Assessment the Quality of Outdoor Play in Kwara South Public Primary School

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Title Page                                                                                                       i

Declaration                                                                                                     ii

Certification                                                                                                    iii

Dedication                                                                                                      iv

Acknowledgement                                                                                          v

Table of Contents                                                                                           vii

Abstract                                                                                                          x

CHAPTER ONE:     INTRODUCTION

1.1       Background of the Study                                                                    1

1.2       Statement of the Problem                                                                   7

1.3       Purpose of the Study                                                                          8

1.4       Research Questions                                                                            8

1.5       Scope of the Study                                                                              9

1.6       Clarification of Major Terms and Variable                                        9

1.7       Significance of the Study                                                                   10


 

CHAPTER TWO:    REVIEW OF LITERATURE

2.1       Concept of Play                                                                                  12

2.2       Concept of Outdoor Play Activities                                                   15

2.3       Types of Outdoor Play                                                                       23

2.4       Factors for Selecting Outdoor Play Activities                                    24

2.5       Level of Usage of Outdoor Play Activities in Nigeria                       29

2.6       Factor Affecting the Quality of Concept of Outdoor Play                 33

2.7       Appraisal of Reviewed Literature                                                      35

CHAPTER THREE:            METHODOLOGY

3.1       Research Design                                                                                 37

3.2       Population of the Study                                                                      37

3.3       Sample and Sampling Techniques                                                     38

3.4       Research Instrument                                                                           38

3.5       Validation of the Research Instrument                                               39

3.6       Produce for Data Collection                                                               39

3.7       Data Analysis Techniques                                                                  39


 

CHAPTER FOUR:               RESULTS AND INTERRELATION          

4.1       Descriptive Analysis of Respondents                                                 40

4.2       Answering Research Questions                                                          41

4.3       Summary of Findings                                                                         46

CHAPTER FIVE:     DISCUSSION, CONCLUSION AND

RECOMMENDATION

5.1       Discussion of the Findings                                                                 47

5.2       Conclusion                                                                                          49

5.3       Recommendations                                                                              50

5.4       Suggestions for Further Studies                                                         51

            Reference                                                                                            52

            Appendix                                                                                            57


 

Abstract

Play is the root and foundation of creativity in arts and science as well as in the daily life. The usage for instructional purpose as Outdoor play offers children a diversity of environmental stimuli that contributes to increased use of senses, increased health benefits, interactive physical activity, and experimentation with social situations that prepare children for future life experiences. This study, therefore, examines the quality of outdoor play in Kwara South public primary schools. The descriptive survey research design was adopted. Purposive sampling techniques was used to select the sample of 100 primary school teachers involved in the study. A researcher designed questionnaire tagged the quality of outdoor play in Kwara South public primary schools was used for data collection. Percentage was used to answer the research question. The study revealed that the outdoor play activities in Kwara South public primary schools are jumping puddles and noughts and crosses, the quality of outdoor play in Kwara South public primary schools was low. The level of utilization of outdoor play in Kwara South public primary schools was low and the extent of teachers’ skills in the use of outdoor play in Kwara South public primary schools was high. The study recommended that Government and school administrators should work towards the provision of equipment that will facilitate outdoor play activities. Effort should be geared towards increasing quality of outdoor play in Kwara South public primary schools. Teachers should be trained on the use of outdoor play as a method of teaching that is advocated in the National Policy on primary education in Nigeria Parents should be orientated on the influence of their parenting activities on family involvement and the need to be more democratic while dealing with their children. 

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APA

ABIOLA, H (2021). Assessment the Quality of Outdoor Play in Kwara South Public Primary School. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/assessment-the-quality-of-outdoor-play-in-kwara-south-public-primary-school

MLA 8th

ABIOLA, HASSAN "Assessment the Quality of Outdoor Play in Kwara South Public Primary School" Afribary. Afribary, 25 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/assessment-the-quality-of-outdoor-play-in-kwara-south-public-primary-school. Accessed 07 Aug. 2022.

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ABIOLA, HASSAN . "Assessment the Quality of Outdoor Play in Kwara South Public Primary School". Afribary, Afribary, 25 Dec. 2021. Web. 07 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/assessment-the-quality-of-outdoor-play-in-kwara-south-public-primary-school >.

Chicago

ABIOLA, HASSAN . "Assessment the Quality of Outdoor Play in Kwara South Public Primary School" Afribary (2021). Accessed August 07, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/assessment-the-quality-of-outdoor-play-in-kwara-south-public-primary-school