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

  • Aina Jacob Kola Physics Department, College of Education (T) Lafiagi Kwara State, Nigeria
  • Akintunde Zacchaeus Taiwo Physics Department Oyo State College of Agriculture, Igboora, Oyo State, Nigeria
Keywords: Continuous assessment, academic achievement, correlation, poor performance


This paper reviewed some factors found responsible for poor performance of students in Physics. All year one Physics students in Physics department in a college of education participated in the study. Their scores in continuous assessment and examination were analyzed using 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.


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