The Influence of Instructional Facilities on Students’ Academic Performance in Public Secondary Schools in Sapele Local Government Area of Delta State

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title page…………………….…………………………………..……………i

Certification………………….……………………………………….……….ii

Dedication page…………….………………………………………….….…iii

Acknowledgement………….…………………………..……………………iv

Table of contents……….….……………………………………………...…vi

List of tables……………….……………………………………………….….x

Abstract …………………………………………………………………….…xi

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

Background to the study…………………………………….………..1

Statement of the problem………….………………………………….5

Research Questions………..……………………..………………..…6

Research Hypotheses…………………………………………….…...7

Purpose of the study……..…………………………………….……...8

Assumption …………………………………….………….…….…...9

Significance of the study ………………………………..……….…...9

Scope and delimitation of the study …………………..………..…...10

Definition of terms ……………………………………..…..………....10

CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

Conceptual framework……………………………..…………………13

Instructional facilities …………………………………….………..…15

The importance of instructional facilities

in teaching and learning……………………………………………….27

Importance of resources availability in

secondary schools ………………………………………..…………..33

Academic performance concepts……………………………………46

Importance of resources to the concept of

academic performances……………………………….....................51

Appraisal of literature………………………………………………….53

CHAPTER THREE: METHODOLOGY

Research Design.................. ………………………..……………….53

Population of the Study………………………..……………………….53

Sample and Sampling Techniques………………………..………….53

Research Instrument………………………..…………………………54

Validity of the Instrument………………………..…………………….55

Reliability of the Instrument………………………..………………....56

Administration of research instrument ……………………………...56

Method of Data Analysis………………………..…………………….57

CHAPTER FOUR: DATA ANALYSES, INTERPRETATION AND DISCUSSION

Research Question One...............................................................58

Research Question Two...............................................................59

Research Question Three............................................................60

Research Question Four..............................................................61

Hypothesis One ………................................................................63

Hypothesis Two ………................................................................64

Hypothesis Three ……….............................................................65

Discussion of findings...................................................................66

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION

Summary of research findings......................................................77

Conclusion....................................................................................81

Recommendations..........................................................................82

REFERENCES83

APPENDICES

Appendix I:Questionnaire .................................................................90

Appendix II: Demographic data........................................................94

Distribution of respondents by class.....................................94

Distribution of respondents by gender.....................................94

Distribution of respondents by school.....................................94

Appendix III: response rate..............................................................95

List of tables

I:Use of instructional facilities...................................................................61 II:Situation of instructional facilities...........................................................62 III:Adequacy of...
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