MOTIVATIONAL STRATEGIES FOR EFFECTIVE LEARNING OF MATHEMATICS AMONG SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN OBOLLO-AFOR EDUCATION ZONE OF ENUGU STATE
Keywords:Mathematics Education, Motivational strategies, Mathematics learning
The main purpose of the study was to investigate the Motivational strategies for effective learning of Mathematics among selected senior secondary school classes II students. The researcher adopted descriptive survey design to determine motivational strategies that can enhance secondary school students Mathematics learning. The population of the study
consisted of all the senior secondary school classes II (SSS II) students, which is 3384 students in the 48 secondary schools in Obllo-Afor Education Zone of Enugu State. Three research questions and three null hypotheses guided the study. The hypotheses were tested at PÜ .05 level of significance. The instrument used for data collection was a researcher developed structured questionnaire of the four-point Likert type. The questionnaire instrument was face validated by experts in Measurement and Evaluation and Lecturers in
Mathematics Education. The reliability coefficient of the instrument was obtained using test retest method which yielded 0.87. Mean was used to answer the research questions while chi-square.