Abstract—Researches has shown that students experience a
wide range of emotions in class and while doing test and this
thus have consequences on learning and achievement. This
research therefore tried to find out the effect of achievement
pressure and expectation of failure on students’. Students’
motivation and academic performance were examined with a
sample of twenty-four students of Computer Science in 200 level.
The results of the investigation revealed that students'
motivation and action are settings to consider when
investigating the different types of emotions students experience
while in class and doing test. The results also revealed that there
is significant difference between class-related emotions and
test-related emotions on students’ hypotheses for patterns
within and between domains.
Index Terms—Academic performance, emotions, ethnography and motivation.
Shakirat Abimbola Adesola is with the Department of Computer Science, Brunel University London, United Kingdom. She is on leave from Federal College of Education (Special), Oyo, Nigeria (e-mail: Shakirat.Adesola@brunel.ac.uk).
Yongmin Li is with the Department of Computer Science, Brunel University London, United Kingdom (e-mail: Yongmin.Li@brunel.ac.uk).
Cite: Shakirat Abimbola Adesola and Yongmin Li, "Investigating the Impact of Learners Emotions on Academic Performance and Motivation Using Ethnography," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 8, no. 10, pp. 730-735, 2018.