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American Journal of Educational Research. 2013, 1(9), 355-358
DOI: 10.12691/education-1-9-2
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Students’ Proficiency in English Language Relationship with Academic Performance in Science and Technical Education

Jacob Kola Aina1, , Alexander Gbenga Ogundele2 and Shola Sunday Olanipekun3

1Physics Department College of Education (T) Lafiagi, Kwara State, Nigeria

2Metal Work Department College of Education (T) Lafiagi, Kwara State, Nigeria

3General Studies Department College of Education (T) Lafiagi, Kwara State, Nigeria

Pub. Date: October 17, 2013

Cite this paper:
Jacob Kola Aina, Alexander Gbenga Ogundele and Shola Sunday Olanipekun. Students’ Proficiency in English Language Relationship with Academic Performance in Science and Technical Education. American Journal of Educational Research. 2013; 1(9):355-358. doi: 10.12691/education-1-9-2

Abstract

This is a descriptive research of a correlation type where 120 students were sampled from a college of education to find out the relationship between proficiency in English language and academic performance among students of science and technical education. Findings revealed that there is correlation between proficiency in English language and academic performance of students in science and technical education; students in technical education performed better than their counterpart in science education; students who passed English language performed better than those who failed both in science and technical education. Some recommendations were suggested at the end of the study.

Keywords:
science education technical education English proficiency correlation academic performance

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