The Relationship Between Extracurricular Activities And Academic Performance Of Undergraduate Students At Karatina University

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THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS AT KARATINA UNIVERSITY

BY
MATHENGE ERIC KORI
KUC/AST/1002/11

A research project submitted to the school of pure and applied sciences in partial fulfilment of the requirement for the award of degree in Bachelor of Science applied statistics with computing at Karatina University
July, 2015
DECLARATION
Part A: Candidate.
This research project is my original work and has not been presented for a degree in any other University.
NAME: MATHENGE ERIC KORI
Signature: _______________________ Date: ______________________

Part B: Supervisor
I confirm that the work in this research project was done by the candidate under my supervision.
NAME: MR JOSEPH KURIA
Signature: _______________________ Date: ______________________

ABSTRACT
This study was designed to investigate the relationship between extracurricular activity and academic performance of undergraduate students of Karatina University (Kar.U). Emphasis was put on trying to establish the relationship between student involvement in after class activities and how that contributes to their academic performance.
The study employed the use of correlation design to establish the nature of the relationship.
Quantitative research method was used to collect and analyze data in order to answer the research questions to this study.
The validity and reliability of the research instrument was established and data was collected

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