A Comparative Study of Students Performance in Economics and Commerce in Selected Senior Secondary Schools in Asa Local Government

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ABSTRACT

          The study examines the comparative study of students academic performance in economics and commercial in selected Senior Secondary Schools in Asa Local Government Area of Kwara State.

         Five research hypotheses were raised and addressed in the study. The research population consists of twelve secondary school in Asa Local Government Area out of five schools were chosen as sampled. SSCE Result for the year 2004, 2005 and Questionnaire was only instrument used for the study. Data collected were analysed using T-Test to find out the differences.

         The results show that lack of interest, non-challant attitudes of students and parents, shortage of teachers as well as un-conducive environment contributed to the factors that hindered the performance of students in both economics and commerce.

         Based on the findings, it was recommended that the recruitment and retention of qualified teachers in commerce and economics must be given priority attention. Also, the government and school authorities should provide enough classroom with learning materials to avoid congestion as well as motivates the teachers by improving on their condition of service.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title Page                                                                                 i

Approval Page                                                                          ii

Dedication                                                                                iii

Acknowledgement                                                                     iv

Abstract                                                                                   vii

Table of Contents                                                                      viii

CHAPTER ONE

Introduction                                                                              1

Background to the Study                                                            1

Purpose of the Study                                                                  3

Statement of the Problem                                                           4

Significance of the Study                                                             4

Research Questions                                                                   6

Limitation of the Study                                                               6

Definition of Terms                                                                    7

CHAPTER TWO

Review of Related Literature                                                        9

CHAPTER THREE

Research Design Adopted                                                           19

Population                                                                                18

Sample Selection                                                                       18

Validity of the Instrument                                                           18

Data Collection                                                                          19

Data Analysis                                                                            19

CHAPTER FOUR

Results and Discussion                                                               20

Discussion of Findings                                                                30

CHAPTER FIVE

Summary                                                                                 32

Conclusion                                                                                33

Recommendation                                                                       33

References                                                                               36

Questionnaire                                                                           38

 

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APA

Frontiers, E. & AJETUNMOBI, S (2021). A Comparative Study of Students Performance in Economics and Commerce in Selected Senior Secondary Schools in Asa Local Government. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/a-comparative-study-of-students-performance-in-economics-and-commerce-in-selected-senior-secondary-schools-in-asa-local-government

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and SANUSI AJETUNMOBI "A Comparative Study of Students Performance in Economics and Commerce in Selected Senior Secondary Schools in Asa Local Government" Afribary. Afribary, 25 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/a-comparative-study-of-students-performance-in-economics-and-commerce-in-selected-senior-secondary-schools-in-asa-local-government. Accessed 02 Jul. 2022.

MLA7

Frontiers, Edu, and SANUSI AJETUNMOBI . "A Comparative Study of Students Performance in Economics and Commerce in Selected Senior Secondary Schools in Asa Local Government". Afribary, Afribary, 25 Dec. 2021. Web. 02 Jul. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/a-comparative-study-of-students-performance-in-economics-and-commerce-in-selected-senior-secondary-schools-in-asa-local-government >.

Chicago

Frontiers, Edu and AJETUNMOBI, SANUSI . "A Comparative Study of Students Performance in Economics and Commerce in Selected Senior Secondary Schools in Asa Local Government" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 02, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/a-comparative-study-of-students-performance-in-economics-and-commerce-in-selected-senior-secondary-schools-in-asa-local-government