EFFECTIVENESS OF MODULAR LEARNING APPROACH AMONG STUDENTS IN A STATE UNIVERSITY IN THE PHILIPPINES
The modular learning approach has been the most popular and cheap method of teaching in many schools especially in far flung schools and even in a state university in the rural areas. The study aimed to determine the effectiveness of using modular learning approach in relation to academic performance of college students in the President Ramon Magsaysay State University during SY 2020-2021. It is a quantitative descriptive research design with researcher made questionnaire as the main instrument in gathering data from the three hundred eight two (382) respondents who were randomly selected from the different campuses in the university. The researcher concluded that the student-respondent is a typical female, relatively third year students in Business Administration. The student-respondents found the use of module “Effective” on Cognitive, Affective and Psychomotor respectively as dimensions on the level of effectiveness on the use of modular learning approach. The level of student academic performance was rated “Good”. There is significant difference on the perception towards dimensions on Cognitive and Psychomotor when grouped according to age, year level and course respectively while on Affective was significant on year level and course profile variables respectively. There is positively slight/weak relationship between the level of academic performance and the dimensions of affective and psychomotor domains respectively while negligible relationship on cognitive domain.
Modular, Cognitive, Psychomotor, Affective, Effectiveness