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Journal of Innovations in Teaching and Learning. 2021, 1(2), 69-75
DOI: 10.12691/jitl-1-2-2
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The Viability of Deped Textbooks as the Primary Material for the Modular Distance Learning Modality of Carrascal National High School

Fluellen L. Cos1, Marilyn C. Duero1 and Matt Ranillo S. Paguia1,

1Graduate School, Surigao del Sur State University-Main Campus, Tandag City, Surigao del Sur

Pub. Date: April 14, 2021

Cite this paper:
Fluellen L. Cos, Marilyn C. Duero and Matt Ranillo S. Paguia. The Viability of Deped Textbooks as the Primary Material for the Modular Distance Learning Modality of Carrascal National High School. Journal of Innovations in Teaching and Learning. 2021; 1(2):69-75. doi: 10.12691/jitl-1-2-2

Abstract

Carrascal National High School is bound to implement the Modular Distance Learning Modality for this School Year 2020-2021. Specifically, the school has prepared printed modules and worksheets to be allocated to the students come opening of classes on the 5th of October 2020. One of the challenges provoked during the start of the fulfillment of the School’s Learning Continuity Plan was the unavailability of sufficient fund and materials for the reproduction as well as the very tedious processes of sorting out the printed modules. Thus, researchers of Carrascal NHS decided to conduct a study on the viability of textbooks as the primary materials for modular distance learning. It aims to find out the level of efficacy of textbooks compared to the teacher-made worksheets. Purposive sampling was used in the conduct of the study. Thirty (30) Grade 9 students from Brgy. Gamuton tagged as the control group used teacher-made worksheets and thirty (30) Grade 9 students from Brgy. Doyos labelled as the experimental group used Deped textbooks. Based on the data gathered through a 10-item standardized post-test per subject area and a survey, T-test and Mean Score were used to analyze and interpret results. It can be inferred that there is no significant difference as to the effectuality of using textbooks and the use of teacher-made worksheets. Both are effective and therefore, can be used as materials for modular distance learning.

Keywords:
distance learning Deped textbooks

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