The Impact of Superstitious Ideas on the Students' Failure: An Empirical Investigation of Al-Ain University, United Arab Emirates
Keywords:Superstitious ideas, health issues, home issues, social issues, student failure, Al-Ain university, student demotivation
Recently, student failure has become a significant issue influencing the success of educational institutions, requiring researchers' attention. This study explores the effect of students' superstitious beliefs towards health, family, and societal issues on student failure at Al-Ain University, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The study also investigates the function of demotivation as a mediator between health concerns, home issues, social issues, and student failure at Al-Ain University in UAE. The study gathered primary information from a sample of pupils using survey questionnaires. Using smart-PLS, the article also examines the relationship between the understudy constructs. The results revealed that health concerns, family issues, and social issues have a strong relationship with student failure at Al-Ain University in the United Arab Emirates. Student demotivation strongly mediates the relationship between health concerns, family issues, social issues, and student failure at Al-Ain University in UAE. By eliminating students' superstitious beliefs, the research assists policymakers in creating regulations about student failure.