Gender Difference in Students’ Academic Performance in Chemistry in Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin

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ABSTRACT

         The research was conducted to investigate sex difference in students’ academic performance in chemistry in Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin. The sample comprises of the results of students of Colleges of Education Ilorin from 2004 – 2009 academic session. These results were used to find the percentages differences in their distinction, credit, merit, pass.

It was observed that the male students performed better in the first two academic sessions while the female students performed better in the third academic session.

The shows that male students performed slightly better than their females counterparts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title page                                                                      i

Certification                                                                  ii

Dedication                                                                    iii

Acknowledgement                                                        iv

Abstract                                                                        vi

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

Background to the Study                                             1

Statement of the Problem                                            5

Purpose of the Study                                                   6

Research Question                                                       7

Research Hypothesis                                                    7

Scope and Limitation of the Study                              8

Significant of Study                                                      8      

Definition of Variable and Terms                                 9

                                            

CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW

Introduction                                                                  10

Science and its Achievements                                     11

Chemistry Education and Teaching Profession          14

Gender Difference and Chemistry Class                     17

Rational for Education by Gender                                20

Educational Aspiration and Expectation                     22

Motivation, An significant tool to Bridges the gap      25

Appraisal of Related Literature                                    28

CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

Research Type                                                              30

Sample and sampling techniques                                31

Research instrument                                                   31

Validation of Instrument                                              32

Procedure of Data Collection                                       32

Data Analysis Technique                                             33

CHAPTER FOUR: DATA ANALYSIS

Data Analysis and Findings                                         36

Summary of Findings                                                  36

CHAPTER FIVE: Discussion, Conclusion,

   Recommendation

Discussion                                                                    38

Conclusion                                                                   42

Recommendation                                                         44

Suggestion for further research                                   47

References                                                                    48

Appendixes                                                                   50

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APA

GERALDINE, Y (2021). Gender Difference in Students’ Academic Performance in Chemistry in Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/gender-difference-in-students-academic-performance-in-chemistry-in-kwara-state-college-of-education-ilorin

MLA 8th

GERALDINE, YUSUF "Gender Difference in Students’ Academic Performance in Chemistry in Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin" Afribary. Afribary, 25 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/gender-difference-in-students-academic-performance-in-chemistry-in-kwara-state-college-of-education-ilorin. Accessed 09 Aug. 2022.

MLA7

GERALDINE, YUSUF . "Gender Difference in Students’ Academic Performance in Chemistry in Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin". Afribary, Afribary, 25 Dec. 2021. Web. 09 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/gender-difference-in-students-academic-performance-in-chemistry-in-kwara-state-college-of-education-ilorin >.

Chicago

GERALDINE, YUSUF . "Gender Difference in Students’ Academic Performance in Chemistry in Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin" Afribary (2021). Accessed August 09, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/gender-difference-in-students-academic-performance-in-chemistry-in-kwara-state-college-of-education-ilorin