Impact of Computer Simulation Instructional Package on Physical Education Pupils’ Motor Skills Development in Individualized Learning Settings in Niger State, Nigeria

Keywords: Simulation instructional package, Physical education, gender, individualized learning


The study examined the impact of a computer simulation instructional package on physical education pupils’ motor skills development in an individualized learning setting in Niger State. The experimental research design was used and two research questions and two corresponding null hypotheses guided the study. Computer simulation instructional package and motor skills assessment and rating scale were used as research instruments. The instruments were subjected to experts’ validation and reliability checks. Data collected were analyzed using Mean, Standard Deviation, and Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) in Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS Version 20). Findings revealed that pupils' motor skills development when exposed to computer simulation instructional packages in individualized learning setting better than the demonstration method. Also, the motor skills of male pupils were better to enhance than that of their female counterparts. Based on the findings, it was recommended that teachers should adopt a computer simulation instructional package to replace the traditional means of teaching physical education.


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Department of Physical and Health Education, College of Education, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.


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How to Cite
HADIZA ASABE, M. (2021). Impact of Computer Simulation Instructional Package on Physical Education Pupils’ Motor Skills Development in Individualized Learning Settings in Niger State, Nigeria. GPH-International Journal of Educational Research, 4(06), 101-110. Retrieved from