Perception of Teachers’ Instructional Strategies, Time Management and Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Cross River State, Nigeria

Dr Melvina N. Amalu & Dr Blessing Agbo Ntamu


This study sought to determine the influence of perception of teachers’ instructional strategies, time management and academic achievement in chemistry among secondary school students in Calabar municipality, Cross River State. Two null hypotheses guided the study. The design of the study was survey design. 251 SS2 Chemistry students made up the sample for the study. Two instruments namely: Perception of Teachers Attitude to Work Questionnaire (PTAWQ) and Chemistry Achievement Test (CAT) were developed, validated and used for the study. The internal consistency reliability of the instruments were calculated using Cronbach Alpha procedure and reliability estimates of .77 and .76 were got for the PTAWQ and CAT respectively. Data obtained was analysed using one way Analysis of Variance which indicated that students’ perception of teachers’ instructional strategies and time management have significant positive influence on academic performance of students in Chemistry. It was thus recommended among others that academic conferences, seminars and workshops be organized periodically for teachers to learn and acquire new effective instructional strategies and time management skills. Keywords

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