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Title: The effects of teacher’s attitude on students' academic performance: a case study of Rongo division,
Authors: Grace, Otieno A.
Keywords: Education
Teacher’s attitude
Academic performance
Rongo division,
Issue Date: Nov-2009
Publisher: Kampala international international: College of Education, open and distance learning
Abstract: The study sought to establish the effect of teachers conduct on students' academic performance and was driven by Four objectives: to establish the effect of teachers perception on students’ performance in Rongo division, to find out how the teachers emotions affect students’ performance in Rongo division, to establish how teachers behavior affects students’ performance and to find out how teachers guidance affects students’ performance. To achieve these objectives the researcher sampled 80 respondents from various schools in Rongo divisions. The study utilized qualitative research methods; two data collection instruments were used: Structured questionnaire and Interview guides. The collected data was presented in tabular and analyzed statistically to decipher findings. The major finding of the study was that the emotions of the teacher directly affected the students’ performance and conclude by stating that teachers should control their emotions at their places of work and that the perception of teachers was no longer of high regard and this was attributed to the low salaries and motivation associated with the profession. The study indicated that the government should introduce motivational incentives and revise teachers' salaries so that they can be able to fully sustain themselves while concentrating on their work.
Description: A research project submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirement for the award of bachelors of arts with education faculty of education, Kampala international university
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