Perceived Influence Of The Use Of Mobile Phone On The Academic Performance Of Secondary School Students In Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area Of Abia State:- Ugochukwu-Akonwu, Chinenye

CHINENYE | 57 pages (13571 words) | Projects
Educational Administration and Supervision | Co Authors: UGOCHUKWU-AKONWU

ABSTRACT

The study examined the perceived influence of mobile phone on the academic performance of secondary school students in Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area of Abia State. A descriptive survey design was used. 240 students made up of forty (40) male and female students were selected from each of 3 public and 3 private secondary schools selected across the study areas using multi-stage random sampling technique made up the sample. I he instrument used to collect data was a questionnaire. Four research questions and two hypotheses guided the study. The research questions were answered using mean and standard deviation and the hypothesis tested using t-test statistics. The result of the study snowed that mobile phone has negative influence on the academic performance ofstudents. Llris is because students’ attention is focused on non-academic uses like chatting, music, text messages, watching films and playing games while their academic work suffers. The result oi the hypothesis showed that there was no significant influence of the use of mobile phone on the academic performance ofjunior and senior students. Male students use mobile phone more than the female ones. The study therefore recommends that teachers, parents, school administrators should strictly monitor the activities of students and discourage the use of this device to avoid the negative effect on students’ academic performance due to the inherent distractions from the use of mobile phones.

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APA

CHINENYE, C (2024). Perceived Influence Of The Use Of Mobile Phone On The Academic Performance Of Secondary School Students In Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area Of Abia State:- Ugochukwu-Akonwu, Chinenye. Repository.mouau.edu.ng: Retrieved Jul 17, 2024, from https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/perceived-influence-of-the-use-of-mobile-phone-on-the-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-students-in-isiala-ngwa-south-local-government-area-of-abia-state-ugochukwu-akonwu-chinenye-7-2

MLA 8th

CHINENYE, CHINENYE. "Perceived Influence Of The Use Of Mobile Phone On The Academic Performance Of Secondary School Students In Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area Of Abia State:- Ugochukwu-Akonwu, Chinenye" Repository.mouau.edu.ng. Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 06 Mar. 2024, https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/perceived-influence-of-the-use-of-mobile-phone-on-the-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-students-in-isiala-ngwa-south-local-government-area-of-abia-state-ugochukwu-akonwu-chinenye-7-2. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

MLA7

CHINENYE, CHINENYE. "Perceived Influence Of The Use Of Mobile Phone On The Academic Performance Of Secondary School Students In Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area Of Abia State:- Ugochukwu-Akonwu, Chinenye". Repository.mouau.edu.ng, Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 06 Mar. 2024. Web. 17 Jul. 2024. < https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/perceived-influence-of-the-use-of-mobile-phone-on-the-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-students-in-isiala-ngwa-south-local-government-area-of-abia-state-ugochukwu-akonwu-chinenye-7-2 >.

Chicago

CHINENYE, CHINENYE. "Perceived Influence Of The Use Of Mobile Phone On The Academic Performance Of Secondary School Students In Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area Of Abia State:- Ugochukwu-Akonwu, Chinenye" Repository.mouau.edu.ng (2024). Accessed 17 Jul. 2024. https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/perceived-influence-of-the-use-of-mobile-phone-on-the-academic-performance-of-secondary-school-students-in-isiala-ngwa-south-local-government-area-of-abia-state-ugochukwu-akonwu-chinenye-7-2

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