Teaching aids improvisation in the instructing and mastering of physics in secondary educational institutions

Teaching aids improvisation in the instructing and mastering of physics in secondary educational institutions

Summary

The focus of this study was on how to make use of improvised area products as instructing aids for efficient instructing and mastering of physics.

The study was carried out in Ilorin West Nearby Governing administration Spot of Kwara State. thirteen secondary educational institutions presenting physics at WAEC stage was utilized. thirteen physics instructors and 39 physics learners have been utilized. Two sets of questionnaire, 1 for learners and 1 for the instructors have been sent out to these educational institutions. Every single set of questionnaire comprise 10 things. Frequency rely and percentages have been utilized to assess the returned questionnaires.

The study discovered that instructors are not employing improvised products often in their instructing. The study suggests that instructors are to be motivated to use area products that are easily offered about them and also permit learners to acquire component in improvisation.

                        

INTRODUCTION

     Physics is a fundamentals science subject working with essential constituent of the universe, the power they actual on 1 a further, and the outcome made by these forces. Aiyelabegan (2003) writes that physics is derived from Greek phrase meaning mother nature. Thus physics must be a science devoted to the study of matter in relation to power. In accordance to Abdullahi(1982),physics is the study of the romantic relationship concerning matter and power.

     Aiyelabegan (2003) observed that physics is a science subject in which learners ordinarily carry out inadequately in senior school certificate examination.

     The improper idea of some people today about the abstractness of physics must be corrected. Physics is not summary if taught with the proper products and system. Our environment is abundant with products to be utilized if effectively harness. This is the reason why we have to have to use correct instructing aids and improvise products in which they are not easily offered in suppliers. In the view of Daniel (2001) instructors have to have to be uncovered to the manufacturing of tutorial and mastering products employing offered means and most specially in this age of information and facts technology. Kola (20007), said improvised physics apparatus must be utilized as suited plastic containers in location of glasswares or breakable things at the previously stage of learners participation in physics course.

    Numerous of the equipment we use in instructing physics can be improvised. There are discarded products like milk tins, broken plastic, and some woods that can be utilized for improvisation. Abdullahi(1982), said improvised equipment and products like bamboo microscope support science instructing. Abimbola (1999) wrote that the main intent of employing tutorial products in instructing and mastering system is to make instructing much more efficient and aid mastering. He even further said it would total to wasteful work out if a instructor decides to use products that are not easily offered. Some might be offered but as well expensive for the school to find the money for, therefore the instructor requires to improvise.

    1 key intent of improvisation is to permit learners to acquire component in the system. In accordance to Adeniran (2006) when learner participates in improvisation of tutorial products they are uncovered to creativity, innovation and curiosity, all of which are essential to instructing and mastering of science.

    Numerous science instructors do not see improvisation as everything to converse about or labour for.This is simply just because equipments are easily offered in the marketplace for instructing and mastering. Improvisation is very important to instructing and mastering of science. In accordance to Fatubarin(2001), improvisation in science instructing is explained as an important concern in science Education which has captivated a great deal of contributions from science instructors.

    Tutorial products or instructing aids is very important in instructing and mastering science if adequately utilized. In accordance to Adegbija and Fakomogbon (2006), tutorial media or products can be utilized by lecturers to defeat sound components, these as misconception, referent confusion and daydreaming. Odili (1990) talked over the value of instructing support in the instructing of science.

Investigation Concerns

    The subsequent investigate thoughts have been raised to guidebook the study.

one. Do instructor often use-instructing aids in their physics lesson?

two. Are success obtained from the use of improvised products reputable?

three. Do learners attain much more with the use of improvised products when compared to the all set built ones?

four. Do improvised products aids instructing and mastering of physics efficiently?

five. Do improvised products require much more dollars and time?

Technique

     A survey system was utilized for this investigate. The qualified inhabitants was secondary educational institutions in Ilorin West Nearby Governing administration Spot of Kwara State. The samples of the study have been drawn from educational institutions that are giving physics at senior secondary stage. 13 educational institutions have been utilized all collectively. These educational institutions comprise both blended and one educational institutions. Two sets of questionnaire have been ready for physics instructors and learners. Every single questionnaire contained 10 things individually administered in the educational institutions to gather information by the researcher.

    Facts gathered have been analyzed employing frequency counts and proportion. The outcome is presented in table down below to remedy the investigate thoughts raised for the study. 13 physics instructors and thirty-9 physics learners have been utilized in all.

Results AND Discussion

    Investigation problem one: Do physics instructors often use instructing aids in their lesson?

Item

Responses

No of instructors

  %

No of learners

         %

one

Sure

thirteen

          a hundred

           35

                 89.seven

No

          

            four

                 10.three

two

Sure

No

6

seven

          forty six.two

         fifty three.8

           18

           21

                 46.two

                  53.8

                   

    From the table it can be noticed that physics instructors are employing instructing aids in their lesson but not often.

    Investigation problem two: Are success obtained from improvised products reputable or not?

Item

Responses

No of instructors

%

No of learners

%

seven

Sure

No

6

seven

forty six.two

fifty three.8

    The responses of the instructors showed that success obtained from the utilized of improvised content in instructing physics are not reputable. This could possibly be owing to absence of precision in measurement.

    Investigation problem three: Do learners attain much more with the use of improvised products when compared to the readymade ones?

Item

Responses

No of instructors

       %

No of learners

                 %

6

Sure

No

nine

four

      69.two

     thirty.8

          thirty

           nine

                 79.nine

                  23.one

    It is observed that learners get pleasure from or attain much more when improvised products are utilized for instructing physics. Students’ participation in the system of improvisation might assist in getting much more and make the lesson interesting.

    Investigation problem four: Do improvised products support the efficient instructing and mastering of physics?

 

Item

Responses

No of instructors

%

No of learners

%

 

nine

Sure

No

   28

   eleven

71.8

28.two

10

Sure

No

eleven

two

eighty four.6

15.four

   –

   –

four

Sure

No

  28

  eleven

71.8

28.two

five

Sure

No

  29

  10

74.four

twenty five.6

             

    It can be inferred from the table that improvised products aids instructor in his instructing and also assist learners to discover physics much more efficiently.

Investigation problem five: Do employing improvised products require much more dollars and time?

Item

Responses

No of instructors

%

No of learners

%

 

 

five

Sure

No

two

eleven

15.four

eighty four.6

       –

       –

8

Sure

No

     17

      22

43.6

fifty six.four

eleven

Sure

No

four

nine

thirty.8

69.two

       –

       –

    It was observed that the use of improvised products does not expense much more dollars neither does it eat much more time in instructing.

CONCLUDING REMARKS

    Physics, a key science subject working with the essential constituents of the universe, the forces they exert on 1 a further and the success made by these forces, is perceived by lots of as an summary class owing to the way it is taught. From the present study it is discovered that instructor employs instructing aids and even improvised them but not often. To make this class authentic and eliminate the idea of its abstractness instructors have to have to hire a variety of styles of instructing aids that enchantment to the students’ a variety of senses. This is in consonance with Moronfola (1983), to meet specific variations in the course the instructor should hire a variety of styles of aids that enchantment to distinct senses.

    Improvisation of products is not to switch the authentic apparatus and that is why most of these improvised products are not reputable when it will come to measurement in physics. They are just for demonstration and their measured quantities must not be dependent on.

    Our environment is abundant with products that can be utilized for improvisation and because learners attain much more when these improvised products are utilized, the instructor must endeavor to involve the learners. Assignment could be given to build products and other valuable instructing aids.

    When the instructor employs improvised products, it can help his or her lesson and learners also discover much more. Pupils will understand much more when they labored with products they can manipulate by them selves and this will make them pay back much more attention than when they are employing objects that are completely foreign to them.

    It is very interesting to note that, improvised products does not eat dollars neither a lot time. This usually means it is very inexpensive and therefore all instructors must discover how to develop and use them.

    Based mostly on the final result of this study, the subsequent suggestions are thus instructed:

    Physics instructors at all stage must be employing instructing aids to teach all concepts as a lot as achievable,

    Improvisation must form component of physics lesson as the expense of buying physics apparatus is very higher with the present countrywide overall economy,

    Physics instructors must not substitute the authentic apparatus with the improvised ones in which measurement requires to be carried out because most of these measurements are not reputable for precision and accuracy,

    Physics learners must be often given assignment on how to harness their environment for the intent of mastering physics.

    University directors must be certain physics instructors commonly use instructing aids and when vital they must make the instructors to improvise.

                               

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