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Research Paper | Education Management | Nigeria | Volume 3 Issue 9, September 2014
Adolescence-Parent Relationship as a Correlates of Academic Performance on Agricultural Science in Ibadan North Local Government Area
Abstract: Adolescence-parent relationship is very vital at the stage when the duo have conflict on adolescence level of freedom. Therefore, this paper analyzed adolescence parent-relationship as a correlates of academic performance on agricultural science in Ibadan North Local Government Area. Multistage sampling procedure was employed for sampling of respondents for the study. Primary data were obtained from 150 respondents. Data were analyzed using descriptive statistics and Pearson's Product Moment Correlation Coefficient (PPMC). Mean age of the respondents was 15 years, 56.7% were females while 43.3% were males. The results of student performance revealed that, the mean score was 58.61% for agricultural science. The coefficient of parent's income was positive and significant at 5% level of significance. This implies that children of rich parents perform better in agricultural science.
Keywords: Adolescence, agricultural science, intimacy and parents
Edition: Volume 3 Issue 9, September 2014,
Pages: 883 - 885