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Effects of College Roommate Relationships on Student Development at a Private University, Southern Nigeria

Omonijo, Dare Ojo and Anyaegbunam, M. C and Nnedum, Obiajulu Anthony Ugochukwu and Chine, B. C and Rotimi, Omolola Abidemi Effects of College Roommate Relationships on Student Development at a Private University, Southern Nigeria. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 6 (6, Z1). pp. 506-516. ISSN ISSN 2039-9340

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Abstract

This paper examined the effect of roommate relationships on students’ development in a selected university campus. It used questionnaire to collect data from 470 respondents in a faith based university, Ota, Ogun State Nigeria. The study engaged Spearman's correlation method to test hypotheses formulated for the study at 0.01 level of significance. The study found a correlation between roommate relationship and students’ academic performance and students’ spiritual life. The study equally found a correlation between roommate relationships and involvement of students in social vices. Moreover, the study discovered correlation between roommate relationships and students emotional stability. Lastly, the study found a correlation between roommate relationships and student resource management.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Humanities
Depositing User: Mr. Dare Ojo Omonijo
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2015 15:27
Last Modified: 05 May 2016 10:00
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/5641

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