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IJSTR >> Volume 9 - Issue 12, December 2020 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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The Correlation Between The Air Quality, Ventilation And Temperature, And Students' Achievement

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AUTHOR(S)

Ahmed Obralic

 

KEYWORDS

air quality, ventilation, temperature, environmental psychology, students’ achievement, classroom setting, high educational buildings from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the Socialist period and the After-war period.

 

ABSTRACT

This study deals with the relevant factors that were considered as determining factors of comfort in interior space, especially in learning environments. What's more, they imply a psychological trace on a student which affects students' performance and achievement. Regarding the environment, this trace is defined by lighting, the presence of daylight, the acoustic performance, the visual appearance, the selection of building material, air quality, etc. All these appearances form one ambiance that can be adequate or inadequate. The purpose of the study was to investigate the correlation between one of the environmental factors - air quality and students' academic achievement; and find the difference between students' perception of air quality in regards to the high educational buildings from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, the Socialist period and the After-war period. To get data on students' perception, the questionnaire including 20 questions was constructed and delivered to 208 participants. The significant correlation between the air quality and students' achievement was observed, as well as the difference between students' perception in regards to the air quality from faculties from all three periods. This study is significant for the reason it defines to what extends environmental factors affect human comfort, in order to improve the high educational institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

 

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