Influence of Social Studies Students' Self Perception on Their Academic Performance in Calabar Education Zone Cross River State

Edinyang Sunday David, Ushie Doris Emmanuel, Urubulam Cecillia
2020 World Journal of Innovative Research  
Pages 72-75 72 www.wjir.org  Abstract-This study explored the effect of students' self-perception of social studies on their academic performance in Calabar Cross River State Educational Region, Nigeria. The method of descriptional analysis was used. 500 Students in social studies were randomly chosen from the six Local Government sampled schools that make up the district. A 20 item questionnaire was developed and used for data collection with an adjusted four-point Likert scale. Statistical
more » ... cale. Statistical analysis was carried out on the data collected using descriptive statistics to address the study questions. The study showed that there is a substantial relationship between the self-perception and academic success of social studies students. It was proposed that teachers should develop positive attitudes towards students on their own, and as such, promote active involvement in classroom instruction.
doi:10.31871/wjir.9.1.13 fatcat:cgwq4skv4vayhhrgkhi5lmpdri