specialty journal of knowledge management
Assessing the Impact of Teaching Aids for Effective Teaching and Learning of Economics for Senior Secondary School in Adamawa State, Nigeria
Adamu Mohammed, Bashir Abdullahi2
This study was set to achieve certain objectives among which are to assess the impact of teaching aids for effective teaching and learning of Economics in senior secondary schools in Yola north. The study adopted survey research design. The area of the study was Yola north, Adamawa state. The target population for this study consisted of 111 senior secondary schools in Yola educational zone Yola north and 1597 teachers out of which only Economics teachers will be sampled. Random sampling technique was used in this study. The researcher randomly picked five secondary schools in urban and five secondary schools in rural. The instrument used in this study was availability and utilization of teaching aids questionnaire (AUSFQ). The questionnaire was subjected to face validation by three (3) experts in the field of educational management, measurement and evaluation. The researcher and two of research assistant (RA’s) administered the questionnaire on both the principals and teachers’. The data collected will be analyzed using mean and standard deviation to answer research questions; while the null hypothesis will be analyzed using statistical tool of t-test. All the hypotheses tested at 0.05 level of significance were rejected. Based on the data collected and analysed statistically. Conclusion was made that there is a significant difference between the impact of teaching aids for effective teaching and learning of Economics in senior secondary schools in Yola north. Recommendations are made that Government and non-governmental organisations should sponsor Economics teachers for training in how to use available teaching aids.