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STUDENTS’ ENGAGEMENT IN SOCIAL VICES AND SOCIAL STUDIES STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR

Ushie, Doris Emmanuel, Okeke, Stella Uchechukwu, Etta, Jerry Nkere, Edinyang, Sunday David.

Abstract
This study examined the effect of students’ engagement in social vices on social studies students’ academic
performance in University of Calabar. Three research questions were raised and three null hypotheses were
stated and tested at .05 level of significant. The study adopted ex-post-facto research design. The sample for the
study comprised 200 social studies students of university of Calabar randomly selected from year one through
year four in the department comprising 789students. The instruments used for data collection were ”Students’
Engagement in Social Vices questionnaire (SESVQ)” and Essay- test questions based on the course outlines of
each year taken from their semester examination, were used for data collection. The face and content validity of
the instruments were determined by research experts and the reliability of instruments was also determined
using Cronbach alpha reliability method with .78. Data collection was done by the researcher which were
analysed using independent t-test analysis tested at .05 level of significance. The results of the Statistical
analysis revealed that social vices such as deadly diseases, dangerous acts like engagement in illegal act such as
cultism, act of smoking and taking of illegal substances, alcoholism, rape, robbery and others have significant
effect on social studies students’ academic performance in University of Calabar. Based on the findings, it was
recommended that the responsibility of preventing or curbing general student vices in University should be a
collective effort of the parents, lecturers, religious leaders, authorities of the Universities as well as the
government. This can be done through appropriate upbringing, counselling and necessary sanctions in process
of the students’ formation.

Key words: This study examined the effect of students’ engagement in social vices on social studies students’ academic performance in University of Calabar


 
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Ushie, Doris Emmanuel, Okeke, Stella Uchechukwu, Etta, Jerry Nkere, Edinyang, Sunday David. STUDENTS’ ENGAGEMENT IN SOCIAL VICES AND SOCIAL STUDIES STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR. JCR. 2021; 8(2): 1600-1605. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.160


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Ushie, Doris Emmanuel, Okeke, Stella Uchechukwu, Etta, Jerry Nkere, Edinyang, Sunday David. STUDENTS’ ENGAGEMENT IN SOCIAL VICES AND SOCIAL STUDIES STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR. http://www.jcreview.com/?mno=88915 [Access: June 18, 2021]. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.160


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Ushie, Doris Emmanuel, Okeke, Stella Uchechukwu, Etta, Jerry Nkere, Edinyang, Sunday David. STUDENTS’ ENGAGEMENT IN SOCIAL VICES AND SOCIAL STUDIES STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR. JCR. 2021; 8(2): 1600-1605. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.160



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Ushie, Doris Emmanuel, Okeke, Stella Uchechukwu, Etta, Jerry Nkere, Edinyang, Sunday David. STUDENTS’ ENGAGEMENT IN SOCIAL VICES AND SOCIAL STUDIES STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR. JCR. (2021), [cited June 18, 2021]; 8(2): 1600-1605. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.160



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Ushie, Doris Emmanuel, Okeke, Stella Uchechukwu, Etta, Jerry Nkere, Edinyang, Sunday David (2021) STUDENTS’ ENGAGEMENT IN SOCIAL VICES AND SOCIAL STUDIES STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR. JCR, 8 (2), 1600-1605. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.160



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Ushie, Doris Emmanuel, Okeke, Stella Uchechukwu, Etta, Jerry Nkere, Edinyang, Sunday David. 2021. STUDENTS’ ENGAGEMENT IN SOCIAL VICES AND SOCIAL STUDIES STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR. Journal of Critical Reviews, 8 (2), 1600-1605. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.160



Chicago Style

Ushie, Doris Emmanuel, Okeke, Stella Uchechukwu, Etta, Jerry Nkere, Edinyang, Sunday David. "STUDENTS’ ENGAGEMENT IN SOCIAL VICES AND SOCIAL STUDIES STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR." Journal of Critical Reviews 8 (2021), 1600-1605. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.160



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Ushie, Doris Emmanuel, Okeke, Stella Uchechukwu, Etta, Jerry Nkere, Edinyang, Sunday David. "STUDENTS’ ENGAGEMENT IN SOCIAL VICES AND SOCIAL STUDIES STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR." Journal of Critical Reviews 8.2 (2021), 1600-1605. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.160



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Ushie, Doris Emmanuel, Okeke, Stella Uchechukwu, Etta, Jerry Nkere, Edinyang, Sunday David (2021) STUDENTS’ ENGAGEMENT IN SOCIAL VICES AND SOCIAL STUDIES STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR. Journal of Critical Reviews, 8 (2), 1600-1605. doi:10.31838/jcr.08.02.160