THE IMPACT OF AUDIO VISUAL AIDS IN THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF SOCIAL STUDIES IN SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS


THE IMPACT OF AUDIO VISUAL AIDS IN THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF SOCIAL STUDIES IN SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS  

 ABSTRACT

This project work was undertaken to survey the use of audio visual aids in the teaching and learning of Social studies in some selected secondary school in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State. To find solution to the problems which gave to undertaking the survey questionnaires were raised to check the availability use and the attitude of teachers towards audio/visual aids in language teaching in the selected secondary school in the local government areas of study. From the findings it was discovered that audio/visual aids are not available in schools therefore teachers teach the various language skills without the required basic aids. Recommendations were therefore made to the appropriate authorities to provide and maintain audio/visual aids in the teaching of Social studies so as to enhance the promotion of learning among pupils towards improved yearly performance and daily use.   

TABLE OF CONTENT

Chapter one

Introduction 

Statement of the problem 

Research questions 

Delimitation and scope of the study    

Limitation of the study 

Purpose of the study 

Significance of the study 

Chapter two 

Literature review 

Chapter three

Research methodology 

Chapter four 

Data analysis and discussion 

Chapter five

Summary 

Conclusion 

Recommendations 

Bibliography

Questionnaire

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUTION

Teaching and learning activities are interesting when instructional materials are used effectively and efficiently in a classroom-teaching situation. It is necessary for the teacher in the learning of English in Nigeria to use visual aid material as instructional tools in order to make their teaching more interesting that is to arouse the learning interest, sustain their attention for effective learning. But the problem in many secondary schools in OSUN State as else where in Nigeria is that of the instructional material like audio/visuals are not available and even where they are, the teachers do not use them effectively.

The reason for this attitude may be because teachers engage themselves in so many other relevant or irrelevant activities. The desire and haste of some teacher to cover the syllabus or scheme of work instead of making their teaching more meaningful and imparting. Often time some teaching goals depend on material for planning and utilization of instructional material for some teacher the production of instructional material is only for passing their examination the training college and not for actual use in the classroom.

There is also problem of non-availability of audio/visual for which teachers alone may not be blamed. The heads often do not motivate the teacher in terms of providing instructional materials.

Furthermore, most school lack of funds and as a result, they find it difficult to purchase the required audio/visual aid.

Generally, failure to use audio/visual material in the teaching of Social studies result in lack of interest among student in learning activities which affect performance in school and pupils not being able to assimilate lesson at their own rate and pace.

STATEMENT OF PROBLEM   

The secondary aim of this study is finding out all about the use of visual aid in teaching of English in some selected secondary schools in Oredo Local Government Area, Osun State.

It is observed that most teacher of Social studies in the secondary school does not use audio/visual aid to promote learning of this crucial subject.

RESEARCH QUESTIONS.

For the purpose of this study, the following questions were posed.

1. Are audio/visual aid provided for use in the teaching of English in school?

2. Is it through the government provision that the aid are made available, or is it the school authority concerned that make the provision?   

DELIMITATION OF THE SCOPE OF STUDY

This study was conducted in selected secondary school in Oredo Local Government Area Osun State. For out of all the schools were randomly selected and the schools include.

a. Iwo road grammar school gbongon .

b. Oduduwa grammar school Ile Ife.

c. Anglican secondary commercial grammar school Ile Ife St peter.

d. Anglican grammar school Ile Ife Gbongon Odeomum Grammar School.

LIMITATION OF THE STUDY

Some of the limitation which researcher had to content with in the course of carrying out the study are as follows.

Lack of adequate finance to the project of a satisfactory level of interest.

Inadequate time to cover more number of schools as the available time had the constraint of mainstream course work lecture attendance.

Inadequate source of material for review for owing to non-availability of time to extend the scope of research for such more enriching materials.

In the school under investigation, there was on readily expected cooperation, forth coming from the respective school staff.

PURPOSE OF THE STUDY

The purpose of this project work is to identify the following.

1. Making teaching and learning more interesting and giving student opportunity to participate.

2. Examining the effect of audio/visual aid material in student’s performance.

3. Identify some of the problem, which inhibit the use of audio/visual materials.

4. Offering suggestion on how effectively and efficiently to with the use of audio/visual material.

SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY

The significance of this study is to examine the importance of audio/visual aid in the teaching of reading Social studies in secondary schools.

This study will aid in spelling pronunciation and fluency of student in reading

It will suggest meaningful way of handing the aid to bring about positive change in the student-reading pattern. It will also help to suggest relevant aid to be used for each of the class concerned it will as well suggest areas and how to make the aid available to the school that are lacking. 

CHAPTER TWO

LITERATURE REVIEW

This chapter deals with the literature review the use of audio/visual aid in the teaching of reading in Social studies in secondary schools.

Judging from many write up, it is obvious that many educationists have made great effort to write on the use of instructional material in the teaching of reading and the problem involved there in. it is on this ground that the researcher deemed it necessary to undertake the study of the use of audio/visual aid in the teaching of reading in Ayeda Road Local Government Area Osun State to find out the way these aid used and their importance. 

This is facilitated by the study of related topics and collection of relevant data.

Writing on the teaching area in reading in Nigeria secondary school, the national teachers institute in their book titled national certificate of education (NCE) course book on English (1995) stressed the need for the use of audio/visual aids in teaching and learning for extending knowledge to more people following the purpose, they explained audio/visual aids as important because they help the students to understand the language used. Aids interest, colour and variety to your lesson, which should motivate student and help the teacher to allow for individual differences in learning style and pace. Furthermore, the national certificate of education course book on education (1994) classified instructional materials into: 

1. Real life object or situation, which include guided visit to places like educational resource centres. 

2. Representational audio/visual materials which are recording of some real life situation and substitute preserved and reproduced for educational purpose where needed. 

To buttress the importance of audio/visual aids in the teaching of reading, E. A. Efosa in his book, the problems of teaching English (1998) said that absence of certain resources like audio-visual aids/materials will place serious limitations on what the teacher can achieve. A. D. C. Peterson his technique of teaching (1996) scripted that learning a foreign language critically is more difficult and complex than was in a gained. The psychology of language learning by reading has been largely neglected. Information about word frequencies basis speech pattern and grammar mechanism is still scanty we are sure whether the traditional order of presenting a foreign language is the correct one pedagogically similarly, Mathew C. Grayson in his article (1994) is reading well taught in Nigeria said that until a child build up a good mastery of Social studies through reading, on high performance will be expected in his writing expression of English. 

According to Winfred Galbraith (1994) in her book said we cannot teach a language we can only help some to learn and the first problem is on how to give the children in a large class enough practice in making this new noise. Furthermore, national teachers institute in their book national certificate in education (1995) state audio/visual aids are introduce in the school system for the purpose of improving the quality of teaching and learning and for extending knowledge. The same book went further to say that audio/visual aids like radio, are introduced into educational system of our country so that we (learners) can benefit from the following. 

1. The learner benefit from skilled and experts teaching from the radio. 

2. The teacher comes into contact with the expert’s tutors of the special subjects in this way they gain more in knowledge and technology. 

In a statement A. DC Peterson (1994) calls out mind to the saying that education is a child centered. The child easily remember the activities the child and the children has performed during a reading period clearly and reads better next time than when the teaching is done artificially, children learn to say a poem only they learn well. The best way to learn is to learn it over and over again as a whole and this is facilitated by the use of audio/visual aids/materials. The purpose of audio/visual aids as teaching aids for reading is to make the reading context meaningful preserve and extend knowledge to unlimited number of learners. It aims at improving oral speech and fluency in reading. 

.

THE IMPACT OF AUDIO VISUAL AIDS IN THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF SOCIAL STUDIES IN SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS



TYPE IN YOUR TOPIC AND CLICK SEARCH.






RESEARCHWAP.ORG
Researchwap.org is an online repository for free project topics and research materials, articles and custom writing of research works. We’re an online resource centre that provides a vast database for students to access numerous research project topics and materials. Researchwap.org guides and assist Postgraduate, Undergraduate and Final Year Students with well researched and quality project topics, topic ideas, research guides and project materials. We’re reliable and trustworthy, and we really understand what is called “time factor”, that is why we’ve simplified the process so that students can get their research projects ready on time. Our platform provides more educational services, such as hiring a writer, research analysis, and software for computer science research and we also seriously adhere to a timely delivery.

TESTIMONIES FROM OUR CLIENTS


Please feel free to carefully review some written and captured responses from our satisfied clients.

  • "Exceptionally outstanding. Highly recommend for all who wish to have effective and excellent project defence. Easily Accessable, Affordable, Effective and effective."

    Debby Henry George, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA.
  • "I saw this website on facebook page and I did not even bother since I was in a hurry to complete my project. But I am totally amazed that when I visited the website and saw the topic I was looking for and I decided to give a try and now I have received it within an hour after ordering the material. Am grateful guys!"

    Hilary Yusuf, United States International University Africa, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • "Researchwap.org is a website I recommend to all student and researchers within and outside the country. The web owners are doing great job and I appreciate them for that. Once again, thank you very much "researchwap.org" and God bless you and your business! ."

    Debby Henry George, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA.
  • "Great User Experience, Nice flows and Superb functionalities.The app is indeed a great tech innovation for greasing the wheels of final year, research and other pedagogical related project works. A trial would definitely convince you."

    Lamilare Valentine, Kwame Nkrumah University, Kumasi, Ghana.
  • "I love what you guys are doing, your material guided me well through my research. Thank you for helping me achieve academic success."

    Sampson, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
  • "researchwap.com is God-sent! I got good grades in my seminar and project with the help of your service, thank you soooooo much."

    Cynthia, Akwa Ibom State University .
  • "Sorry, it was in my spam folder all along, I should have looked it up properly first. Please keep up the good work, your team is quite commited. Am grateful...I will certainly refer my friends too."

    Elizabeth, Obafemi Awolowo University
  • "Am happy the defense went well, thanks to your articles. I may not be able to express how grateful I am for all your assistance, but on my honour, I owe you guys a good number of referrals. Thank you once again."

    Ali Olanrewaju, Lagos State University.
  • "My Dear Researchwap, initially I never believed one can actually do honest business transactions with Nigerians online until i stumbled into your website. You have broken a new legacy of record as far as am concerned. Keep up the good work!"

    Willie Ekereobong, University of Port Harcourt.
  • "WOW, SO IT'S TRUE??!! I can't believe I got this quality work for just 3k...I thought it was scam ooo. I wouldn't mind if it goes for over 5k, its worth it. Thank you!"

    Theressa, Igbinedion University.
  • "I did not see my project topic on your website so I decided to call your customer care number, the attention I got was epic! I got help from the beginning to the end of my project in just 3 days, they even taught me how to defend my project and I got a 'B' at the end. Thank you so much researchwap.com, infact, I owe my graduating well today to you guys...."

    Joseph, Abia state Polytechnic.
  • "My friend told me about ResearchWap website, I doubted her until I saw her receive her full project in less than 15 miniutes, I tried mine too and got it same, right now, am telling everyone in my school about researchwap.com, no one has to suffer any more writing their project. Thank you for making life easy for me and my fellow students... Keep up the good work"

    Christiana, Landmark University .
  • "I wish I knew you guys when I wrote my first degree project, it took so much time and effort then. Now, with just a click of a button, I got my complete project in less than 15 minutes. You guys are too amazing!."

    Musa, Federal University of Technology Minna
  • "I was scared at first when I saw your website but I decided to risk my last 3k and surprisingly I got my complete project in my email box instantly. This is so nice!!!."

    Ali Obafemi, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Niger State.
  • To contribute to our success story, send us a feedback or please kindly call 2348037664978.
    Then your comment and contact will be published here also with your consent.

    Thank you for choosing researchwap.com.