A Effect of Children’s Radio/Television Programmes on Basic Science and Technology Education

Omiko Akani,


This study focused on the effect of children’s Radio/Television programmes on childhood education. Specifically, it considered whether the chidren are familiar with those programmes that are specifically meant and produced for their consumption, things that children believe they learn from these programmes; whether the Radio/Television programmes created for the children are desirable. 400 pupils randomly sampled from 20 primary schools in Ebonyi State of Nigeria were used for the study, questionnaire was the instrument used for data collection. The results of the data analysis showed that majority of the children were familiar with the programmes, a large number of the children learn the skills which the programmes set out to inculcate. Based on these, recommendations were made on the use of Radio/Television programmes for effective education of the primary school children on basic science and technology

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