USING CONCEPT CARTOONS TO IMPROVE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL PUPILS’ PERFORMANCE AND MOTIVATION IN SCIENCE

Statement of the Problem

•Science teachers have made efforts to engage pupils through demonstrations, group work, questions and answer among other methods but these have not been used effectively making science learning abstract. Concept cartoons when used in teaching science is very effective because:
•It creates an environment for discussion
•It compels pupils to be actively involved in lesson
•It limits undue teacher interference in pupils‘ activity
•It provides stimulus for thinking.
 
Purpose of the Study

The purpose of the study was to use concept cartoons to improve JHS pupils’ performance and motivation in integrated science.

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Unpublished