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Emotional Value Judgment and Achievement in Basic Science

M O Afuwape

Abstract


The study sought to examine emotional value judgment on student achievement in Basic Science. The study was carried out in Ijebu-North Local Government Area of Ogun State. Data were collected through valid questionnaire sent to five secondary schools within the local Government. One Hundred Junior Secondary II Students were used from the selected schools. Correlation, regression and statistical tools were used. With the through research question used, it was discovered that the consideration of emotional disposition has noticeable positive impact on the improved academic performance of students’ in Basic Science. It was also discovered that there lies a strong and positive correlation between emotional judgment and achievement in Basic Science. This study is a step towards reducing psychological problem in Basic Science teaching and learning.



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