A comparative study of the classroom treatment of male and female students of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro.

Olaitan W. Akinleke, Olusegun J. Omowunmi


Following the increasing evidence of differentials in the educational opportunities and attainments of male and female students, especially in the underdeveloped countries, this study sets out to uncover the extent of such gender differences in Nigeria. Purposely, the study aims to discover whether male and female students perceive their classroom treatment (by faculty) and experiences differently; and whether there is any correlation between such perception and their academic performance. Using the College Student Experience Questionnaire (CSEQ), Third Edition (Pace, 1990), it was found that male and female students do not have any significant difference in their perception about classroom treatment and that there was a negative relationship between males’ and females’ attitude toward education. However, it was recommended that faculty should employ gender-neutral practices that promote equal opportunities for both male and female students.

Keywords: classroom treatment, gender opportunities and academic achievement

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