Effectiveness of Good Classroom Conditions on the Academic Achievement of Secondary School Students in Edo Central Senatorial District
Keywords:Academic achievement, Classroom conditions, Good classroom condition, Poor classroom condition
The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of good classroom conditions on the academic achievement of secondary school students in Edo State of Nigeria. To accomplish this objective, one research question and one hypothesis was formulated and investigated in the study. The study employed the quasi-experimental design. Participants from three public secondary schools in Edo central senatorial district comprising 450 S.S 11 students were used for the study. 20 test items in mathematics and English language was the instrument used in the study to pre-test the participants and another 20 test items in the same subjects was used to post-test the participants. All the participants were exposed to teaching in English LanguageÂ and Mathematics from their scheme of work for six weeks and tested before being moved to different classroom conditions to be taught for another six weeks in the same subjects. Participants thereafter were post-tested to know the effect of classroom conditions on each group of participants. The result of the study revealed that good classroom conditions enhance the academic achievement of students. Based this finding, it is recommended that students should be taught under good classroom conditions to enhance their academic achievement.
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