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Relative Effects of School Location, Class Levels and Gender on Reading Needs of Secondary School Students in Nigeria

GO Ofodu


This paper identified the effects of school location, gender and class levels on
secondary school students reading needs. The research instrument used was
a self-designed questionnaire. Four hypotheses were formulated and tested
using t-test and Analysis of Covariance at 0.05 levels of significance. The
findings revealed that that there was no significant difference between male
and female and reading needs. There is a significant difference between
urban and rural schools and the reading needs of learners. There was a
significant difference between class levels and the reading needs of learners.
Based on these results and conclusion, appropriate recommendations were

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