publication . Article . 2015

The Impact of Home Environment Factors on Academic Performance of Senior Secondary School Students in Garki Area District, Abuja - Nigeria

L. T. Dzever;
Open Access Bulgarian
  • Published: 01 Dec 2015 Journal: Bulgarian Journal of Science and Education Policy, volume 9, issue 1, pages 66-92 (issn: 1313-1958, eissn: 1313-9118, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Sofia
The study examined the impact of home environment factors on the academic performance of public secondary school students in Garki Area District, Abuja, Nigeria. The stratified sampling technique was used to select 300 students from six public schools, while the simple random sampling technique was used to administer the questionnaire. The study utilized a descriptive survey research design for the study. Also, data on student’s academic performance was obtained from student’s scores in four selected school subjects. Data obtained was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistical techniques; Pearson Product Moment Correlation and Multiple regression ana...
Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: Academic performance, home environment factors, parenting styles, lcsh:Education, lcsh:L
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Academic performance 50.11 13.339 Authoritarian 17.03 3.102 Demanding 18.79 3.198 Permissive parenting style 15.89 3.010 Sig. at * P< 0.01; ** P<0.05 level 1 Vickers, H. (1994). Young children at risk, differences in family functioning.

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