Influence of Delinquent Behaviors on Academic Performance of Students as Expressed by Secondary School Teachers In Ilorin Metropolis

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title Page                                                                                    i

Certification                                                                                 ii

Dedication                                                                                   iii

Acknowledgement                                                                       iv

Table of Contents                                                                        vi

List of Tables                                                                               ix

Abstract                                                                                       xi

CHAPTER ONE:          INTRODUCTION

Background to the Study                                                             1

Statement of the Problem                                                            11

Research Questions                                                                     13

Research Hypotheses                                                                   15

Purpose of the Study                                                                    16

Significance of the Study                                                             16

Scope of the Study                                                                       18

Operational Definition of Terms                                                  18

CHAPTER TWO:         REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

Concept of Delinquent Behaviours                                              20

Causes of Delinquent Behaviours                                                25

Types of Delinquent Behaviour                                                   36

Influence of Delinquent Behaviour on Academic Performance 39

Empirical of the Study                                                                 46

Summary of Related Literature                                                    50

CHAPTER THREE:     METHODOLOGY

Preamble                                                                                     53

Research Designs                                                                        53

Population, Sample and Sampling Procedure                              54

Instrumentation                                                                           55

Psychometric Properties of the Instrument                                  56     

Procedure for Instrument, Administration and Data Collection    57

Procedure for Scoring the Instrument                                          58

Method of Data Analysis                                                             59

CHAPTER FOUR:        RESULTS

Introduction                                                                                 60

Demographic Data                                                                       60

Hypothesis Testing                                                                      68

Summary of the Findings                                                            74

CHAPTER FIVE:          DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION

Introduction                                                                                 76

Discussion                                                                                   77

Conclusion                                                                                  81

Implication of the Findings                                                          81

Recommendations                                                                       83

Suggestion for Further Studies                                                     85

References                                                                                   87

Appendix                                                                                     90


 

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1:       Percentage Distribution of Respondents Based on

Gender                                                                     61

Table 2:       Percentage Distribution of Respondents Based on School Types                                                                       62

Table 3:       Percentage Distribution of Respondents Based on

Age                                                                          62

Table 4:       Percentage Distribution of Respondents Based on Religion                                                                      63

Table 5:       Mean and Rank Order on the Respondents View on Influence of Delinquent Behaviour on Academic Performance of Secondary School Students                  65

Table 6:       Mean, Standard Deviation and t-value on the Respondent’s View on the Influence of Delinquent Behaviours on Academic Performance of Secondary School Student Based on Gender                              68

Table 7:       Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) Showing the Respondents’ View on the Influence of Delinquent Behaviour on Academic Performance of Secondary School Students Based on Age.                                        70


 

Table 8:       Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) Showing the Respondents View on the Influence of Delinquent Behavior on Academic Performance of Secondary School Student Based on Religion.                              71

Table 9:       Mean, Standard Deviation and t-value on the Respondents’ View on the Influence of Delinquent behaviour on Academic Performance of Secondary School Students Based on School Type.           73

 

 


 

ABSTRACT

The main focus of this study was to find out the influence of delinquent behaviour on academic performance of student as expressed by secondary school teachers in Ilorin metropolis. The variables considered in this study ware gender, school type, age and religion. Two hundred respondents participated in the study.

A self designed questionnaire tagged “Influence of Delinquent Behaviour on Academic Performance of Students (IDBAPS)” was employed to collect necessary data for the study. The data were analyzed using frequency counts and simple percentages for the demographic section while t-test and Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) statistical tools were used to test the research hypotheses of 0.05 level of significance.

The main findings base on the tested hypotheses indicated that some of the variable tested had significant influence on the influence of delinquent behaviour on academic performance of secondary school students in Ilorin on the basis of gender, school types, age and religion. Based on the finding of the study, recommendations were made. The need to establish counseling centers and organize enlightenment programme, information should be made known to parents, teachers and students so that they will be aware of the influence of delinquent behaviours, secondary school teachers should sensitized students on the need to acquire adequate delinquent information and discuss same freely with their friends they may be able to make well informed decisions about their future.

This measure are expected to help students in correcting and avoid delinquent behaviour in order to make them useful for themselves and the society as a whole.

    

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ISMAIL, I (2021). Influence of Delinquent Behaviors on Academic Performance of Students as Expressed by Secondary School Teachers In Ilorin Metropolis. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-delinquent-behaviors-on-academic-performance-of-students-as-expressed-by-secondary-school-teachers-in-ilorin-metropolis

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ISMAIL, IBRAHIM "Influence of Delinquent Behaviors on Academic Performance of Students as Expressed by Secondary School Teachers In Ilorin Metropolis" Afribary. Afribary, 25 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-delinquent-behaviors-on-academic-performance-of-students-as-expressed-by-secondary-school-teachers-in-ilorin-metropolis. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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ISMAIL, IBRAHIM . "Influence of Delinquent Behaviors on Academic Performance of Students as Expressed by Secondary School Teachers In Ilorin Metropolis". Afribary, Afribary, 25 Dec. 2021. Web. 15 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-delinquent-behaviors-on-academic-performance-of-students-as-expressed-by-secondary-school-teachers-in-ilorin-metropolis >.

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ISMAIL, IBRAHIM . "Influence of Delinquent Behaviors on Academic Performance of Students as Expressed by Secondary School Teachers In Ilorin Metropolis" Afribary (2021). Accessed August 15, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-delinquent-behaviors-on-academic-performance-of-students-as-expressed-by-secondary-school-teachers-in-ilorin-metropolis