This study determined the effects of infographics instructional strategy on students’ achievement in Senior Secondary School Economics in Pankshin Local Government Area of Plateau State, Nigeria. Two research questions were posed and two hypotheses were formulated and tested. A quasi experimental design was used. The population of the study was three thousand two hundred and thirty-three (3, 233) public senior secondary II students of Economics in Pankshin Local Government Area of Plateau State. The sample of the study consist of 119 students made up of 68 male and 51 female SS2 students drawn using simple random sampling technique. The instrument used for data collection was the Economics Achievement Test (EAT). Face and content validity were carried out on the instrument by three experts from University of Abuja in terms of relevance, suitability, clarity and coverage and Kudder-Richardson formula 20 (K-R, 20) was used to establish the reliability of the instrument which was 0.94. Mean and standard deviation were used to answer the research questions. Hypotheses were tested using Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) at 0.05 alpha levels of significance. The result of the analysis indicated that there is a significant difference in mean achievement scores of students taught some concepts in Economics concepts using infographics instructional strategy and those taught using conventional teaching method and that there is no significant difference in mean achievement scores of male and female students taught some concepts in Economics concepts using infographics instructional strategy and those taught using conventional teaching method. Thus, it was recommended among others, that Economics teachers should adopt the use of the infographics to teach Economics.
Gotip, N. W.; Onuoha, J. C & Iorliam, E. I. .V (2021)