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Factors and effects of poor background on the students academic performance in chemistry at senior secondary schools in Argungu metropolis

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 By: usericon Gambus  

 Project ID: 7193
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The study investigated the factors and effects of poor background on the students' academic performance in chemistry in Argungu metropolis. The study adopted a descriptive survey design to collect data on factors and effects of poor background on the student's academic performance in chemistry particularly in Argungu metropolis to check the validity of the data the first draft of the questionnaire was given to the expert in the Department of Science Education Faculty of Education Kebbi State University of Science and Technology Aliero to validate. Sample was also deduced from the population of 5285 students and 34 teachers using stratified sampling, six(6) schools were selected in three strata that is mixed schools boys schools, and girls schools, further, in each sampled school only 30 (ss2) were involved in the study and two (2) chemistry teachers, data were collected, using questionnaire for the chemistry teachers, and ( ss2) students, in the sample schools the findings were summarized and reported using a different table showing the percentage and frequency distribution. the study found and concluded that family background teachers' attitudes toward the work method of teaching and gender affect students' performance in Chemistry in Senior Secondary school in Argungu Metropolis. the results of the study reveal that gender has an effect on the attitude of students toward chemistry subject, developing students' attitudes positively increases and motivates students to interested in the study of chemistry which in turn brings positive development to both the nation and the individual. Finally, the study recommended that policy maker ministry of education stakeholders in education curriculum designers should ensure proper curriculum implementation by chemistry teachers and increase enrollment in chemistry....
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