The effects of instructional materials on academic performance of children in primary schools: a case study of Busimbi Division, Mityana District

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Kampala International University, College of Education
The study investigated the effects of instructional materials on performance in schools. The study was guided by specific objectives that included; to determine different kinds of instructional materials, to identify the effects of instructional materials on performance and to assess the relationship between instructional materials and performance in schools. The research consists of five chapters. Chapter one with introduction chapter two consists of the related literature, chapter three consists of methodology, chapter four consists of data presentation and analysis and chapter five consists of summary of findings, conclusions and recommendations. The study was descriptive and analytical in nature where purposive sampling was used to select population. It employed 60 respondents. Data was obtained from primary source using stratified sampling, analyzed and presented using frequencies and percentages and were tabulated. Data was entered in EPinfo and analyzed using SPSS computer package. The major findings of the study were, the study revealed that majority of the respondents were females who were in primary and below 25 years. Among the different kinds of instructional materials included animations, exercises study guides and tours, website achieves. Among effects were academic performance, improved communication and interaction. Among the recommendations include, the government should give loans to school to enable them buy instructional materials, sensitization workshops among others.
A research report submitted to college of Open and Distance Learning in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of a Bachelor’s degree in Education of Kampala International University
Instructional materials, Academic performance, Children in primary