of their parents were college undergraduate. It is interesting to note that all the aspects of leadership skills are interpreted Very Much with a composite weighted mean of 4.44. Communication Skills obtained the highest weighted mean of 4.49 followed by Social Awareness with a weighted mean of 4.45 and Emotional Management Skills got the lowest weighted mean of 4.39. The extent of relevance was affected by their sex, monthly family income and parents’ educational attainment, otherwise, with regard to their sibling position, thus the null hypothesis is accepted. As to the level of academic performance, the highest got 40 percent showed that many of the student leaders got a general weighted average of 2.00-2.19 and the lowest with 8 percent got a rating of 2.60-2.80. The mean obtained is 2.23 with a standard deviation of 0.183. The significant relationship between the perceived relevance with respect to aspects of leadership and their academic performance yielded lower than the level of significance, thereby, the null hypothesis is rejected. There is a correlation between the perceived relevance of the student organization on the enhancement of leadership skills of student-leaders relative to the aspects and their academic performance.
Keywords: Leadership, Student Organizations, Engineering, University, Academic Performance
Edition: Volume 10 Issue 3, March 2021,
Pages: 1643 - 1649