Experiences of Doing Homework in Home Environments for Selected Secondary Schools’ Students

Ndenje , Sylivester (2015) Experiences of Doing Homework in Home Environments for Selected Secondary Schools’ Students. Masters thesis, The Open University Of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study is designed to investigate experiences of doing homework in home environment for the selected secondary schools students in Mbeya regional. A total of eighty (80) students were administered with questionnaires, where as 20 teachers and 20 parents were interviewed. The study’s findings, especially those found from closed ended questionares and observation checklist were analysed and organised by using a computer program called microsoft offices excel, for the open ended questions and interview questions, the quick impressionist summary has been used. The study’s results show that many students from Mbeya regional were coming from poor environment, the results were found through an assessment of the indicators for good home learning environments, these were good source of right, enough books at homes, good reading space, study room and parental support on doing homework, other factor examined was number of hours spent on doing home chores by the students of Mbeya regional. The study found that many students from Mbeya regional were spending more hours on doing home chores than hours spent on doing homework. It is suggested that bringing homework and any home learning activities at community level (by building street libraries, opening special garden for private study) could have positive results on students’ academic development.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 370 Education
Divisions: Faculty of Education > Department of Policy Planning and Administration
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2016 10:58
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2016 10:58
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1136

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