Effects of Powerpoint Presentation in the Academic Performance of the Senior Students in Madapdap High School

Topics: Microsoft PowerPoint, Scientific method, Short-term memory Pages: 13 (3688 words) Published: November 26, 2012
Effect of PowerPoint Presentation in the
Academic Achievement of the Senior Students of
Madapdap Rest. High School in Physics

In partial fulfilment of the
requirement for the subject
Elective 2
Current Trends and Researches
in Science Teaching

Submitted by:
Jeffrey R. Yumang
MAEd-General Science

Submitted to:
Dr. Jacqueline V. Bagunu

Acknowledgement
Foremost, I would like to express my sincerest gratitude to our Professor Dr. Jacqueline V. Bagunu for her patience, motivation, enthusiasm, and immense knowledge. Her guidance helped me in all the time of writing this action research.

My sincere thanks also goes to the staff of PAC library for allowing me to borrow their journals and books in especially in the field of statistics.

I thank my fellow MAEd General Science students for their encouragement and support they have showed in doing this action research. Last but not the least; I would like to thank my family: my parents, my girl fried May Ann Tayson for the understanding during the days that I lost quality time to her in completing this laborious requirement. And above all, to our mighty God – the source of knowledge and wisdom.

ABSTRACT
In recent years, the uses of PowerPoint (a form of multimedia) presentations in classroom instruction have significantly increased globally without examination of their effects on students learning. This action research investigated the “Effects of PowerPoint Presentation in the Academic Achievement of The Senior Students In Physics”. The researcher conducted an experiment, which includes a treatment-control design, in a classroom setting within the first quarter of the year. The respondents were divided into two groups. In group A, traditional system was used while Group B PowerPoint Presentation was utilized as the delivery system. The results show that PowerPoint presentation may improve students’ academic achievement by 4% over the use of tradition method of teaching More so, there is a significant difference in the use of PowerPoint Presentation over the traditional method of teaching.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Abstract…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….i Acknowledgement……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………ii List of tables …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………iii Introduction…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..1 Statement Of The Problem…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….3 Scope And Delimitation……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………3 Review Of Related Literatures…………………………………………………………………………………………………………4 Methodology……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….9 Research Design………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………9 Instrumentation………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………9 Time line…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….………9 Results and Discussions………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………11 Conclusions and Recommendations……………………………………………………………………………………………….14 References……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..16 Appendices…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………18

List of tables
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Table 1
Summary of the modules in Physics………………………………………………………………. Table 2
Mean and Proficiency Level of group A (control group)…………………… Table 3
Mean and Proficiency Level of group B (experimental group)…………… Table 4
Summary of findings (A comparison)………………………………………………………………………… Table 5
Summary of Analysis of test in hypothesis 2…………………………………………………..

INTRODUCTION
Nowadays, one of the most widespread tools that is used in the computer aided education is PowerPoint presentations which provide to transmit the course contexts visually to the students (Atkins-Sayre et. al. 1998: 3). Originally PowerPoint was developed for commercial and business purposes by Microsoft before approximately 20 years. However it has quickly penetrated...
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