• PROJECT TITLE: PROBLEMS OF ESSAY WRITING AMONG SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS
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Abstract

Essay writing is a grammatical element that can make for an effective communication if properly written in any composition or expression. This research reveals the problems of essay writing among Senior Secondary School Students in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. The inability of students to express themselves effectively in writing gave rise to this study as problems which abound in students essay writing are conspicuously identified and analyzed. The population of the study comprises all the class II Senior Secondary School Students within four (4) selected schools in Ohaukwu L.G.A. thirty (30) students were selected randomly from each of the schools. Balloting method of ranking random sample was used to select the total of one hundred and twenty (120) respondents as the sample size. The instrument used was self-structured questionnaire developed by the researcher. An expert in the Department of Arts and Social Science Education established the validity of the instrument. The data collected were analysed using mean () scores. The reliability of the instrument was established using test re-test method showing co-relation co-efficient of 0.82. The findings showed that the commonest problem encountered by senior Secondary School Students’ in essay writing is the problem of expression and mechanical accuracy and also that lack of adequate qualified teachers’ of English language to teach students’ the skills and mechanics of writing. Some of the classes in Ohaukwu L.G.A are over populated for effective teaching, learning and management. Based on these findings, recommendations and suggestion for further studies were made.

Abstract

Essay writing is a grammatical element that can make for an effective communication if properly written in any composition or expression. This research reveals the problems of essay writing among Senior Secondary School Students in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. The inability of students to express themselves effectively in writing gave rise to this study as problems which abound in students essay writing are conspicuously identified and analyzed. The population of the study comprises all the class II Senior Secondary School Students within four (4) selected schools in Ohaukwu L.G.A. thirty (30) students were selected randomly from each of the schools. Balloting method of ranking random sample was used to select the total of one hundred and twenty (120) respondents as the sample size. The instrument used was self-structured questionnaire developed by the researcher. An expert in the Department of Arts and Social Science Education established the validity of the instrument. The data collected were analysed using mean () scores. The reliability of the instrument was established using test re-test method showing co-relation co-efficient of 0.82. The findings showed that the commonest problem encountered by senior Secondary School Students’ in essay writing is the problem of expression and mechanical accuracy and also that lack of adequate qualified teachers’ of English language to teach students’ the skills and mechanics of writing. Some of the classes in Ohaukwu L.G.A are over populated for effective teaching, learning and management. Based on these findings, recommendations and suggestion for further studies were made.


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