Use of Educational Animation and Academic Performance of Business Studies Students in Akwa Ibom State

Paulinus J. Etim, Atim Edet Itighise, Iniobong Bassey Ema

Abstract


The Study examines the use of slow-motion educational animation and academic performance of Business studies students in Akwa Ibom State. Quasi experimental non-randomized pre-test post-test design was adopted for the study. Two research questions and two hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. 88 Business    education students from two schools were purposively sampled from 5146 in 13 public secondary schools in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State-Nigeria. The subject were divided into experimental and control groups. Experimental group were treated with slow-motion educational animation while control group were taught using expository teaching method. Data were collected using Business Studies performance test (BSPT). The instrument was face and content validated by two experts, one in educational Technology and another in Measurement and Evaluation all from Faculty of Education, University of Uyo, Uyo. The instrument had reliability co-efficient of .81. The treatment was done within four weeks.  The result revealed that the use of slow-motion educational animation enhance academic performance of JS 3 Business Studies students when compared to expository teaching method. It was recommended among others that teachers should use slow-motion educational animation in presentation of their lesson content for students’ high academic performance and teaching effectiveness.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ije.v8i4.10259

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