Learning Problems among Male and Female First Year Undergraduate Students

  • GG Ogbebor
  • AE Oghounu


There has been the observation that fresh students in their first year in the
university encounter some learning problems. Specific problems investigated
in this work include those of concentration ability, memory ability, study time
management ability, attention problems, ability to join other students in study group work and problems of self concept. The problem before the researcher is the effects of these study problems on the students. The purpose of the study is to investigate the effects of each of the problems on male and female students. One research question and one research hypothesis were formulated to guide the study. A descriptive designed was adopted. The percentage method of data analysis and analysis of variance were used. The findings show that the problem is the same on concentration and group work for male and female student but they differ on memory, attention and self concept. After an extensive discussion two recommendations were made.

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