Effects of Photography on Acquisition of Sculpture Skills among Junior Secondary School Students in Osun State, Nigeria
AbstractThe study investigated the effects of photography on acquisition of sculpture skills among Junior Secondary School Students in Osun State. Forty students were randomly selected from two schools. The two schools were purposefully selected from fifty secondary schools in Ife Central Local Government Council Area of Osun State based on the availability of Fine Arts Studio· Twenty students each were randomly selected into experimental and control groups. The experimental group was taught using photographic series while control group was taught using conventional method. The analysis of the data when subjected to t-test; shows that the t-table (1.697) in greater than t calculated (0.837) at the pre-test level and that the t-table (1.697) is greater than t calculated (0.8224 at the post-test level. The study concluded that there is significant difference between the academic performance of the subjects taught sculpture with photographic series and those taught without photographic series. The results also showed that students taught sculpture with photographic series had better retention ability than those students taught without photographic series.
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