USE OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS FOR TEACHING-LEARNING OF ISLAMIC STUDIES IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN KWARA STATE
Owoyale-AbdulGaniy, Ibrahim Solahudeen Ph.D
This study examined the use of instructional materials for teaching and learning of Islamic Studies in senior secondary schools in Kwara State. Descriptive Survey design was used for the study. Teachers and students of Islamic studies in senior secondary schools were purposive selected. Also, Simple random Sampling technique was used to select 60 teachers and 526 students of Islamic studies across the three senatorial districts in Kwara State as sample size for the study. The instrument used for data collection was a questionnaire developed by the researcher. Data collected were analyzed using t-test statistics. Two research questions were analyzed and one hypothesis was tested and rejected. Findings from the study revealed senior secondary school teachers and students of Islamic studies used instructional materials in teaching and learning in Kwara State. Based on the findings of the study, it was recommended that government in collaboration with stakeholders should ensure that teachers and students were given regular training and re-training on the use of modern instructional materials that would facilitate effective pedagogy.