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Role of PowerPoint Presentation as Instructional Tool for Enhancing Senior Secondary School Students Performance in Biology

Iroriteraye-Adjekpovu Janice Imizuokena

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Int. J. Biosci.20(2), 95-103, February 2022

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/20.2.95-103

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This study enthralled the role of PowerPoint presentation as an instructional tool for enhancing students’ performance in biology at the secondary level within Ethiope East Local Government Area (EELGA), Delta State. To achieve this, questionnaires on Biology Achievement Test (BAT) were administered to secondary school (SSII) students subjected to the projected presentation via PowerPoint and lecture methods in two (2) secondary schools randomly selected within EELGA of Delta State. The data collected were analyzed using the student t-test and mean score. The result indicated a significant difference (p>0.05) in student performance in biology between students taught using projected presentation via PowerPoint with a mean-score of 59.3 compared to those taught without projected presentation via PowerPoint with a mean score of 57.5. Biology performance among male and female students taught using projected presentation via PowerPoint was significantly (p>0.05) higher compared to their counterparts taught using the lecture method. The study also recorded a significant difference (p>0.05) between the performance of male and female students in biology. The study recommends that teachers should encourage PowerPoint presentations for teaching and also encourage group interactions. Government and ministries should make available resources for schools to enable adequate use of instructional resources.

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