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INFLUENCE OF EMOTIONAL READINESS ON ECONOMICS EDUCATION STUDENTS ACHIEVEMENT IN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA

Joseph C. Onuoha (PhD); Ezinne O. Idika; Chisom P. Agah
Department of Social science Education
University Of Nigeria, Nsukka

Abstract
The study examined the influence of emotional readiness on the achievement of Economics education students of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. The study employed the Ex-post facto research design. The population of 41 first-year students, 20 second-year students, 20 third-year students and 34 final year students from the Department of Social Science Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka were used for the study. The instrument for data collection was a questionnaire titled an Emotional Readiness Scale (AERS) and Students CGPA from the first year to the fourth year. Mean and standard deviation of means were used to answer research questions, while the Student’s t-test was used to test the null hypothesis at 0.5 level of probability. Findings revealed that student’s personality, motivation and gender influence academic achievement. Recommendations were made based on the findings.

Keywords: Emotional readiness, academic achievement, students’ personality, motivation and gender.
Onuoha, Idika and Agah ijeer vol 2 issue 1 2019 pp 1-10