Project Topics

APPLICATION OF MASS MEDIA AS A MEANS OF IMPROVING STUDENTS’ PERFORMANCE IN ENGLISH GRAMMAR IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

Abstract 

This research focused on the application of the mass media as a means of improving students’ Performance in English grammar in senior Secondary Schools in Enugu North Local government Area. The researcher carried out extensive appraisal of Literature related to the topic under discussion to assess the opinions of scholars regarding the subjects Ninety English teachers from secondary Schools in Enugu North Local government Area were used, four research questions were asked to determine the extent to which English teachers in Junior secondary Schools in Enugu North Local government Area considered the application of the mass media necessary in their teaching of English grammar. The researcher employed questionnaire methods in collecting necessary information which were analyze to derive the percentages in the course of the research, it was discovered that the mass media play an important role in students’ performance in the language.  

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

Approval page………………………………………………..

Certification …………………………………………………. i

Dedication…………………………………………………… ii

Acknowledgment…………………………………………… iii

Table of Contents ………………………………………….. iv-v

List of Tables ……………………………………………… vi

Abstracts ……………………………………………….. vii

CHAPTER 1- INTRODUCTION 

Background of the  Study ………………………………… 1

Statement of the Problem ………………………………. 6

Purpose of the Study ……………………………………. 7

Significance of the study ………………………………… 7

Research  questions  …………………………………….. 8

Delimitation of the study ………………………………… 9

Definition of terms ………………………………………… 10

CHAPTER II- REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 

Mass Media – An Overview ………………………….… 11

News Paper as an aspect of the Mass Media ………… 13

Radio as an aspect of the Mass Media ………………… 18

Television as aspect of the mass Media ………….…… 20

Film (Motion Picture) as an aspect of Mass Media ….. 24

Summary of Review of Related Literature …………… 25

CHAPTER III – RESEARCH METHODS 

Research Design ……………………………………….. 27

Area of the Study ………………………………………. 27

Population of the Study ………………………………… 28

Sample and sampling Technique ……………………… 28

Instrument for Data Collection ………………………… 28

Reliability of the Instrument……………………………. 29

Method of Data Collection ……………………………. 29

Method of Data Analysis  ……………………………… 29

Validation of the Instrument…………………………. 30

CHAPTER IV – DATA ANALYSIS AND RESULT 

Research Question one …………………………. 31

Research Question Two ………………………… 32

Research Question Three ……………………… 33

Research Question Four ……………………….. 34

CHAPTER V – SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND 

RECOMMENDATION 

Restatement of the Problem…………………… 36

Summary of Procedures Used ………………… 36

Summary of findings ……………………………………37

Conclusions ……………………………………..………39

Recommendations ……………………………………..40

Suggestions for further Research …………………….41

Limitation of the study …………………………………..42

REFERENCES ……………………………..……………43

APPENDIX…………………………………………….….44

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1 Respondents, Responses on whether the teachers                     consider  application of Mass Media necessary in                      teaching English grammar. 

Table 2 Respondents responses on whether there are available Mass Media appliances in use in teaching English grammar. 

Table 3 Respondents responses an whether the teachers apply Mass Media in their English grammar lessons 

Table 4 Respondents responses on the factors that Militate against the application of mass media in teaching English grammar