EVALUATION OF PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS IN
CORE-DEPARTMENTAL COURSES IN THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
VICTORIA M. AKPAN *.
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS
AKWA IBOM STATE POLYTECHNIC, IKOT OSURUA.
The performance of
students in core –departmental courses was evaluated to ascertain whether
performance of students in the selected courses is the same in all e core
courses offered by the students. Data used for the study were secondary obtained
from the departmental records for the three groups labelled A, B and C and
merged together. Friedman’s test was employed and it showed that the performance
of students in the selected courses is the same for each course. The data was
further displayed on the contingency table. The Chi-square test carried out
revealed that the grades are equally distributed and students’ performance
depends on the course. Validation of the results was carried out using SPSS
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