Teacher –Students Relationship and Its Influence on Students’ Academic Performance in Senior Secondary Schools in Sokoto State, Nigeria
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This study was on the teacher –students’ relationship and its influence on students’ academic performance in senior secondary schools in Sokoto state, Nigeria. The study was guided by three research questions among is: To what extent does teacher-student relationship significantly influence students’ academic performance in senior secondary schools in Sokoto state, Nigeria and three null hypotheses among is: There is no significant correlation between teacher-student relationship and students’ academic performance in senior secondary schools in Sokoto state, Nigeria. The researcher adopted correlational research design for this study. This is because it involves finding the relationship between two or variables with the help of structural questionnaire as the instrument for data collection. A population of 10,418 comprising 3,582 teachers and 6,836 students. A sample of 357 was selected using Research Advisors 2006. The self-designed instruments that was used to collect data from both teacher and students include: Teacher –Students Relationship Descriptive Questionnaire (TSRDQ) and Students Academic Performance Test (SAPT). The validity of the two instruments were ascertained by the experts in in test and measurement for content and face validation. Reliability index of (TSRDQ) and (SAPT) were obtained using test re-test and Cronbach alpha formula that yielded 0.83 and 0.75 respectively. The data that were collected was analyzed using simple statistics of mean and standard deviation to answer research questions. Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient (PPMCC) was used to test the null hypothesis one and three while Multiple Regression Analysis was used to test hypothesis 2 at 0.05 alpha level. From the result among other findings, revealed that Effects of cordial relationship between students-teachers and students’ academic performance were positively and significant because teachers found of help in maintaining student interest in the school. Based on the findings, it was concluded by recommending that Both teachers and students should continue to be active in teaching and learning and students should be seen as an important part of the classroom.
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