Influence of the Use of Analogy on Biology Students’ Achievement in Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra State
The purpose of this research is to access the influence of the use of analogy on the achievement of Biology students in Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra State. Two research questions guided the study. Quasi - research design was adopted for the study. The population of the study was 520 students. The sample of the study consisted of 64 students. Instrument for data collection was Biology Achievement Test (BAT). Data collected were analyzed using mean while t-statistics was used in testing the hypotheses. The results of the study shows that students taught Biology concepts with analogy performed better than those taught without analogy. It was recommended, amongst others, that Biology teachers should be exposed to the use and application of analogies in the teaching and learning of Biology through seminars, workshops and conferences.