A New Kind of Visual-Model Instructional Strategy in Physics


  • Okeowo Cornelius Rotimi College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti
  • Oke James Ajogbeje College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti
  • Oluyemi Omodeleola Simpson Akeju College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti


New Kind of Visual Model, Computer intelligent-based Learning, PowerPoint visual simulation


The authors’ interest is connected with the application of new technologies in physics education as a means of improving the learning achievement of Physics students at different stages of learning The New Kind of Visual Model instructional strategy introduced in this research is a computer intelligent-based PowerPoint visual simulation used to investigate learning achievement in physics. The research study adopted the Quasi-Experimental Research design. The population comprised of a sample of 168 Secondary School Class-two Physics students purposively selected and treated to 40 minutes tutorials class on the concept of motion. The instrument used consisted in two parts: PowerPoint Computer-simulated visual models which constituted the treatment; and printed materials used to elicit responses to the treatment. There were two activity groups: Experimental group; and Control group. The research study revealed that New Kind of Visual Model instructional strategy contributed positively to learning achievement in physics; result also show that there is significant effect of treatment on students’ retention of learned materials; and has positive significant effect on students’ learning attitude. New Kind of Visual Model instructional strategy will reduce the effects of novelty in method of instruction in all areas of teaching-learning, and may constitute a basis for the use of conceptualism in Computer-aided physics education.


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How to Cite

Rotimi, O. C., Ajogbeje, O. J., & Akeju, O. O. S. (2012). A New Kind of Visual-Model Instructional Strategy in Physics. International Journal of Physics &Amp; Chemistry Education, 4(SI), 28–32. Retrieved from https://www.ijpce.org/index.php/IJPCE/article/view/106