Effect of multimedia-based instructional package on secondary school students’ academic achievement in Geography in Oyo State, Nigeria
This study examined the effect of multimedia base instructional package on secondary school students’ academic achievement in Geography in Oyo State Nigeria. The study employed pre-test-post-test control group quasi experimental research design. The sample population comprises of 85 SS2 Geography students drawn from four public secondary schools in Ogbomoso South Local Government Area of Oyo State. Two intact classes were selected through simple random sampling technique from each of the selected schools and were later sub-divided into experimental and control groups. The study was guided by three null hypotheses. The two instrument used in the study were: Geography students achievement Test (GSAT) and Multimedia Instructional Package (MIP). Data were also analyzed with the use of mean, standard deviation ad t-test statistical tools. Findings of the study revealed that students taught with multimedia instructional package with the post achievement mean socre (x=81.79) performed better than their counterparts taught with conventional method with post mean achievement scores (x=50.68). The findings also revealed that gender has no significant effect on the academic achievement of students. The male students had post-achievement scores (x=82.46) while the counterpart who are female had post-achievement mean score (x=81.95). Finally, it was recommended that Geography teachers should be exposed to seminars, workshops, and trainings; they should be encourage to use ICT tools in teaching while students should be given access to- computer usage with necessary facilities.
Keywords: Multimedia, instructional package, achievement, geography