Impact of teaching methods on students performance in mathematics, Wajir District

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Kampala International University, College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
The study on impact of teaching methods on students' performance in mathematics was conducted within \Vajir District in Kenya. The general objective formulated so as to realize this study had been formulated as: this study is intended to determine the impact of teaching methods on performance of students in mathematics. In order to achieve the objectives of the study, research questions were tormulated. In review of related literature, all other authors' works or contentions in relation to the problem under study were revisited and all this had to correlate with the objectives of the study. In the research methodology, a descriptive design was employed .since the whole study was about explaining a scenario or an event. A sample of 40 respondents which constituted 30 students and I 0 teachers was used. Interview guides and questionnaires were employed in the process of data gathering after which data was analyzed and presented in percentages and fiequency distribution tables. The findings from the field revealed that effective teac]ling methods would encourage ' students to perceiYe mathematics positively. It was also revealed that mathematics was important in the technological field. A recommendation was made that there was need for student- centered teaching approaches so as to motivate students do well in mathematics.
A research project submitted to the Institute Of Open And Distance Learning in partial fulfilment of the requirement for Award of a Degree of Bachelor in Education (Arts) Of Kampala International University
Teaching, Methods, Student's, Perfomance