Comparison of the multiple intelligences of the students whose mothers' are illiterate and graduate

Shahzada, Gulap; Ghazi, Safdar Rehman; Nawaz, Habib; Khan, Fayyaz; Ullah, Saif
May 2011
Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business;May2011, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p327
Academic Journal
The paper aimed at to investigate the difference between the students whose mothers are illiterate and graduate. Central tendency, mean score was used in order to measure student's self-perceived multiple intelligences and independent-t test was used for mean comparison of the multiple intelligences of the students. Results of the study revealed that there is a significant difference between multiple intelligences (verbal/linguistic, logical/mathematical, visual/spatial, musical, bodily/kinesthetic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, naturalistic intelligence) of the students whose mothers are illiterate and graduate. The researcher recommended that the government and all stakeholders in education sector should make effort to implement its policy on basic education for all and thus create an enlighten society in which mothers would be educated enough to have a positive influence on their children intelligence.


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