Availability and Use of Visual Teaching and Learning Materials in Teaching Geography at Nassarawa Education Zonal Office

Volume 5 Issue 1 (January 2023)
Ahmad Said Abubakar Zainab Bello Ali Hussain Nura Isyaku Bello
Pages: 17-26 Download Count : 201 View Count: 342 DOI Number 10.55236/tuara.1063510 Facebook Share on Google+ Save to Zotero Save to Mendeley

Abstract:


The present study aimed at finding out if there are adequate visual teaching and learning materials for teaching Geography in Nasarawa Local Government Area of Kano State, and if these materials were been effectively and judiciously utilized by the teachers in teaching geography. The population of the study covers five secondary schools from five wards in Nasarawa L.G.A where a sample of 25 geography teachers both male and female was drawn. A questionnaire was used for the data collection while the data collected were analysed using the frequency and percentage distribution Table. The gathered data shown that visual materials were inadequate for the effective teaching of geography in Nasarawa L.G.A and the few available visual materials have not been effectively and judiciously utilized in teaching geography. The study has made certain recommendations that important visual materials like barometer, thermometer, rain gauge, wind vane, computers, projectors, and geography laboratory should be provided for the effective teaching and learning of geography, and the government should ensure that seminars and workshops are organized regularly for geography teachers to update and sensitize them of the importance of using visual materials and motivate them towards discharging their duties effectively

Keywords

  • Geography
  • geography curriculum
  • visual material
  • nasarawa
  • Kano
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