West African Journal of Education

I Vol. XXXIX 2019

Effect of Game-Based Learning (GBL) and Gamification on Senior Secondary School Students Learning Outcomes in Physics

by Adisa, Ibrahim Oluwajoba; Adetunmbi L. Akinyemi and Ayotola Aremu
Introduction The importance of physics to the scientific and technological development of any nation cannot be over-emphasized especially in this digital age where information and communication technology is a vehicle with great potentials for national and economic development. It is in view of this that Ibeh, Onah, Umahi, Ugwuonah, Nnachi, and Ekpe (2013) argued strongly that the specific priority of physicsin the scientific and technological development initiatives of a nation is so important that regression and dependence on other countries will be the reward of any nation with poorrecordsin physics. Nonetheless, physics remains the least favoured science subject among senior secondary school students and is generally considered boring (Veloo, Nor, and Khalid, 2015). Learning physics has often proven to be a difficult endeavour for many students because of calculations and abstract conceptswhich are fundamentalto understanding the intricacies ofthe relationships between thedifferentconstituentpartsoftheworldwelivein. This must have caused students' poor attitude and lack   Read Further -  Adisa Ibrahim Oluwajoba Adetunmbi L Akinyemi and Ayotola Aremu