A Survey Report on the Effectiveness of Advance Organizers Research as aTeaching Strategy


  • Josephat Kariru Kigo Kabarak University
  • Mark Okere
  • Christopher Mkrema Maghanga




Advance organizer, types of advance organizer, achievement, retention, technology


The effect of various types of advance organizers on students’ achievement and retention in various subjects and at various learning levels has been a vibrant area of research in education. Use of advance organizers has been attributed to overcoming low performance of students in subjects like chemistry, physics and others. The causes of low performance has been attributed to insufficient man power, lack of equipment, poor attitude of students, poor understanding of concepts involved and even overloaded curriculum and ineffective teaching. This paper reports on the survey of most recently published research results on the effectiveness of advance organizers in teaching. Integration of technology for the construction and use of advance organizers will also be discussed. If seen as an intervention to improving performance and retention, teachers and tutors will be encouraged to adopt advance organizer teaching strategy.


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Josephat Kariru Kigo, Kabarak University

School of Education


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How to Cite

Josephat Kariru Kigo, Mark Okere, & Christopher Mkrema Maghanga. (2018). A Survey Report on the Effectiveness of Advance Organizers Research as aTeaching Strategy. Kabarak Journal of Research & Innovation, 5(2), 19–26. https://doi.org/10.58216/kjri.v5i2.129

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