The Relationship Between Students’ Performance in Continuous Assessment and Their Final Performance in Economics

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ABSTRACT

         The purpose of the study is to find out the relationship between continuous assessment and their final performance in Economics. The sample for the study consists of 100 students who were randomly selected from five stratified mixed and public secondary schools. The records of the students on continuous assessment and junior schools certificate examination results in social studies were collected from the continuous assessment division of the ministry of education and schools principals, respectively was used for the data analysis. Results showed that there are positive and significant relationship between continuous assessment and the junior school certificate examination results on the basis of gender ownership of school types. One of the major recommendation is that the school authority should provide conducive environment for students learning to improve their continuous assessment and academic performance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title page                                                                      i

Certification                                                                  ii

Dedication                                                                     iii

Acknowledgement                                                         iv

Abstract                                                                        vii    

Table of Contents                                                         viii

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

Background of the Study                                             1

Statement of the Problem                                            4

Purpose of the Study                                                   5

Significance of the Study                                             6

Scope of the Study                                                       7

The Study Area                                                             8

Definition of Terms                                                       8

 

CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

Structure of continuous Assessment C.A                   10

Factors affecting students Performance                      13

Relationship between C.A and SSCE Examination     18

Learning of Economics in Secondary School              22

Means of facilitating learning of Economics                24

CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODS

Research Design                                                          27

Population                                                                    28

Sample and sampling Technique                                 28

Instrumentation                                                           30

Validity of the Instrument                                            31

Reliability of the Instrument                                        32

Administration of the Instrument                               33

Data Analysis                                                               33

 

CHAPTER FOUR: RESULT AND DISCUSSION

Presentation of Results                                                34

Discussion of Results                                                   42

CHAPTER FIVE:  SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS AND

    RECOMMENDATION

Summary                                                                      46   

Conclusion                                                                    47

Recommendation                                                         49

Suggestion for further studies                                     51

References                                                                    52

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APA

ABAYOMI, B (2021). The Relationship Between Students’ Performance in Continuous Assessment and Their Final Performance in Economics. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-relationship-between-students-performance-in-continuous-assessment-and-their-final-performance-in-economics

MLA 8th

ABAYOMI, BABATUNDE "The Relationship Between Students’ Performance in Continuous Assessment and Their Final Performance in Economics" Afribary. Afribary, 25 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-relationship-between-students-performance-in-continuous-assessment-and-their-final-performance-in-economics. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

MLA7

ABAYOMI, BABATUNDE . "The Relationship Between Students’ Performance in Continuous Assessment and Their Final Performance in Economics". Afribary, Afribary, 25 Dec. 2021. Web. 10 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/the-relationship-between-students-performance-in-continuous-assessment-and-their-final-performance-in-economics >.

Chicago

ABAYOMI, BABATUNDE . "The Relationship Between Students’ Performance in Continuous Assessment and Their Final Performance in Economics" Afribary (2021). Accessed August 10, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-relationship-between-students-performance-in-continuous-assessment-and-their-final-performance-in-economics