Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

Role of Traditional Institution in Nigeria Democratic Space

The draft seminar paper is a study of traditional institution within Nigeria democratic space. It examines the challenges, potential and role of this institution to Nigeria democracy's. Contending theories are used to justify the position of these institution today

CHALLENGES FACING THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF INTEGRATED SCIENCE IN GHANA AND THEIR PROPOSED SOLUTION

The teaching and learning of integrated science in Ghana is plagued with many challenges. This article looks at some of these challenges and proposes  solutions that can help in the situation. The article considers the problems from the teachers and students perspective, resource availability and nature of assessment.

THE EXTENT OF INTEGRATION IN THE GHANAIAN SHS INTEGRATED SCIENCE SYLLABUS

Integrated science is an approach by which scientific concepts and principles are presented in manner to express the fundamental unity of thought in science so as to avoid undue stress distinction among the various scientific field.  This implies that science must not be put into separate disciplines like physics, chemistry or biology when being presented. This means that an integrated science curriculum should not have separate discipline like physics, chemistry and biology and fo...

REFLECTIVE PRACTICE OF A PHYSICS TEACHER

On 12th June, 2018, I visited Sefwi Wiawso Senior High School in Ghana to observe a physics lesson on the topic “Electrical Circuit” taught by a physics teacher. It was a one hour period lesson. The purpose for observing the lesson was to reflect on an aspect of the lesson that requires special attention and describe how to develop this area to improve my practice. There are different theories and models on reflection of lesson such as; the Kolbs’s Model of Experiential le...

Computerisation of Bookshop

ABSTRACTThe study focused on automated record for Tina bookshop. An interactive computer based information system was designed and the prototype simulated using database programming language ran on Microsoft Access. In the design, provision was made for bookshop records, daily data and information, storage and retrieval.TABLE OF CONTENTFront page                        &...

EFFECTIVE USE OF THE INTERNET AND COMPUTER IN COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION RESEARCH WRITING

ABSTRACT The study examined the effective use of the internet and computer in computer science education research writing. The major purpose of the application of internet in research writing is to enable the researchers to obtain the necessary materials relevant to their research. It has been observed that not many researchers can actually obtain such materials even though there are thousands of materials relevant to every field of study on the internet. The reasons for this inability were ...

Impact of the Human Relations Theory on Educational Administration

The human relations approach constituted the second major approach to administration. In response to perceived defects of the classical school of management thought which ignored or underestimated the human factor in administration, the Human Relations Movement emerged. Its major exponents were Mary Follet, Elton Mayo and McGregor. The human resource frame is built on the following pillars: 1.        1.    Organisations exi...

Where in the administrative process in my school are some of the strength and weaknesses as far as the structural theory of Administration is concerned

The structural or scientific theory of administration/management is the first approach to management thought or theory and is mainly concerned with efficiency that will increase productivity. It is the application of science to the design and running of organizations.

Comparing the “National Principles of Education in Japan” to the “Principles of the 1987 Educational Reforms in Ghana”

The key objectives of my write-up is to spell out the key similarities and differences in the education policy between Ghana 1987 educational reform and Japan’s principle of education in terms of funding and educational development, performance improvement, free and compulsory basic and secondary education, accountability and standards expectations, government expenditure, budgetary allocation on education, increasing access, pedagogy, practicality of curriculum, quality of educa...

PROBLEMS AND ISSUES OF CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN GHANA

Problems of planning an effective and integrated curriculum are not simple. A good curriculum involves out of hard dedicated and intelligent work conducted on continuous bases. A curriculum development is continuous work. It must have philosophical, psychological, social and economic basis. The curriculum planners have to investigate carefully and thoroughly the nature and qualification of those for which curriculum is to be planned.

EXPLORING TECHNOLOGY IN TEACHING BIOLOGY AT SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS IN CAPE COAST METROPOLIS

The main concern in education sector is how educational technology is integrated into teaching and learning and the strategies to use. This study explores the use of technology in biology teaching among senior high schools in the Cape Coast metropolis of Central Region. The study was guided by three specific objectives: To enquire from students on whether teachers incorporate technology in their teaching of biology, to find out from both students and teachers the types of technology available...

Analysis of SHS Integrated Science Syllabus for Ghana

We are confronted daily with situations that require us to use scientific information to make informed choices and decisions at every turn. Modern life also requires general scientific literacy for every Ghanaian citizen. This is the only way by which the country can create a scientific culture toward achieving the country’s strategic programme of scientific and technological literacy in the shortest possible time. Every citizen of the country needs training in science to be able to ...

PRINCIPLES OF SCIENCE TEACHER EDUCATION AND SUPERVISION, THE NEED OF ALL PROSPECTIVE HEADS OF SCIENCE DEPARTMENTS AND HEADS OF SCIENCE INSTITUTIONS

Never before has leadership in education setting been more critical for our schools, the society and its organisations, both public and private. Concerns about performance has mounted, while at the same time we are beginning to appreciate the complexities of bringing about improvement in our schools. As a result, the shortage of qualified leaders at all levels of educational institutions is of much concern. In a complex and multi-layered world, the conventional idea of great leadership ...

An annotated outline of a named indigenous technology and how you would teach the scientific concept/processes/principles in it by using the integrated approach.

Gari is a creamy-white, granular flour with slightly fermented flavour and slightly sour taste made from fermented fresh mash cassava. Gari is widely known in Ghana, Nigeria and other West African countries. It is commonly consumed either by being soaked in cold water with sugar and milk, coconut, roasted groundnuts or preparing ‘ebar’ .

IS IT AN OPTION FOR GHANA TO INTRODUCE VIRTUAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES THAT DEVELOP PROFICIENCIES IN COMMUNICATION

There has been a significant shift over the last century from manufacturing to emphasizing information and technology services. Knowledge itself is growing ever more specialized and expanding exponentially. Information and communication technology is transforming how we learn and the nature of how work is conducted and the meaning of social relationships. Shared decision-making, information sharing, collaboration, innovation, and speed are essential in today’s enterprises.


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