The Effect of Field Trip on Students’ Academic Performance in Biology at Secondary Level

Author:  Shuvra Dey

DOI LINK: -2 / 5/2024/A11

Abstract: This study observed the effect of field trip on students’ academic performance in Biology at secondary level. Quasi experimental design was adopted for the study. Two research questions and two hypotheses constructed during the study. The population of the study comprised all secondary students of selected schools in the districts of West Bengal,India.. The sample comprises of 200 students from four classes in the four selected co-educational schools in the area. The instrument used for data collection was Biology achievement test (BAT). Mean and standard deviation were used to answer the research questions Z test was used to test the hypotheses at 0.05 and 0.01 level of significance. The result of the study disclosed that field trip enhances students’ academic performance in Biology than traditional method. The result also revealed that there is no significant difference in the of girls and boys students who went to the field trips. The study suggested that field trip should be adopted in the curriculum as a teaching learning method and also recommended to promote further research on the benefit of field trip

Keywords: Field trip, Secondary Level, Achievement, Performance,.

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