NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA EDU 766 POLITICAL SCIENCE METHODS
14/16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, LAGOS
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
MAY/JUNE 2013 EXAMINATION
COURSE CODE: EDU 766:
COURSE TITLE: POLITICAL SCIENCE METHODS Time: 2 hours
Answer question 1 and any other two questions.
1.(a). As a newly posted government teacher in a school, discuss the factors that you would consider in planning a comprehensive syllabus for your department. 8 marks
(b). Briefly describe with examples what is meant by instructional materials and state their importance in government teaching. 12 marks
(c). With illustrations where applicable, discuss techniques in relation to the teaching of government in Nigerian secondary schools. 10 marks
2.(a). Explain any six methods of teaching government in secondary schools. (b). Discuss the advantages of behavioural objectives.
- Discuss five major variables usually considered in preparing effective teaching of government in secondary schools.
- (a) Discuss syllabus as an instrument of teaching and learning of government.
(b) Discuss five factors to be considered in planning a concise government syllabus for
Nigerian secondary schools.