Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2016, Page: 27-31
The Effect of Combined Virtual and Real Laboratories on Students’ Achievement in Practical Chemistry
Omilani Nathaniel A., Department of Integrated Science, Federal College of Education, Osiele, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria
Ochanya Nyinebi Mary Rose, Department of Teacher Education, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
Aminu Sabo Abubakar, Department of Chemistry, Federal College of Education, Osiele, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria
Received: Mar. 17, 2016;       Accepted: Mar. 29, 2016;       Published: Jun. 13, 2016
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijsedu.20160403.11      View  3915      Downloads  173
Educational technology has provided solution to several educational problems. One of such solution is the virtual laboratory; which aids teaching and learning of Chemistry practical. This study examined the effect of virtual laboratory when it is combined with real laboratory on students’ achievement in practical Chemistry. The sample for this study is 120, senior secondary school three science students. The instrument used for data collection was Chemistry Practical Achievement Test (CPAT). The result showed that virtual laboratory combined with traditional laboratory had a significant main effect on students’ achievement in Chemistry practicals.
Virtual Laboratory, Students’ Achievement, Practical Chemistry
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Omilani Nathaniel A., Ochanya Nyinebi Mary Rose, Aminu Sabo Abubakar, The Effect of Combined Virtual and Real Laboratories on Students’ Achievement in Practical Chemistry, International Journal of Secondary Education. Vol. 4, No. 3, 2016, pp. 27-31. doi: 10.11648/j.ijsedu.20160403.11
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