The study investigated the attitude of senior secondary school teachers towards education field trip on biology in Ilorin metropolis. The researcher used simple random sampling techniques thirty schools were randomly selected as research subject. A questionnaire tagged,” school based attitude of senior secondary school teacher towards educational field trip” was one of the instruments used to gather information from the respondents. A series of interviews with 30 secondary school science teachers was also used to determine the attitude of those teachers toward educational field trip. The interview were evaluated using an interpretive methodology and indicate a range of influence. Science teacher are in generally willing to use field trips as part of their pedagogy because they feel that their student need hands-on real life experiences or to examine application of science which augment their classroom studies. Other influences that are identified and evaluated related primarily to the teaching and learning outcomes, the support of member of the school community and the factors that facilitate or hinder teachers taking field trips the influence of teachers past experience is also evaluated. There is a number of implication for schools. Teachers feel constrained by administrative procedure but this need to be balanced against consideration of the legal Implications of “duty of care” student behavior need to be balanced by accessibility to a range of teaching and learning strategies and, as more venues come on line, there is a need for appropriate professional development and curriculum support materials.
The study answered three (3) research question and tested three (3) hypotheses. The data analysis tools were percentage and frequency distribution table used in analyzing and presenting the bio-data variables of the participants mean and standard deviation were used in answering the question raised by the study and t- test independent sample which was used in testing the three will hypotheses postulated by the study. The study revealed that there is no significant relationship between teachers’ attitudes toward field trip in biology, teaching and learning, the attitude of student of far and near located schools from the available field trip as well as gender identity of teacher does not influence attitude of student to field trip in biology. It was recommended among other that, teachers should take student on field trip so as to promote and encourage active engagement in learning, self motivation, discovery learning and learning by experience. The study also recommended that biology teachers in the study area should be encouraged to adopt the technique of educational field trip for their student for optimum academic performance, the need for Government of Kwara state through the ministry of education to provide all the needed funds for conducting regular educational fieldtrip by student and teacher of biology, the need for wealthy corporations and individual to Sponsor Educational fieldtrip in secondary school in Ilorin Education Zone organized by biology teacher and the need for adequate time to be allocated to the biology student in the study area aimed at encouraging teachers to organize field trip for student.
Frontiers, E. & Cecilia, A (2021). Attitude Of Senior Secondary School Teachers Towards Education Field Trip In Biology In Ilorin Metropolis. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/attitude-of-senior-secondary-school-teachers-towards-education-field-trip-in-biology-in-ilorin-metropolis
Frontiers, Edu, and Abodunrin Cecilia "Attitude Of Senior Secondary School Teachers Towards Education Field Trip In Biology In Ilorin Metropolis" Afribary. Afribary, 14 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/attitude-of-senior-secondary-school-teachers-towards-education-field-trip-in-biology-in-ilorin-metropolis. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.
Frontiers, Edu, and Abodunrin Cecilia . "Attitude Of Senior Secondary School Teachers Towards Education Field Trip In Biology In Ilorin Metropolis". Afribary, Afribary, 14 Dec. 2021. Web. 20 Jan. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/attitude-of-senior-secondary-school-teachers-towards-education-field-trip-in-biology-in-ilorin-metropolis >.
Frontiers, Edu and Cecilia, Abodunrin . "Attitude Of Senior Secondary School Teachers Towards Education Field Trip In Biology In Ilorin Metropolis" Afribary (2021). Accessed January 20, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/attitude-of-senior-secondary-school-teachers-towards-education-field-trip-in-biology-in-ilorin-metropolis