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ERIC Number: EJ1081653
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 28
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Cognitive Styles Field Dependence/Independence and Scientific Achievement of Male and Female Students of Zamfara State College of Education Maru, Nigeria
Muhammad, Tukur; Daniel, Esther Gananamalar Sarojini; Abdurauf, Rose Amnah
Journal of Education and Practice, v6 n10 p58-63 2015
This study was conducted to examine the association between cognitive styles (Field dependence/Independence) and scientific achievement in Male and Female student of Biology and Integrated science Department of Zamfara State College of Education Maru, the is correlational. A population of 700 students were used, in which 150 were randomly selected using simple random sampling technique. The instrument used in this study is Latent Patterns which was developed by Witkin et al., the reliability coefficient of 0.82 was established for both Male and Female students, in order to answer the questions descriptive statistics was used as well as t-test, one way analysis of variance ANOVA and Schulte post was also employed. This study revealed that there is significant relationship between Male and Female students Field dependence and Field independence and their academic achievement, the findings also indicates that cognitive styles (Field dependence/Independence) is a significant predictor of scientific achievement in Male and Female student of Biology and Integrated science students of Zamfara State College of Education Maru.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Nigeria