Effects of Lack of Field Trips on Leaner’s Performance in Social Studies at Primary School

Georgina N. Sitali-Mubanga, Like Raphael Lukonga, Desalu D Denuga

Abstract


The utilization of field trips in teaching and learning realizes successful and proficient learning in Social Studies. A field trip is a group excursion far from the typical teaching environment for direct understanding of a noteworthy site or place of special intrigue. This investigation in this manner was outfitted towards discovering the impacts of lack of field trips towards students’ scholastic execution in Social Studies at a selected school. A Qualitative research configuration was used for this examination. A specific school was chosen in the Zambezi Region of Namibia. The testing procedure utilized was random selection. The normal number of students chosen was 16, however just 14 students and 4 teachers partook. In light of the discoveries it was suggested among others that; teachers should take learners on field trips in order to advance and energize dynamic engagement in learning, self-inspiration, disclosure learning and learning by understanding.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ije.v10i2.13325

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