Assessment on Female Students Achievement in Chemistry Subject at Merti Secondary School
Volume 6, Issue 6, November 2017, Pages: 200-206
Received: Oct. 5, 2017;
Accepted: Oct. 20, 2017;
Published: Dec. 7, 2017
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Adane Gebre Silassie Hailemariam, Chemistry Department, Dire Dawa University, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia
Girma Dadi, Chemistry Department, Merti High School, Merti Metehara, Ethiopia
The research was conducted in metehara merti high school. Research design for this study was survey research design. In Merti secondary school there are 45 students in grade 9, using simple random sampling 18 female students and three chemistry teachers were selected. those the selected students were also based on their status low medium and high achivers. The data was collected through interview, questioner and from mark list. Majority of them (89%) do not have their own study time. about 56%of respondents’ responds cultural outlook affects their achievement. while about 78% of respondents responds burden at home is directly influence the achievement. The 83% of respondents’ responds lack of confidence to learn chemistry subjects. About 78% of respondents responds that their teachers are not gave tutorial class and 72% respondent’s responds that teachers do not implemented the classroom division. After the implementation of the action all those problems were solved.
Adane Gebre Silassie Hailemariam,
Assessment on Female Students Achievement in Chemistry Subject at Merti Secondary School, Education Journal.
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2017, pp. 200-206.
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