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Technological Attitude and Academic Achievement of Physics Students in Secondary Schools

US Stephen

Abstract


This research study was aimed at investigating the effect of technological attitude of students on academic achievement in Physics. Four co-education schools were randomly drawn from urban centers of Uyo and Abak Local Government Areas of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. This gave sample size of 110 senior secondary two physics students. Two researcher-made instruments, students’ attitude towards technology (SATTQ) and Physics Achievement Test (PAT) were used in generating the data for the study. Three research hypotheses were stated to guide the investigation. The data generated were analyzed using t-test statistics. The findings of the investigation revealed that
technological attitude, type of school and gender showed significant effects on students’ achievement in physics.



http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/afrrev.v4i3.60167
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