Motivational orientation and its relationship to academic achievement among students of the Department of History at the University of Diyala


  • Huda Ahmed Abd Abbas
  • Dr.Qasim Ismail Mahdi



Motivational Orientation , Academic Achievement


The current research aims to identify:
1- Motivational orientation among students of the Department of History, University of Diyala .
2- The significance of the statistical differences according to the gender variable and the stage of study in the motivation orientation of the students of the Department of History at the University of Diyala.
3- The correlation between motivational orientation and academic achievement among students in the Department of History, Diyala University
In order to achieve the objectives of the research, the researcher followed the descriptive and associative approach. The research community was represented by students of the History Department at the Faculty of Education for Humanities, Diyala University for the academic year (2021-2022), their number (613). The basic research sample was randomly selected according to the Stephen Thompson equation, as it reached (236) male and female students. The researcher used the scale of motivational orientations as a tool for the current research, and the face validity, structural validity and internal consistency coefficient of the research tool were extracted, and then the reliability was extracted by the two methods of repetition, as the value of the coefficient of reliability reached (0.84) and the Cronbach alpha method ( 0.86) . To extract the results of the current research, the researcher used the statistical portfolio of social sciences (Spss 25 ) to analyze the data and then interpret it