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ANALYSIS OF STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN PEN ON PAPER AND E-EXAMINATIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT CONTINUING EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF MAIDUGURI

Authored By: Sandal A. A. , Mustapha A. M. , Bukar I

Article Number: 1670501652

Received Date: August 17th 2022 Published Date: December 8th 2022

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The study analysed students’ academic performance in pen-on-paper and E-examination in the Department of Continuing Education and Extension Services, University of Maiduguri. The study was guided by three objectives and one hypothesis. The study adopted ex-post factor research design. The target population used were part 3 students of 2018/2019 session and part 4 students of 2019/2020 session with total number of One hundred and Seventy (170) students.  Data was analyzed using descriptive statistic of frequency count, percentages, mean, standard deviation and t –test of independent mean to answer the research questions and the hypothesis. Proforma was also used to collect the results of the students. The

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researchers to collect the information on studuents’ performance that contained ID number, Results of the sessions per semester during the aforementioned academic sessions. The result showed that the students performed very well in E-examination with the average of 3.49, while their performance in pen- on- paper with an average mean score of 2.96 was below compared to those who were subjected to E- exams mode.. This shows that the students performed better in E-examination. Based on the findings, the following recommendations were made among others: The University management should allow students to continue with E-examinations for better results, and at the same time should encourage the use of pen on paper during continue assessments tests to enable students retain the skills of writing.

Bukar, I., Sandal, A. A. & Mustapha, A. M. (2022). Analysis of students’ academic performance in pen on paper and e-examinations in the department continuing education, university of Maiduguri. Journal of Science, Technology and Education (JSTE); www.nsukjste.com/ 6(5), 47-57

Sandal A. A.
Department of Continuing Education and Extension Services, University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria.
Mustapha A. M.
Department of Education, University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria
Bukar I
Nigeria Social Insurance Company , No. 14, Shehu Laminu way, Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria.