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Title: Social interaction and academic performance of learners in selected schools in Nairobi North district West Lands division – Kenya
Authors: Ngethe Njeri, Patrick
Keywords: Social interaction
Academic performance of learners
Nairobi North district West Lands division
Issue Date: Aug-2010
Publisher: Kampala international University College of Education Open and Distance Learning
Abstract: The purpose of the study was to examine the impact of social interaction on children's academic performance. The objectives of the study were to establish to the relationship between social interaction and academic performance of the learner. The researcher used a case study design. A representative sample was made from the target population though simple random sampling method. A representative sample of 30% was drawn from the target population to satisfy the requirement of data collection. The data was collected using-administer questionnaires and oral interviews. The data was analyzed, using qualitative and quantitative techniques. That involved generating descriptive statistics such as percentages. Qualitative data was also analyzed through segregation of field notes according to study themes from conclusions drawn. The researcher concluded the social interaction has a major impact of children's academic performance. The findings also revealed that learners that engage in social interaction like play are most likely to perform better than others.
Description: A Research Report Submitted to Institute of Open and Distance Learning in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of a Degree in Bachelor of Education of Kampala International University
Appears in Collections:Bachelor of Education

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