Effect of Critical Dialogue on Students' Academic Performance in Economics in Abeokuta, Nigeria

Adesegun O. Odutayo, University of Ilorin, Nigeria, o_odutayo@yahoo.com, Hamdallat Taiwo Yusuf, PhD., University of Ilorin, Nigeria, hamdallatyusuf@unilorin.edu.ng
2020 Anatolian journal of education  
Critical dialogue is a problem-posing discussion set up to ensure equal access and participation by all students, constructed to focus on a multiplicity of viewpoints. This study examined the effects of Critical Dialogue on the academic performance of students in Economics in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. Quasi-Experimental design was adopted. Two research questions were raised for this study which had corresponding hypotheses. 73 students (35 critical dialogue and 38 conventional) were
more » ... tional) were randomly selected from a purposefully sampled secondary school. ANCOVA was used to the hypotheses generated. There was significant difference in the performance of students exposed to critical dialogue. This study recommended among others that teachers should expose students to critical dialogue instructional strategies to develop students' generic skills.
doi:10.29333/aje.2020.527a fatcat:lqyluyottjdotneucppmaib2gq