The Social Studies Teachers and Improvisation of Instructional Materials (a Case Study of Some Selected Junior Secondary School in Kirfi Local Government Area of Bauchi State).
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In any teaching and learning there is the need to provide and improvised instructional materials in order to make teaching and learning so effective. As it is in the definition of instructional materials by various scholars as one of the primary tools in the hand of social studies teachers for the effective teaching in the classroom, Sunday in Ajayi, (2001), perceived instructional material as anything and anybody that can be used by the teacher during, before and after the lesson to help in the achievement of the lesson objectives which Ajayi (2001) defined as audio-visual materials used by the teacher to make learning process. Understandable to the pupils, instructional materials includes animates objects.…show more content… 1.4 HYPOTHESIS Here the research makes a general assumption on the study to be carried out as follows:-
i. Teachers are aware of the importance of producing and using instructional materials, in teaching especially Social Studies. ii. Instructional materials are readily available to the teachers. iii. There are constraining in the way teachers used instructional materials.
1.5 SCOPE AND LIMITATION OF THE STUDY The research is in scope dealing on the Social Studies Teachers and the improvisation of instructional materials and the limitation of the area study to Kirfi Local Government Area.
1.6 DEFINITION OF TERMS
The following are some of the concept used in the research, which can be defined as follows:- SOCIAL STUDIES: - can be define as a study of man and his physical and social environment, social studies therefore, is define as the study of man life, his interactions with his social and physical environment and his knowledge of science and technology to solve his preambles in the environment.
A TEACHER: - is a trained person that imports knowledge to individual “pupils” in a formal schools or organization.
IMPROVISATION:- to make or to do, using whatever is a available , usually because you do not have what you really need.
PRODUCTION: - The production or making of the instructional materials either local or readymade materials for the purpose of teaching and learning in a formal educational setting.
INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS:-This can be seen