Science and Education Development Institute

DOI: 10.5897/UJ-CJEducRes


DOI: 10.5897/UJ-CJEducRes.17.003.1   |   Article Number: 4FED981   |   Vol.9 (1) - June 2016

Authors:  Itankan Areachot Wilfred and Bakke Manasseh Matthew

Keywords: proficiency level, male and female mathematics teachers, mathematics achievement test, independent t-test

The study examined proficiency level of male and female mathematics teachers in teaching. A Twenty (20) multiple choice items of Mathematics Achievement Test (MAT) was constructed and validated with 0.87 reliability coefficient. A sample of one hundred and twenty (120) (55 males and 65 females), Secondary School Mathematics teachers were randomly selected from thirty (30) Secondary Schools in Cross Rivers State for the study. One research question and one hypothesis were formulated to facilitate this study. The hypothesis was tested using independent t-test at 0.05 significant levels. The result revealed that, there was significant difference between the proficiency level of male and female mathematics teachers toward teaching. Suggestions and recommendations were made base on the finding.

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