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dc.contributor.authorAdegboye Jr., O.A.
dc.coverage.spatialNigeria.en
dc.date.accessioned2015-08-14T13:39:11Z
dc.date.available2015-08-14T13:39:11Z
dc.date.issued2008-11
dc.identifier.citationAdegboye, O.A., Jr. (2008) The Influence of Psychological and Societal Factors on Student Performance in Mathematics at the Senior Secondary School Level. Zimbabwe Journal of Educational Research (ZJER) vol. 20, no.3, (pp. 317-332.) UZ, Mt. Pleasant, Harare: HRRC.en
dc.identifier.issn1013-3445
dc.identifier.urihttp://opendocs.ids.ac.uk/opendocs/handle/123456789/6753
dc.descriptionA ZJER study on psychological and social factors that influence student performance in Mathematics at Nigerian secondary schools.en
dc.description.abstractThe study examined the influence of psychological and societal factors on students ’ performance in mathematics at Senior Secondary School Level in Ilorin metropolis of Kwara state. A simple random sampling technique was used to sample three hundred secondary school students who supplied information on the questionnaire. Each student was also given an academic achievement test to measure their performance in Mathematics. Average weighted response and correlational analysis were used to test the hypothesis. The result showed that psychological and societal factors are a significant influence on academic performance of Senior Secondary School students. It was also found that psychological factors exert a great influence on performance in mathematics. Based on the result, the researcher recommends that teachers, counsellors and parents should understand the psychological aspects of learning on their students/children in order to enhance dtr'r academic performance in mathematics.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherHuman Resource Research Centre (HRRC) , University of Zimbabwe (UZ.)en
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/en
dc.subjectChildren and Youthen
dc.subjectEducationen
dc.subjectScience and Societyen
dc.titleThe Influence of Psychological and Societal Factors on Student Performance in Mathematics at the Senior Secondary School Level.en
dc.typeArticleen
dc.rights.holderUniversity of Zimbabwe (UZ)en


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