Investigation into the effect of arabic incompetence on the student's performance in islamic studies in ibadan south-east of oyo state in Nigeria
Faculty of Education and teacher training, state islamic university, jakarta, indonesia
This study investigated the effect of incompetence in Arabic language on students' performances in Islamic studies in the selected senior secondary schools in Ibadan South-East Local Government Area of Oyo State, Nigeria. The main objective of this study was to ascertain the argument that the poor performance of senior secondary students in Islamic studies is as a result of incompetence and non-proficiency in Arabic language on the side of learners and teachers. The methodology employed in this study was the quantitative approach. Location of the study was Ibadan South- East Local Government Area of Oyo State. Teachers of Islamic studies and students were randomly selected using the stratified random sampling technique from six senior secondary schools. The data gathered were analysed using simple percentages and chi-square statistical analysis. The findings revealed that significant number of students in Senior Secondary School's poor performance in Islamic studies was due to their incompetence in Arabic as a result of their lack of exposure to the Arabic language and their poor background in Arabic from the previous classes. It also revealed that some of their teachers in Islamic studies were not competent in Arabic reading and writing.
Investigation , Arabic incompetence , Students' performance , Nigeria , Research Subject Categories::HUMANITIES and RELIGION::Religion/Theology::Islamology
Adegoke, K.A. (2016). Investigation into the effect of arabic incompetence on the student's performance in islamic studies in ibadan south-east of oyo state in Nigeria. Tarbiya Journal of Education in Muslim Society, 3(1), Faculty of Education and teacher Training, State Islamic University, Jakarta, Indonesia, 20-31.