THE ROLE OF MOTIVATION ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS IN ECONOMICS IN SOKOTO METROPOLIS (A CASE STUDY OF SOME SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN DANGE SHUNI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF SOKOTO STATE)

ABSTRACT
This study is conducted on the role of motivation on the academic performance of students in economics. Focus on the Dange Shuni Local Government Area of Sokoto State as a case study.

The major objectives of this study were to determine the role of motivation on the academic of performance of students in economics.

Also the knowledge skills acquired by the students of economics in secondary schools. To achieve this objective, survey method was used, five research questions were raised, and the total of 347 questionnaires made up of 282 students and 65 teachers were administered. In analyzing the data, simple percentages were used and responses analyzed with the aid of table. Based on the findings, it was resolve that student neglect the course of "Motivation", however, there is need for proper orientation, workshops, seminars and awareness to the students in economics to avoid them not to neglect the course (Motivation). It also reviews that students acquired the knowledge of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in economics. It was therefore, recommended that proper awareness on intrinsic and extrinsic motivation should be created.
The study was concluded that the role of motivation on the academic performance of students in economics plays a vital role in sustaining economics learning in the classroom.

Suggestion for further research studies were made on the related topics to the present problems.


TABLE OF CONTENT

Title Page
Abstract
Table of content
List of table

CHAPTER ONE
1.1       Introduction
1.2       Statement of the research problem
1.3       Purpose and objectives of the studies
1.4       Research Question
1.5       Research Hypothesis
1.6       Significance of the study
1.7       Scope and Delimitation of the study
1.8       Definition of terms

CHAPTER TWO
2.1       The concept of motivation
2.2       The role of motivation on the academic performance of students in economics
2.3       Strategies of motivating students
2.4       Types of motivation
2.5       The importance of motivation on students' performance in economics
2.6       The role of parental motivation on academic performance of students in economic
2.7       Empirical studies
2.8       Summary of literature review

CHAPTER THREE
3.1       Introduction
3.2       Research Design
3.3       Population of the study
3.4       Sample of size and sampling procedure
3.5       Instrument for data collection
3.6       Validity and reliability of the instrument
3.7       Procedure for Data Collection
3.8       Procedure for Data analysis

CHAPTER FOUR
4.1       Data presentation, analysis and interpretation
4.2       Analysis of demographic variable of respondents
4.3       Analysis of respondents answers to research questions

CHAPTER FIVE
5.1       Introduction
5.2       Summary of major finding
5.3       Conclusion
5.4       Recommendations
5.5       Possible Solution
5.6       Suggestion for further studies
Reference
Appendix


CHAPTER ONE


1.1    Introduction


Motivation is difficult to define. The word “motivation” comes from a Latin word “movers” which means to move; thus motivation can literary mean the process of arousing movement in individual. It is a very important factor which determines how successful we are at what we do. It serves as a driving force that gives us the will to accomplish task and eventually succeed in reaching an ultimate goal. Motivation levels can vary each day depending on how we feel, or how we view certain experience.

Motivation also drives us to stick to the low fact selections and recipes required to keep our progress moving.

Motivation is an influential factor in teaching and learning process. The success of learning depends on high or low motivation of students. It can drive learners in reaching learning goal. Therefore, motivation is the key of success in enhancing teaching process. High or low students’ motivation can be influenced by some factors. First, it is influenced by social life where student lives. Second, it is....

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