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Title: Recreational Facilities and Secondary School Students Academic Performance in Kwara State, Nigeria
Authors: Ogundele, M.O.
Issue Date: 2012
Series/Report no.: Vol. 9;No. 125; Pp 97-107
Abstract: The study investigated the relationship between Recreational Facilities and students Academic Performance of Secondary Schools in Kwara State, Nigeria. The study was a correlation survey type. Stratified random sampling technique was used to select 1200 respondents comprising of the principals, Vice-principals, class teachers, core subject teachers. The research instrument used was Recreational Facilities Questionnaire (RFQ) and students academic performance format (SAPF). The instrument for was validated by the experts. Split-half reliability method was used to determine the reliability index of .67 after subjected to spearman ranking order statistics. Pearson product moment correlation statistics was used to test all the three operational hypotheses at 0.05 significance level. The findings however revealed that high positive significant relationship exist between recreational facilities availability, utilization, improvisation and and students academic performance of secondary schools in Kwara State Nigeria. It was therefore recommended that government, non-governmental agencies and private sectors should come to the aid of secondary schools in the provision of recreational facilities in the interest of effective teaching learning process and positive students academic performance in Kwara State Nigeria.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1071
ISSN: 1596-9606
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