Abstract or Introduction
Extracurricular activities are an integral part of today's teaching and learning process. It allows learners to develop positive character traits. It demonstrates how to cultivate discipline, commitment, and self-discipline tenacity, self-control, and a healthy regard for the school environment. This study investigated the effectiveness of extracurricular activities on students’ learning process in public secondary schools in Sikonge District, Tabora Region, Tanzania. The specific objectives were to identify the extracurricular activities performed by students; and to evaluate infrastructural facilities of extracurricular activities in aiding the learning process.
The mixed approach research and a convergent parallel design were used in this study. The simple random and purposive sampling was used to select a sample of 100 respondents. Questionnaires and interviews were used to collect data. Validity and reliability of the instruments were ensured through content validation and a test-retest reliability procedure-respectively. Quantitative data was analyzed through descriptive statistics with the help of SPSS software while qualitative data was analyzed thematically.
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- Prospery Mwila (Author)Said Maulid Lyoba (Author), 2018, Effectiveness of Extracurricular Activities on Students’ Learning Process. Public Secondary Schools in Tanzania, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/1250188