Effectiveness of the Use of Concept Attainment Model on Senior Secondary One Students’ Achievement in Mathematics in Lokoja Metropolis, Kogi State, Nigeria

  • Dr. Onoge Honmane Department of Science Education, Federal University Wukari, Taraba State, Nigeria;
  • Eyitope Elijah Olaifa Department of Mathematics, Government Science Secondary School Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria
  • Olaoye Abiodun Emmanuel Department of Curriculum and Instructional Technology, Federal College of Education, Katsina
Keywords: algebraic, students' achievement, concept attainment model


The purpose of this study was to find out the effectiveness of Concept Attainment Model
on students’ achievement in algebra at senior secondary school one. The research was carried out
in Lokoja Metropolis of Kogi State with a population of 1210 senior secondary one students. 356 SS1
students were sampled out of 1210 students. Quasi-experimental design of nonrandomized pre-test
post-test control group design was adopted. The Instrument of the study was Algebraic
Achievement Test (AAT) which was used for collection of data. The AAT was validated by experts
and this gave a reliability index of 0.82. Two research questions were asked and answered using
means and standard deviations. The two hypotheses formulated were tested at 0.05 level of
significance using Analysis of Covariance. The study found among others that the students taught
using Concept Attainment Model (CAM) improved in their achievement than those taught without
CAM. It was therefore, recommended that Curriculum planners and mathematics textbook writers
should be encouraged to include CAM in their books as complementary to other teaching methods.


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Honmane, D. O., Olaifa, E. E., & Emmanuel, O. A. (2024). Effectiveness of the Use of Concept Attainment Model on Senior Secondary One Students’ Achievement in Mathematics in Lokoja Metropolis, Kogi State, Nigeria. CENTRAL ASIAN JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICAL THEORY AND COMPUTER SCIENCES, 5(2), 10-19. Retrieved from https://cajmtcs.centralasianstudies.org/index.php/CAJMTCS/article/view/611