Influence of Literature-In–English and Choice of School on Senior Secondary Students’ Achievement in English Language

Olayinka.M. Iyekekpolor, Josephine,U. Akabogu, Cajetan I. Egbe


The study focused on the influence literature in English and choice of school portend on senior secondary students’ achievement in English language. The work covered a period of six years 2012-2017 and adopted an ex-post facto research design. WAEC and NECO results of 1,940 students from the two schools whose results were released by the examining bodies for the period under investigation, were used to collect data. Two research questions were answered using Mean and Standard deviation while research hypotheses were tested using t-test statistic at 0.05 level of significance. The study recommended among other issues that literature-in-English be integrated into SSS curriculum across board.

Keywords: Federal, State, rural, urban, WAEC, NECO

DOI: 10.7176/JLLL/77-02

Publication date:March 31st 2021

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