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Influence of Personality Types and Socio-Demographic Characteristics of Work-Study Students at a Private University, Southwest Nigeria

George, T. O. and Anyaegbunam, Michael Chibuzor and Azuh, Dominic E. and Chine, B. C and Omonijo, Dare Ojo (2015) Influence of Personality Types and Socio-Demographic Characteristics of Work-Study Students at a Private University, Southwest Nigeria. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 6 (6). pp. 452-463. ISSN 2039-2117 (online) ISSN 2039-9340 (print)

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Abstract

This study examined the influence of personality types and socio-demographic characteristics on work-study of students at Covenant University, Ota. The study used questionnaires to collect information from 100 students who participated in the programme in 2014/2015 academic session. The chi-x2 result of 12.30 for the variable responses showed that the age and the sex of students influenced their participation in work study programme with chi-x2 (29.80), degree of freedom 4 and significance level of 1 % of the combined result respectively. The finding of investigation also show that birth order influenced students participation in work study initiative with chi-x2 distribution of 19.70, degree of freedom of 4 and asymptotic significance of 1 %. Also, the result of the T-statistics (28.23) with the degree of freedom 99 revealed significance among the Personality Type “A” and “B” compositions at 1% level of significance. The estimated correlation coefficient indicates a significant strong correlation (0.630) between the response variables “Personality Type” and influence on student participation in work study programme.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Influence, personality types, socio-demographic characteristics, work-study student.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2016 12:44
Last Modified: 05 May 2016 08:17
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/5838

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