Gender Difference in the Achievement of JHS Students Taught Selected Concepts on Matter Using Integration of Indigenous Industrial Activities

2019 Journal of Education and Practice  
This study aims at finding out the gender difference in the achievement of JHS students taught selected concepts on matter using integration of indigenous industrial activities in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. The study employed posttest-only non-equivalent control group design of the quasi-experimental research design. The researcher employed the purposive sampling technique for this study, making up of 43 males and 47 females. The instruments used for collecting data for this research
more » ... or this research were test, questionnaire and semi-structured interview schedules. The findings from the study shows that there was no statistically significant difference in achievement between male and female students of the experimental group in post-test. This means that both males and females in the experimental group were at par on their conceptual understanding of the selected concepts on matter before and after the treatment. Therefore, in the context of this study, gender did not seem to have any influence on the achievement of the students.
doi:10.7176/jep/10-36-17 fatcat:qpgxioxedneuhmn75eozvcib6i