Perceived Influence of Teaching Style and Commitment on   Learning Outcome of Secondary School Economics Students in Shongom LGA of Gombe State

Dr Samuel Alfayo Boh


The study investigated perceived influence of teaching style and commitment on learning outcome of secondary school economics students in Shongom Local Government Area of Gombe state. The design of the study is survey, while the population of the study comprises teachers and students from selected secondary schools in the study area. The study was guided by two (2) research questions. A sample size of fifty teachers was randomly selected for the study. The research instrument used was a questionnaire designed by the researcher and validated by experts. The data collected were analyzed using simple percentage, mean and standard deviation. The finding from this study reveals that teaching style determine students’ learning outcome in economics subject, and teaching commitment has positive impact on learning outcome and its absence affects students’ learning outcome. Based on the finding, it is recommend that government, schools and teachers should adopt a positive and adequate teaching style because it determines and predict learning outcome of students.

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