COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE SCHOOL STUDENTS STUDYING STANDARD IX AND THEIR CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT

M. Manimaran, Dr. G. Arumugam

Abstract


This article aimed at the comparative analysis of government and private school students studying standard IX and their
Classroom Environment. The Classroom Environment is one of the important factors for students learning. So, it is
focused on the demographic variables like Gender, Type of Management and Medium of Instruction with respect to the students Classroom
Environment. Based on the demographic variables the researcher has frame the null hypothesis like i. There is no significant difference between
the Male and Female students and the Classroom Environment based on their Gender, ii. There is no significant difference between the Tamil and
English medium students and the Classroom Environment with respect to the Medium of Instruction, and iii. There is no significant difference
between the government and private school students and the Classroom Environment with respect to the Type of Management. The researcher
found results based upon the above stated null hypothesis, the complete study discussed in the article.


Keywords


Classroom Environment, Gender, Type of Management, Medium of Instruction, Students

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