IMPROVISATION AND UTILIZATION OF LEARNING RESOURSES FOR CHEMISTRY TEACHING AND LEARLING: IN SELECTED SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN IJERO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF EKITI STATE.Author: Omodara N. B*; Amuho U. E*; Olasoji S. O** and Adekunbi E. A* Category: Volume 2 Number 1 Download
This study examines the improvisation and utilization of learning resources for the teaching and learning of Chemistry in Senior Secondary Schools in Ijero Local Government area of Ekiti State. Relevant data were collected by means of structured questionnaire titled learning resource
for Chemistry teaching. Two sets of questionnaire were designed for both the teachers and students of Chemistry. Four Secondary Schools were visited in Ijero Local Government area of Ekiti State. Data were analyzed in percentage. The finding revealed that materials for the teaching and learning of Chemistry in the Schools were grossly inadequate and the level of improvisation was low as well. The few available learning materials were not properly utilized for teaching and learning of Chemistry. Also, most teachers of Chemistry do not possess the needed skills for improvisation. Based on the finding it was recommended that on the job training should be provided for the Chemistry teachers and fund should be made available by Ekiti State Ministry of Education and agencies for funding Science Education, potentially in the State.