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
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
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,
Suggestion for further research 47
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
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.
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 >.
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