Rima International Journal of Education (RIJE)

ISSN Print: 2756 – 6749

Rima International Journal of Education

Rima International Journal of Education was founded in January 2021 by the Faculty of Education of Sokoto State University

Motivation, Self-Efficacy and High Achieving Primary School Pupils’ Academic Performance in Ibadan MetropolisMotivation, Self-Efficacy and High Achieving Primary School Pupils’ Academic Performance in Ibadan Metropolis

   

Motivation, Self-Efficacy and High Achieving Primary School Pupils' Academic Performance in Ibadan Metropolis

Adediran Olusola Akintunde
School of Education, Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo. e-mail: drsoladediran@gmail.com

Abstract

This study examined motivation, self-efficacy and high achieving pupils' academic performance. A correlational survey research design, carried out at ex-post 80 high ability pupils were selected using purposive sampling techniques. The instruments used were Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation Scale Academic Self-Efficacy Scale and Pupils Academic Record (PAR). Three null hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance and result obtained revealed that there is a significant relationship between pupils' self-efficacy and academic performance, hence, 0.602 at p < 0.05 level of significance. Also, intrinsic motivation and pupil's self-efficacy have significant relationship on the academic performance of pupils (0.225 at p < 0.05 level of significance). While extrinsic motivation did not correlate with pupils' academic achievement, hence, (0.021 and p > 0.05). Thus, on the basis of this finding the researchers offered appropriate recommendations to teachers, parents and the government.

Keywords

Intrinsic Motivation, Extrinsic Motivation, Self-Efficacy, Academic Performance

Keywords

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