The Effect of Teacher Motivation on Students’ Performance in Biology in Calabar Municipality

67 Pages Posted: 4 Mar 2020

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Ekpeyong Ibok

University of Calabar (UNICAL)

Date Written: February 2, 2020

Abstract

The study examined the influence of teacher motivation on students performance in mathematics in Calabar Municipality of Cross River State. The independent variables were examined, three research questions were raised, and three research hypothesis were also formulated. The research design adopted for this study was survey. The sample for the study comprised of 200 Biology students selected from nine (9) public secondary schools in Abak Local Government area The instrument that was used for data collection in this study was questionnaire titled “Teachers’ motivation”(TMQ) and students’ academic performance in Biology Pearson Product Moment Each of the hypotheses was tested at 0.05 level of significance. The results obtained from the analysis revealed relationship between the conditions of service and students’ academic performance in Biology, relationship between regular promotion ,regular payment of salary and students’ academic performance in Biology.

It was recommended among others that Government should ensure regular payment of teachers salaries and prompt promotion when due to ensure teachers in the study area are motivated to ensure teaching effectiveness to improved students’ academic performance.

Keywords: motivation, teachers, salary, effectiveness ,academic achievement, students

Suggested Citation

Ibok, Ekpeyong, The Effect of Teacher Motivation on Students’ Performance in Biology in Calabar Municipality (February 2, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3530543 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3530543

Ekpeyong Ibok (Contact Author)

University of Calabar (UNICAL) ( email )

PMB 1115
Faculty of Social Sciences
Calabar, AK Cross River State 540402
Nigeria

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