Learning Resources and Academic Performance of Students in Science Subjects: A Case Study of Kalyet Secondary School, Uasin-Gishu District, Kenya2

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Kampala International University, school of science with education
A study on the learning resources and academic performance of student in science subjects was undertaken. Kalyet secondary school in Uasin-Gishu district of Kenya, the area of study was undertaken as a case study. The study was guided by the research objectives which included; the identification of the essential learning resources for science subjects in the school, the determination of the significant relationship between learning resources and the academic performance of science subjects, the determination of the trend of the students performance science subjects in the school as well as the suggestion of possible solutions. The study employed both descriptive and quantitative methods of research design. A sample of 48 students and 7 teachers of the school were selected by use of a random of sampling technique. The students selected, filled the questionnaires of the study while the sample of teachers responded to the questions in the interview guide. Data collection methods included the collection of both the primary and secondary data by the use of data collection instruments such as; questionnaires and the interview guide. The researchers own observation on specific features of the phenomena under study was also employed in data collection. Data analysis was done by using the quantitative methods. Analyzed data has been presented in percentages, tabulations, graphics and pie-charts
A Research Report Submitted to the Institute of Continuing And Distance Studies, Kampala International University, In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for the Award of Bachelor’s Degree in Education Science
Learning Resources and Academic Performance of Students, Uasin-Gishu District, Kenya