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ERIC Number: EJ858106
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Apr
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 39
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0020-739X
Effect of Personalization of Instruction on Students' Achievement and Self-Efficacy in Mathematics Word Problems
Akinsola, Mojeed K.; Awofala, Adeneye O. A.
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, v40 n3 p389-404 Apr 2009
This study investigated the effect of personalized print-based instruction on the achievement and self-efficacy regarding mathematics word problems of 320 senior secondary students in Nigeria. The moderator effect of gender was also examined on independent variable (personalization) and dependent variables (mathematics word problem achievement and self-efficacy). The t-test statistic was used to analyse the data collected for the study. The results showed that significant differences existed in the mathematics word problem achievement and self-efficacy beliefs of personalized and non-personalized groups, male and female personalized groups and male and female non-personalized groups. (Contains 7 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Nigeria