Authors: Shruti Marwaha1 & A. K. Sinha2 & Ramesh Sahani3
1Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
2Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
3Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
Abstract: The in-hand study was undertaken to assess the effectiveness of intervention program on the intelligence quotient, focus factor, decision making ability, creative quotient and academic achievement of students. The longitudinal study was conducted on a sample of 4822 boys and girls aged between 7 and 16 years of age in Chandigarh and Punjab Students of these age groups were the target for the research because this wide range was helpful to analyse the impact of intervention program among respondents of experimental group. In the present research study, socio demographic data sheet, cognitive ability assessment and multiple intelligence scale were used to get the primary quantitative data for further analysis. The procedure involved eleven stages. These stages were followed with the timeline so as to get the reliable findings. The program lasted for around 12 months. During this one year, the respondents in both the groups were assessed 5 times. Academic scores were taken pre and post assessment for analysis. During this time span, a total of 720 customised tasksheets were given to only the respondents belonging to the experimental group while no tasksheet was given to students of the control group. The study found vibrant increase in the cognitive abilities and academic achievement of students.
Keywords: Intelligence Quotient, Focus Factor, Decision Making Ability, Creative Quotient, Academic Achievement, Customised Tasksheets
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