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Utilization of Self-Learning Module in the New Normal and Academic Achievement in Economics of Students in Public Secondary Schools

Edgar S. Ramos, Marie Fe D. de Guzman, Felipa M. Rico, ,
1: Naugsol Integrated School, Subic, Zambales, Philippines ; 2&3: President Ramon Magsaysay State University (PRMSU), Iba, Zambales, Philippines

The present study focused on determining the usefulness of the utilized Self-Learning Modules (SLM) for teaching Economics in public secondary schools of Zone 4, Department of Education, Division of Zambales, Philippines during the remote/distance education. The grades in the 1st Quarter and 2nd Quarter (SY2020-2021) of Grade 9 students in Economics were secured. The Social Studies teachers were identified to assess the evidence of the usefulness of the components of an SLM. The study utilized a descriptive experimental research design. Summative Tests and Evaluation checklist for Self-Learning Modules was utilized as a research instrument. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used for analysis of data. The level of academic achievement before using the SLM in Economics was very ‘Satisfactory’ and ‘Outstanding’ after the utilization of SLM, hence the SLM was very useful and effective. It was found that the features/components for SLM for Economics in terms of Paper Design and Layout, Illustration and Printing, Contents, Presentation and Organization were Very Evident. The study revealed further that there is no significant difference between the first quarter achievement of students and the utilized SLM in Economics as evaluated by the teachers. There is no significant difference between the second quarter achievement of students and the utilized SLM in Economics as evaluated. There is no significant difference between the students’ first quarter and second quarter’s achievement in Economics. This study prepared an Enhanced Self-Learning Module in Economics based from the results of teachers’ evaluation. The researchers recommend that the Social Studies teachers and Department Heads may prioritize the Content feature of SLMs in terms of creativity and innovation of presentation of topics/lessons

Edgar S. Ramos,Marie Fe D. de Guzman,Felipa M. Rico."Utilization of Self-Learning Module in the New Normal and Academic Achievement in Economics of Students in Public Secondary Schools". International Journal of Computer Engineering In Research Trends (IJCERT), ISSN:2349-7084, Vol.8, Issue 05, pp.85-94, May- 2021, URL:,

Keywords : Utilization, Economics, Self-Learning Module, Academic Achievement, Public Schools, Division of Zambales

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