Factors Influencing Student Performance In Computer In Kcse In Day Secondary Schools Of Meru Gatundu South District.

TABLE OF CONTENTS CONTENT TITLE ............................................................. . DECLARATION ................................................ . DEDICATION ................................................... . ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS .................................... . TABLE OF CONTENTS ....................................... . ABSTRACT ...................................................... . 1.0 CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION ............................................... . 1.1.1 Background of the study ................................. . 1.1.2 Statement of the problem ................................. . 1.1.3 Purpose of the study ....................................... . 1.1.4 Objectives of the study .................................... . 1.1.5 Research questions ......................................... . 1.1.6 Scope of the study ......................................... . 1.1. 7 Assumptions of the study ................................. . 1.1.8 Limitations of the study ................................... . 1.1.9 Theoretical / Conceptual framework .................... . 1.2.0 Definition oftenns ......................................... . 2.0 CHAPTER TWO LITERATURE REVIEW ....................................... . 2.1.1 Resource and facilities ...................................... . V PAGE 1 11 111 IV V viii I 3 4 4 5 5 5 6 6 8 11 11 f 2.1.2 Teacher professional training .............................. . 2.1.3 Student Socio-Economic home background ............. . 2.1 .4 Administrative support ...................................... . 2.1.5 Student-Teacher Ratio .................................... . 2.1.6 Teacher Experience ......................................... . 3.0 CHAPTER THREE METHODOLOGY ................................................ . 3. I. I Research Design ............................................. . 3 .1.2 Area of study ................................................. . 3.1.3 Target population ............................................ . 3.1.4 Samples and Sampling Techniques ....................... . 3.1.5 Instrumentation .............................................. . 3.1.6 Data Collection .............................................. . 3.1.7 Data Analysis ................................................ . 4.0 CHAPTER FOUR 14 15 16 18 18 19 19 19 20 20 20 22 22 DATA ANALYSIS, INTERPRETATION AND DISCUSSIONS.. 23 5.0 CHAPTER FIVE SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS.. 39 5.1 Summary........................................................ 39 5.2 Conclusion...................................................... 39 5.3 Recommendations............................................. 42 Research Budget.................................................... 44 Research time schedule............................................ 45 VI Bibliography ........................................................ . Appendix A ......................................................... . AppendixB ......................................................... . Appendix C ......................................................... . Vll 46 51 54 59

ABSTRACT

The general observation was that the performance of day secondary schools in KCSE Computer was comparatively poorer than boarding secondary schools. This study, therefore aimed at can-ying out an in-depth study of the various factors affecting student performance in the KCSE Computer examination in Mern Gatundu South District. The general hypothesis was that there is significant relationship between various school and home variables and student perfo1mance in day secondary schools. The theoretical framework used in the study was that of Production Function The01y of education used to explain the relationship between various inputs and outputs and how the input variables interact to influence educational output. The study population was 22 day secondary schools in Mern Gatundu South District. Simple random sampling technique was used to get a sample of 8 schools representing 30% of the target population. Data was collected from computer teachers and students. Data collection instrnments were questionnaires, interviews, document analysis and physical observation. Questiomiaires were open - ended and closed - ended. Interviews were conduced to enable clarification for responses given. Document analysis was done on the previous KCSE results of schools visited. Physical observation of facilities was conducted to get a trne picture of the learning conditions in these schools. 

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MIINGI, N (2022). Factors Influencing Student Performance In Computer In Kcse In Day Secondary Schools Of Meru Gatundu South District.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-student-performance-in-computer-in-kcse-in-day-secondary-schools-of-meru-gatundu-south-district

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MIINGI, NGARUIYA "Factors Influencing Student Performance In Computer In Kcse In Day Secondary Schools Of Meru Gatundu South District." Afribary. Afribary, 13 Jun. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-student-performance-in-computer-in-kcse-in-day-secondary-schools-of-meru-gatundu-south-district. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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MIINGI, NGARUIYA . "Factors Influencing Student Performance In Computer In Kcse In Day Secondary Schools Of Meru Gatundu South District.". Afribary, Afribary, 13 Jun. 2022. Web. 16 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-student-performance-in-computer-in-kcse-in-day-secondary-schools-of-meru-gatundu-south-district >.

Chicago

MIINGI, NGARUIYA . "Factors Influencing Student Performance In Computer In Kcse In Day Secondary Schools Of Meru Gatundu South District." Afribary (2022). Accessed June 16, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/factors-influencing-student-performance-in-computer-in-kcse-in-day-secondary-schools-of-meru-gatundu-south-district