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Teacher-Student Consultation and Interest in Subject as Correlates of Learning Disability in Mathematics among Secondary School Students in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria

Asaimago, E. E.

Journal Title:Journal of Research in Education and Society

This study examines teacher-student consultation and interest in subject as correlates of learning disability in mathematics among secondary school students in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria. Using the descriptive survey research design, two hypotheses were tested. Data were collected using validated instruments, from three hundred (300) purposively selected senior secondary school (SSII) students from ten randomly selected secondary schools in Warri, Delta State, Nigeria. Data was analysed using the Multiple Regression Analysis and Pearson Product Moment Correlation (PPMC) at 0.05 level of significance. The study reveals that the independent variables correlate with learning disability in mathematics among secondary school students. Therefore, it is recommended among others that teachers should make teaching and learning experience stimulating to arose the interest of students to get closer to them and develop interest in their subject.