The Effectiveness of Peer-led Guided Inquiry Strategy on Low-Achievers’ Retention of Biology Concepts in Paiko, Niger State Nigeria

  • Ali Fati
  • Adamu Z. E
  • Kuta, I. I.
  • Tukura, C. S.
Keywords: Peer-led, Guided Inquiry Strategy, Achievement, Low-Achievers, Biology

Abstract

The study investigated the effects of peer-led guided inquiry strategy on low-achievers’ retention of Biology concepts in Paiko, Niger State, Nigeria. Two research questions guided the study. Two null hypotheses were tested in the study. Quasi-experimental design (pretest-posttest, non-equivalent design) was specifically adopted for the study. The population of the study was the entire senior secondary school two Biology low-achieves’ in Paikorototalling 1,785 students. The scores of the students’ obtained from retentionwere analyzed using Analysis of variance (ANOVA) to test the hypotheses. The results of the study indicated that students’ exposed to Peer-led Guided Inquiry retained than their counterparts exposed to Traditional Method.  Based on the above findings it was recommended that since the strategy is gender friendly, the teaching of Biology should be done through the use of peer-led guided inquiry for low-achieving students

Author Biographies

Ali Fati

Department of Educational Technology

Federal University of Technology, Minna

Adamu Z. E

Department of Educational Technology

Federal University of Technology, Minna

Kuta, I. I.

Department of Educational Technology

Federal University of Technology, Minna

Tukura, C. S.

Department of Educational Technology

Federal University of Technology, Minna

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Published
2020-11-11
How to Cite
Fati, A., Z. E, A., I. I., K., & C. S., T. (2020). The Effectiveness of Peer-led Guided Inquiry Strategy on Low-Achievers’ Retention of Biology Concepts in Paiko, Niger State Nigeria. IJER-International Journal of Educational Research, 3(10), 10-22. Retrieved from http://gphjournal.org/index.php/er/article/view/323