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Original article | International Journal of Educational Researchers 2020, Vol. 11(2) 10-19

School Climate, Academic Achievement and Students' Personal Factors as Correlates of Interest in Schooling Among Undergraduates of University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Olubukola Adesola Oyebanji

pp. 10 - 19   |  Manu. Number: ijers.2020.002

Published online: June 29, 2020  |   Number of Views: 4  |  Number of Download: 13


Abstract

The study examined school climate, academic achievement and students' personal factors as correlates of interest in schooling among Undergraduates of University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Descriptive survey research design was adopted, and structured copies of questionnaire were used to gather data. The study adopted multistage sampling procedure to select two hundred (200) undergraduates in University of Ibadan who participated in the study. The result revealed that school climate, academic achievement and students' personal factors had significant joint influence on interest in schooling (F(7,192) = 18.331; p<0.05), and out of school climate, academic achievement and students' personal factors (level of study, gender, age, religion and family background), school climate and academic achievement have significant independent influence on interest in schooling (b=-0.234; t = -5.942; p<0.05. b=0.497; t = 8.138; p<0.05. b=0.266; t = 4.377; p<0.05) among Undergraduates of University of Ibadan, Nigeria. The study concluded that there was significant relative and joint influence of school climate and academic achievement on interest in schooling among Undergraduates of University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Therefore, it was recommended that University council and authority, counseling psychologists, educational administrators and parents should take cognizance of academic achievement and school climate in the development of any intervention to assist undergraduates with low or no interest in schooling.

Keywords: school climate, academic achievement, students' personal factors, interest in schooling


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Oyebanji, O.A. (2020). School Climate, Academic Achievement and Students' Personal Factors as Correlates of Interest in Schooling Among Undergraduates of University of Ibadan, Nigeria . International Journal of Educational Researchers , 11(2), 10-19.

Harvard
Oyebanji, O. (2020). School Climate, Academic Achievement and Students' Personal Factors as Correlates of Interest in Schooling Among Undergraduates of University of Ibadan, Nigeria . International Journal of Educational Researchers , 11(2), pp. 10-19.

Chicago 16th edition
Oyebanji, Olubukola Adesola (2020). "School Climate, Academic Achievement and Students' Personal Factors as Correlates of Interest in Schooling Among Undergraduates of University of Ibadan, Nigeria ". International Journal of Educational Researchers 11 (2):10-19.

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