ELECTRONIC-EXAMINATION AND STUDENT ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN IBADAN METROPOLIS, OYO STATE NIGERIA
Keywords:E-examination, Academic Achievement, Ibadan Metropolis, public secondary schools
It has been reported that most students in Public Secondary Schools (PSSs) perform poorly in Mathematics and English Language (EL) in Senior Secondary Certificate Examination. Studies have considered household factors, teachers’ effectiveness and school location without given attention to e-examination. This study therefore, examined Eexamination and Student Academic Achievement (SAA) in PSSs in Ibadan Metropolis (IM), Oyo State, Nigeria. Descriptive survey research design was adopted. Multi-stage sampling procedure was used to select 500 respondents of which 420 respondents returned the instruments. Simple random and proportionate to size sampling technique was used to sample two Local Governments (LGs) and 25 PSSs, while 20 respondents from each school were selected using purposive sampling technique. E-Examination Questionnaire and Achievement Test for Mathematics and EL were developed for data collection. Reliability coefficient for each instrument was 0.78 and 0.85. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to answer research questions and test hypotheses. The result found that SAA was poor. Report revealed that the extent at which E-examination is being practiced in PSSs was high. The result equally indicated that, relationship was found between Eexamination and SAA in PSSs while an insignificant difference was obtained between male and female SAA. Stakeholders in education should place more priority on academic achievement of PSSs.