Peer Tutoring As An Interactive Learning Strategy to Improve Academic Achievement of Higher Secondary Students

  • S Chitra Research Scholar, Department of Educational Technology Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India
  • I Muthuchamy Professor, Department of Educational Technology Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to find out the effect of Interactive Learning Strategy i.e. peer tutoring in improving the academic achievement of Higher Secondary students. For the purpose, an experiment was carried out in a Government higher secondary school, Peravurani. The sample consisted of 25 students in control group and 25 students in experimental group. The independent variables were the interactive learning strategies viz., peer tutoring and traditional instruction. The dependent variable was academic achievement in Economics and the students’ back ground variables such as gender, locale and parent education were considered in this study. The data were collected using an achievement test and it was analyzed by applying ‘t’ test. The result of the study tended to be in favour of interactive learning strategy, i.e. peer tutoring as an effective strategy in enhancing better achievement in economics among the Higher Secondary students.

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2018-03-29
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Chitra, S., & Muthuchamy, I. (2018). Peer Tutoring As An Interactive Learning Strategy to Improve Academic Achievement of Higher Secondary Students. Shanlax International Journal of Education, 6(2), 52-56. Retrieved from https://www.shanlaxjournals.in/journals/index.php/education/article/view/2637
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