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SELECTION AND UTILIZATION OF SOCIAL STUDIES INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS BY SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS IN EBONYI STATE

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ABSTRACT 
The study focused on selection and utilization of Social studies instructional methods by secondary schools teachers in Ebonyi State. Five purposes of study were formulated to guide the study. Five research questions rooted in the purpose were also formulated and three null hypotheses were also made to guide the study. The design of the study was descriptive survey research design aimed at eliciting information from the respondents based on the research questions that guided the study. The population of the study comprises 250 Social studies teachers in three education zones of Ebonyi State. The instrument used for data collection was checklist and data were analyzed using frequency tables, mean and standard deviation, while t-test was used in analyzing the three null hypotheses. The findings of the study revealed that, there was wide spectrum of instructional methods available for use in teaching Social studies, that most of the instructional methods available were selected and utilized by Social studies teaches in teaching the subject. The findings also revealed that poor qualifications of teachers, unclear objectives of the subject, inadequate instructional aids, poor funding, among others were the factors that adversely affect selection and utilization of Social studies instructional methods by secondary school teachers in Ebonyi State. Based on these findings, some recommendations were made, VIZ: that government and Ministry of Education should employ qualified and competent teachers to teach  Social studies, government and Ministry of Education should also as a matter of urgency provide instructional aids and organize workshops on improvisation of instructional materials  for Social studies teachers.    

TABLE OF CONTENT
Title………………………………………………………………………………..... i
Approval …………………………………………………………………………… ii
Certification ……………………………………………………………………….. iii
Dedication………………………………………………………………………….. iv
Acknowledgements…………………………………………………………………. v
Abstract……………………………………………………………………………... vi
Table of content…………………………………………………………………….. vii
List of table ………………………………………………………………………… ix

CHAPTER ONE:
INTRODUCTION
Background to the Study……………………………………………………………. 1
Statement of the Problem……………………………………………………. ……... 5
Purpose of the Study………………………………………………………….……. 6
Significance of the Study…………………………………………………….…….. 7
Scope of the Study……………………………………………………………......... 7
Research Question……………………………………………………………......... 8
Hypotheses……………………………………………………………………........ 8

CHAPTER TWO: 
REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
Conceptual Framework of Social Studies…………………………… ……………. 9
Theoretical Framework of the Study……………………………………………….. 23
Review of Empirical Studies……………………………………………………….. .30
Summary of Literature Reviewed………………………………………………….. 32

CHAPTER THREE: 
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
Design of the Study…………………………………………………………………. 34
Area of the Study…………………………………………………………………… 34
Population of the Study…………………………………………………………...... 34
Sample and Sampling Techniques………………………………………………….. 35
Instrument for Data Collection……………………………………………………... 35
Validation of the Instrument ……………………………………………………….. 35
Reliability of the Instrument……………………………………………………….. 36
Method of Data Collection…………………………………………………………. 36
Method of Data Analysis…………………………………………………………….36

CHAPTER FOUR: 
RESULTS 
Summary of Findings………………………………………………………………. 43

CHAPTER FIVE:  
DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS
Social studies instructional methods available……………………………………... 44

CHAPTER SIX: 
SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
Summary of the Study…………………………………………………………….... 48
Conclusion …………………………………………………………………………. 49
Educational Implications of the Study………………………………………………50
Recommendations…………………………………………………………………... 50
Limitations of the Study……………………………………………………………..51
Suggestions for Further Studies…………………………………………………….. 51 
References …………………………………………………………………………..52
Appendices…………………………………………………………………………..56
 
LIST OF TABLES 
Table I: Mean opinion of respondents on instructional methods available for use in Social studies education………….37
Table II: Mean opinion of respondents on selected instructional methods for use in Social studies education…………… .38
Table III: Mean opinion of respondents on instructional methods utilize for Social studies education…………… 39
Table IV: Mean opinion of respondents on factors that adversely affect selection of Social studies instructional methods…………… 40
Table V: Mean opinion of respondents on factors that adversely  affect  utilization of  Social studies education…………. 41
Table VI: T-test analysis of the mean rating of male and female teachers on methods available for use in Social studies education……….. 41
Table VII: T-test analysis of the mean rating of male and female teachers on selection of instructional methods available for use in Social studies education…………42

Table VIII: T- test analysis of the mean rating of male and female teachers on utilization of instructional methods for Social studies education
SELECTION AND UTILIZATION OF SOCIAL STUDIES INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS BY SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS IN EBONYI STATE

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