Does Resilience Moderate Academic Motivation and Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Ogun East Senatorial District, Nigeria?

  • Taofeek A. Osee Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Nigeria.
  • Razaq Olugbenga Azeez Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Nigeria.
  • Yomi Akindele - Oscar Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Nigeria.

Abstract

This study investigated the moderating effect of resilience in the relationship between academic motivation and academic performance among secondary school students in Ogun east Senatorial district. The study adopted a survey research design. Four hundred and ninety-eight (498) students selected from nine secondary schools were involved. Data were collected using four instruments. Two standardized instruments: Academic Motivation Scale (AMS) and Adolescent Resiliency Attitudes Scale (ARAS) while achievement Test results in Mathematics and English Language were used as instruments for Academic performance. The findings showed that resilience have no moderating effect between the independent and the criterion variables. It however found relationship between resilience and academic motivation; between resilience and academic performance; and relationship between academic motivation and academic performance. Based on the findings of the study, some recommendations were made to stakeholders in the school system.


Keywords: Resilience; academic performance, academic motivation

Published
2019-07-20
How to Cite
OSEE, Taofeek A.; AZEEZ, Razaq Olugbenga; OSCAR, Yomi Akindele -. Does Resilience Moderate Academic Motivation and Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Ogun East Senatorial District, Nigeria?. KIU Journal of Humanities, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 2, p. 97-106, july 2019. ISSN 2522-2821. Available at: <https://ijhumas.com/ojs/index.php/kiuhums/article/view/552>. Date accessed: 27 jan. 2022.