EFFECT OF CLASS SIZE ON STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN SENIOR PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN GWAGWALADA AREA COUNCIL, FCT, ABUJA.

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ABSTRACT

This research was carried out to investigate the effect of class-size on students’ academic performance in senior public secondary schools in Gwagwalada area council, FCT, Abuja. The research methodology used for this research is the descriptive survey research design. The data collected from the questionnaire was analyzed based on the research questions of the study with explanations following immediately. It was discovered that large class-size leads to poor performance of the students’ and poor class-room management. It was recommended that school administrators should ensure they comply with the recommended class-size in the National Policy on Education.

















TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title page i

Dedication ii

Declaration iii

Certification iv

Acknowledgement s v

Abstract vii

Table of Contents viii

List of Tables xi


CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

1.1 Background of the Study 1

1.2 Statement of the Problem 4

1.3 Purpose of the Study 5

1.4 Research Questions 6

1.5 Scope of the Study 6

1.6 Significance of the Study 6

1.7 Operational Definition of Terms 9

1.8 Abbreviations 9




CHAPTER TWO

2.0 REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

2.1 Introduction 10

2.2 Theoretical Framework 10

2.3 Conceptual Framework 13

2.4 Review of Empirical Framework 31

2.5 Summary 35


CHAPTER THREE

3.0 RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS

3.1 Introduction 36

3.2 Research Design 36

3.3 Population of the Study 36

3.4 Sample size and Sample Procedure 37

3.5 Instrumentation 37

3.6 Validity of Instrument 38

3.7 Data Collection Procedure 38

3.8 Methods of Data Analysis 38






CHAPTER FOUR

4.0 DATA ANALYSIS, PRESENTATION,AND DISCUSSION OF RESULT

4.1 Introduction 39

4.2 Presentation of Data Analysis 39

4.3 Data Analysis and Results 41

4.4 Summary of Findings 45

4.5 Discussion of Findings 45


CHAPTER FIVE

5.0 SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS

5.1 Introduction 47

5.2 Summary 47

5.3 Conclusion 48

5.4 Limitation 48

5.5 Recommendations 49

5.6 Suggestions for Further Studies 49

REFERENCES 50







LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Sample Size of Public Senior Secondary Schools and its 

Respondents 37

Table 2: Distribution of Respondent by Sex 39

Table 3: Distribution of Respondent by Age 40

Table 4: Distribution of Respondents by Qualification 40

Table 5: Average class-size of Public Senior Secondary Schools 42

Table 6: Effects of class-size on the academic performance of senior 

              Secondary school students 43

Table 7: Class-size and learning behaviors of senior secondary school 

    Students

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APA

Desmond, U (2019). EFFECT OF CLASS SIZE ON STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN SENIOR PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN GWAGWALADA AREA COUNCIL, FCT, ABUJA.. Afribary.com: Retrieved December 15, 2019, from https://afribary.com/works/effect-of-class-size-on-students-academic-performance-in-senior-public-secondary-schools-in-gwagwalada-area-council-fct-abuja

MLA 8th

Ugo, Desmond. "EFFECT OF CLASS SIZE ON STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN SENIOR PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN GWAGWALADA AREA COUNCIL, FCT, ABUJA." Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 19 Nov. 2019, https://afribary.com/works/effect-of-class-size-on-students-academic-performance-in-senior-public-secondary-schools-in-gwagwalada-area-council-fct-abuja . Accessed 15 Dec. 2019.

MLA7

Ugo, Desmond. "EFFECT OF CLASS SIZE ON STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN SENIOR PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN GWAGWALADA AREA COUNCIL, FCT, ABUJA.". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 19 Nov. 2019. Web. 15 Dec. 2019. < https://afribary.com/works/effect-of-class-size-on-students-academic-performance-in-senior-public-secondary-schools-in-gwagwalada-area-council-fct-abuja >.

Chicago

Ugo, Desmond. "EFFECT OF CLASS SIZE ON STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN SENIOR PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN GWAGWALADA AREA COUNCIL, FCT, ABUJA." Afribary.com (2019). Accessed December 15, 2019. https://afribary.com/works/effect-of-class-size-on-students-academic-performance-in-senior-public-secondary-schools-in-gwagwalada-area-council-fct-abuja