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The Relationship Between Nigerian High School Seniors' Performance in Theory and Practical Biology

B.J. BILESANMI- AWODERU

Abstract




This study investigated the relationship and extent of correlation between Students' Performance in Theory and Practical aspects of Biology. The subjects were three hundred and sixty SS Two students who responded to two reliable and valid tests, that is BTT and BPT and five hypotheses were raised. Also, the effect of gender and school location were investigated, the results show that there was a low but positive relationship in the students' performance in BTT and BPT.



While students' performance in BTT showed no significant gender and location differences, significant differences were established for students' performance based on gender and location in BPT. Based on the findings, some suggestions were made.



IFE PsychologIA Vol 9, No1 2001, pp. 134-140



http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ifep.v9i1.23606
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