Motivation and Academic Performances of Students in Economics in Oshimili South Local Government Area of Delta State

Nwachukwu P. O.


This study was carried out to investigate motivation and academic performances of students in economics in oshimili south local government area of delta state. The research is a descriptive research. Questionnaire was as instrument used for data collection. The researcher used simple random sampling method to select a total of three hundred (200) respondents. The collected data were analyzed using t-value. Several findings were made from the Study that lack of desirable resources and other instructional facilities, lack of relevant text books or materials in the library affect performance of the students. Based on these findings, the researcher recommended that students should have all the necessary materials required by the subject teacher, and dumping of some topics by the teachers should be checked by the heads of department. Finally, suggestions for further studies were made.
Key words: motivation, academic performances, economics Oshimili South

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