Volume 1, Issue 5, October 2013, Page: 23-25
Gender Analysis of Students’ Entry Qualification in English Language in Colleges of Education in Kwara State
Olanipekun, Shola Sunday, General Studies Department, College of Education (Tech.), Lafiagi, P.M.B 001, Kwara State, Nigeria
James Andokari Zaku, Department of English, School of Language, Federal College of Education, Zaria
Received: Sep. 11, 2013;       Published: Oct. 20, 2013
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijsedu.20130105.12      View  2668      Downloads  153
Abstract
The paper employed descriptive survey study of students’ entry qualification in English language based on gender in the Colleges of Education in Kwara State, Nigeria. One hundred and eighty- six students were sampled for the study. Descriptive Statistic was used to analyze the data collected. The results showed that male students performed better than their female counterparts. The paper concluded that findings on gender are inconclusive since different researchers have different opinions based on their findings as regards gender effect on students’ academic performance. Recommendations were suggested at the end of the study.
Keywords
Gender, Entry Qualification, English Language, and Students’ Academic Performance
To cite this article
Olanipekun, Shola Sunday, James Andokari Zaku, Gender Analysis of Students’ Entry Qualification in English Language in Colleges of Education in Kwara State, International Journal of Secondary Education. Vol. 1, No. 5, 2013, pp. 23-25. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsedu.20130105.12
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