• Esitikot, Deborah Esangubong Department of Curriculum Studies, Educational Management and Planning University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.
  • Nwaukwa, Veronica Ezioma Department of Technology and Vocational Education, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
Keywords: Academic Performance, Cognitive gain, Financial Accounting, Power Point, Retention


The current study was carried out to investigate the effectiveness of PowerPoint presentations on students’ cognitive achievements in Financial Accounting. Senior secondary school students offering Financial Accounting in the North-East Senatorial District of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria were used for the study. A quasi-experimental research design using non-randomised pre-test and post-test control groups was adopted. The sample for the study consisted of 176 SS2 students drawn from four intact classes of four secondary schools in the study area. The Financial Accounting Achievement Test (FAAT)with a reliability coefficient of 0.85 was used for data collection. The obtained data were analysed using mean and Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA). Interpreted results showed that students taught Financial Accounting using PowerPoint presentations had a higher cognitive gain that those taught using the traditional methods. Based on the findings of the study, the study recommends among others, the use of teaching methods that enhance higher student gains, especially in the 21st-century learning classroom where teaching methods are becoming ubiquitous.


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How to Cite
Deborah Esangubong, E., & Veronica Ezioma, N. (2022). EFFECTIVENESS OF POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS ON STUDENTS’ COGNITIVE ACHIEVEMENT IN FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING. GPH-International Journal of Educational Research, 5(06), 08-14. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6806422