Download full text
Download full text
ERIC Number: EJ1083738
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Abstractor: As Provided
Pre-Service Teachers' Problems of Improvisation of Instructional Materials in Social Studies in Ekiti State University
Abdu-Raheem, B. O.; Oluwagbohunmi, M. F.
Journal of Education and Practice, v6 n4 p15-18 2015
This study examined problems of improvisation of instructional materials in Social Studies by pre-service teachers in Ekiti State University. The population for the study comprised all Social Studies pre-service teachers in the Faculty of Education. The sample consisted of 90 Social Studies pre-service teachers selected from 200, 300 and 400 levels. Simple random sampling was used to select 90 out of 220 consisting of 34 males and 56 females. The instrument used for the study was a questionnaire titled Problem of Improvisation of Social Studies Instructional Materials Questionnaire (PISSIMQ) designed by the researchers. The validity of the instrument were ensured by Social Studies experts who determined the face value and appropriate of the instrument in measuring pre-service teachers' problems of improvisation of instructional materials in Social Studies. Test-re-test method of reliability was adopted for the instrument and the reliability coefficient of 0.70 was obtained. The data collected were analysed using t-test and ANOVA statistical tools. The study revealed that there is no significant difference in problem of improvisation of instructional materials between male and female pre-service teachers. It was also discovered that there is no significant difference in the problem of improvisation of instructional materials among the levels of pre-service teachers. It was therefore recommended that preservice teachers should be encouraged to be resourceful by improvising necessary instructional materials to enhance teaching and learning when the real objects are not available.
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Creative Teaching, Social Studies, Instructional Materials, Questionnaires, Reliability, Statistical Analysis, Sampling, Teacher Education, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes
IISTE. No 1 Central, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong SAR. Tel: +852-39485948; e-mail: JEP@iiste.org; Web site: http://iiste.org/Journals/index.php/JEP
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Nigeria