International Journal of Humanities and Education Research

Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A (2020)

The interest of Hausa language students in Usmanu Danfodiyo University towards the course


Abu-Ubaida Sani, Zalkarnaini Abdullahi

The relationship between students’ interest and their academic performance has never been a doubtful phenomenon. Notwithstanding, many scholars were interested in finding why and how as to the interconnectivity between students’ interest and performance. This study is set to investigate the interest of Hausa language students at Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria, towards the course. The population of the study consists of 168 students of the Department of Nigerian Language UDUSOK, Nigeria, out of which one hundred and forty-seven students are selected as the population sample. The instrument was validated by experts and a reliability index of 0.74 was drawn using Pearson correlation moment. Descriptive statistics is used for the data analyses, in which the researchers used frequency count, simple percentages and tables. Major findings of the research are discussed thereafter. In accordance with the findings, the researchers offered some recommendations thus, teachers, school authorities and others concerned should orient students at O-levels on how equally all courses are important and prestigious; and that, there should be seminars and public lectures, among other ways, to guide the students on how best they could utilize their course as a life career.

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How to cite this article:
Abu-Ubaida Sani, Zalkarnaini Abdullahi. The interest of Hausa language students in Usmanu Danfodiyo University towards the course. Int. J. Humanit. Educ. Res. 2020;2(1):06-09. DOI: 10.33545/26649799.2020.v2.i1a.14