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ERIC Number: EJ1122519
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Using Advance Organizers to Enhance Pupils' Achievement in Learning Poetry in English Language
Muiruri, Mary; Wambugu, Patriciah; Wamukuru, Kuria
Journal of Education and Practice, v7 n31 p113-117 2016
The study was a quasi-experimental that investigated the effects of Advance Organizers (AO) on achievement in poetry. Target population was class seven pupils of Nakuru North Sub-county primary schools in Kenya. 160 pupils were involved in the study. Four sampled schools were randomly assigned to control and experimental groups in Solomon Four Non-Equivalent Control Design was used to collect data using Pupils Poetry Achievement Test (PPAT) whose Reliability coefficient was 0.76. Prior to the treatment, one control and one experimental group were pretested. The experimental groups were taught using AO. All groups were Post tested. ANOVA was used to analyze data. The results revealed that pupils who were taught using AO demonstrated significant improvement in poetry. The researchers recommend the use AOs in the learning of poetry in English Language.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Primary Education; Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Kenya
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