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Effects of demonstration method on the academic achievement of SS3 students in biology in some selected secondary schools (case study of Gusau local government area)

 Department: Education  
 By: usericon ophicial  

 Project ID: 7192
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Abstract
The study was undertaken to investigate the“Effects of Class Size on Students'' Performance in Biology among Senior Secondary School Students in Gusau” to proffer solutions to the problem of poor performance in Biology. The study made use of an experimental design in which two secondary schools were used with a sample of three hundred (300) science students. One hundred and fifty (150) male students and one hundred and fifty (150) female students, ninety (90) students represent large class, forty (40) students represent medium class and, twenty (20) students for small class size in both males and females schools. Biology Achievement Test (BAT) was used for the students (Respondents). Two (2) research questions were generated to guide the investigation. Also, two (2) hypotheses were postulated and tested at 0.05 level using T-test and descriptive statistics (Mean and Standard Deviation). The findings revealed that students? performance in Biology improved as class size decreased. There was no significant difference in the performance of male and female students irrespective of the class size. However, there is a significant difference in the performance of male and female students in Biology. Based on the research findings, it was recommended that a stipulated maximum class size of 20-40 in Nigerian schools, be observed, the government is to ensure adequate employment of dedicated and qualified Biology teachers to teach the subject and tutorials should be encouraged among students....
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