Learning Environment Variables and the Efficacy of Student Learning in Secondary School in Abak Local Government, Akwa Ibom State

Abstract

Four research questions and four null hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. A simple random sampling technique was used in selecting 34 respondents from each 6 schools, with a sample size of 204 was selected from the population of 1,518. The instrument titled LEVSLEQ was used to elicit response from the respondent. The reliability of the research instrument yielded a co-efficient of 0.82. The data was analyzed using dependent t-test and was tested at .05 level of significance. The findings indicated that environmental variable studied   influence students’ learning effectiveness.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

Author Biographies

Abisola Oladeni Sakirudeen, University of Uyo, Faculty of Education

Researcher, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. E-mail: abisola4u@gmail.com

Ekanem Uwe, University of Calabar, Faculty of Education

Professor, Cross River State, Etagbor, Calabar, Nigeria.

References

Anderson, J. R. (1993). Problem Solving and Learning. American Psychologist, 48(1), 35–44

Asuquo, B. B. (2006). Impact of Classroom Climate on Students’ Critical Thinking among Senior Secondary School Students in Uyo Metropolis. An unpublished (B. Ed.) Seminar, University of Uyo, Uyo Akwa Ibom State.

Bandele, S. O. (2002). Administration of Continuous Assessment in Tertiary Institution in Nigeria. Journal of Educational Foundations and Management, 1 (1): 289–296.

Clifford, M. M (1972). Effects of Competition as a Motivational Techniques in the Classroom. American educational Research Journal 9 (1), 123-137

Cotton, K. (2001). New Small Learning Communities: Findings from recent literature. Northwest Regional Education laboratory.

Denga, D. I. (2002). Guidance and Counselling in Schools and Non-school Settings. Calabar: Rapid Educational Publisher.

Essien, E. I. (2009). Efficacy of learning Environment and learners’ Demonstration. Learning in Urban Local Education Committee. An Unpublished (B.Ed.) Project, Faculty of Education, University of Uyo, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

Fraser, B. J (2002). Classroom Learning Environment: Retrospect, Context and prospect. Second International Handbook of Science Education, 1191-1239

Freiberg, H. J (1999). School Climate: Measuring, Improving and Sustaining Healthy Learning Environments: Philadelphia, PA: Falmer Press

Lawal, F. (2003). Students Reference Book on Learning and Remembering Techniques. Lagos: Scholastic and Allied Production Ltd.

Clifford, M. M (1972). Effects of Competition as a Motivational Techniques in the Classroom. American educational Research Journal 9 (1), 123-137

John, H. F, Miller, P. H and Miller, S. A (1985). Cognitive Development. Prentice-Hall

Ogunlade, J. C. (2006). Learning Environment and Educational Attainment in some school children in western Nigeria. Journal of Education, 7, 1–17.

Okon, J. I. (2003). School Location: A correlation of students’ reading Attention span. In Calabar south locality. Unpublished (B.Ed.). Project, Faculty of Education, University of Calabar.

Salvin, R. E (1994). Educational psychology: Theory and Practice (London, Aliyn and Bacon).

Sunday, A. T. (2008). Impacts of structured Learning Environment on students’ study habits in Mbo Local Government Area. Unpublished NCE, Seminar, Akwa Ibom State College of Education, Afaha Nsit.

Published
2020-07-27
How to Cite
Oladeni SakirudeenA., & UweE. (2020). Learning Environment Variables and the Efficacy of Student Learning in Secondary School in Abak Local Government, Akwa Ibom State. Journal of Elementary Education, 13(2), 113-130. https://doi.org/10.18690/rei.13.2.113-130.2020
Section
Scientific Articles