Students’ Academic Performance and Importance of Continuous Assessment [CA]in Basic and Digital Electronics

Aina Jacob Kola, Akintunde Zacchaeus Taiwo


This paper reviewed some factors found responsible for poor performance of students in Physics. All year one Physicsstudents in Physics department in a college of education participated in the study. Their scores in continuous assessment and examination were analyzedusing Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient, t-test, frequency counts and percentages to find out if continuous assessment has any influence on the achievement of these students. Finding reveals that there was significant correlation between CA and students’ academic achievement in basic and digital electronics. One of the recommendations was that Continuous Assessment (CA) department should be established in colleges of education for easy assessment of students

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