Study analysis on the causes and remedies to apathy among undergraduate students in makerere University
ISSN: 2408-6894 Vol. 5 (7), pp. 638-645, July 2017
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Study analysis on the causes and remedies to apathy among undergraduate students in Makerere University
This study focused on the causes of apathy among undergraduate students in Makerere University using the College of Education and External Studies, School of Education as the case study. It sought to establish the causes and possible solutions to the challenge of academic apathy among undergraduate students. The study adopted a descriptive cross sectional survey case study design, and a total of 359 respondents comprising students, the college academic and non-academic staff and purposively sampled students’ parents/guardians were interviewed. It was established that there are institutional, administrative, and students based causes of apathy and the solutions are pegged to the specific cause.