Research Papers/Topics in Biology Education

ASSESSMENT OF THE AVAILABILITY AND ADEQUACY OF AUDIO VISUAL RESOURCES IN TEACHING BIOLOGY EDUCATION IN UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA

ABSTRACTThis study assessed the availability and adequacy of audio-visual resources in teaching biology education in University of Abuja. Three research questions were formulated to guide the study. The research design adopted for the study was a descriptive survey design. The sample of the study constituted of 80 respondents. Questionnaire was used to gather data while table, mean, percentage were used to analyse the data. The study revealed that, students find a particular topic interesting...

An Investigation into the Effects of Varying Concentrations of Natural Pesticide on the Growth of Mustard Seeds, Granum Sinapis L

This investigation was made to examine the growth of mustard seeds in a controlled environment for a length of fourteen days. Shortly after starting a biology course an article was read, discussing 'the ways in which some insecticides are counterproductive in agriculture on a mass scale. This idea was intriguing. It was initially believed pesticides could be beneficial for plant growth and agriculture, by repelling plant eating pests and other rodents.

Learning resources and biology performance of learners in selected secondary schools in chua county, kitgum district, uganda.

ABSTRACT The research study was carried out in Chua Sub County in Kitgum district. The research was basically based on a topic: “Learning resources and biology performance of learners in selected secondary schools in Chua Sub County in Kitgum district. The research was guided by a number of objectives which included the following; to find out effective ways of improving students’ biology ability, to establish the impact of learning resources on students’ performance in Chua Sub C...

Teaching Aids And The Students' Academic Performance In Biology At Alliance Secondary School, Ibanda District, Uganda

ABSTRACT This research report established the influence the teaching aids on students' academic performance in Biology at Alliance Secondary School-Ibanda. It is composed of five chapters, the introduction, literature review, Methodology, Presentation of findings, analysis and interpretations and recommendations. The introduction shows thee background, the statement of the problem, purpose, research questions, significance and others. The major objective of the study was to establish t...

Pre-Service Teachers’ Perception on Teaching Practice Exercise organized By Their Institution

ABSTRACTThis study examined the perception of pre-service teachers on quality of teaching practice organized by their institution in selected tertiary institutions in Nigeria.The study adopted descriptive survey research method. The sample comprised of  Three hundred (300) pre-service teachers offering science courses in their third and fourth year teacher training programme. The selection was done through the use of  random sampling techniques. A self-designed questionnaire was used to col...

Examining Public Private Partnership in Nigeria: potentials and challenges

ABSTRACT Public  Private  Partnership  has  been  said  to  be  a  long  term  agreement  between  a government agency and a private partner for the delivery of goods or services with both party sharing in the risks and rewards inherent in  the delivery of the  goods or  service which include financial risks and responsibilities. Public Private Partnership is an answer to the high demand for infrastructure wh...

Influence of Societial Attitude on the Academy Performance of Pupils with Mild Intellectual Disability

The study was on “Influence of Societal Attitude on the Academic Performance of Pupils with Educable Intellectual Disability in Akwa-Ibom State” with the purpose of examining how societal attitude influence the academic performance of pupils with educable intellectual disability, societal attitude and gender, and the impact of positive and negative societal attitude on academic performance of pupils with educable intellectual disability, in order to enable full integration of educable in...

Physicochemical Parameters and Microbial load in concrete pond reared with Clarius Gariepinus Fish

Tablea Of Content. 1.Physicochemical Parameters2.Microbial load3.Comparative between other standard 4.Result, Discussion and recommendation 5.References

The Effect of ICT on Teaching and Learning Biology in Mokwa Niger State

ABSTRACTIn the National Policy of Education (2004), emphasis is made on the need for laying a solid or sound basis for scientific effective thinking. This can only be achieved by the use of ICT in teaching and learning process. ICT is paving the way for a new pedagogical approach where students are expected to play a more active role than before. The study examined the effect of ICT on teaching and learning of Biology in Mokwa, Niger State. Four research questions were structured to guide the...

EFFECT OF ADMINISTRATIVE MATERIALS ON STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN BIOLOGY IN ABI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF CROSS RIVER STATE

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this research project was to examine the Effects of Administrative materials on academic performance in Biology in Abi Local Government Area of Cross River State. For the study, in order to achieve these goals, four (4) research questions were asked, and converted to 4 null hypotheses to effectively direct the study. A 25 item questionnaires was constructed by the researcher and validated by the project supervisor and was then used in generating data from 205 JSS-III gr...

PROVISION OF PHYSICAL FACILITIES AND TEACHERS’ JOB OUTPUT IN OBUDU LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, CROSS RIVER STATE

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to ascertain the provision of physical facilities on teachers’ job output in Obudu Local Government Area, Cross River State. Four null hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance using chi-square (x2) analysis. The instrument used for data collection was the questionnaire entitle Provision of Physical Facilities and Teachers’ Job output (QPPFTJO). The sample comprised of two hundred (200) respondents drawn from five (5) schools in the study a...

ISOLATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF HELMINTH PARASITES OF PUBLIC HEALTH IMPORTANCE FROM COMMERCIAL AQUACULTURE PONDS WATER WITHIN KANO METROPOLITAN

A great number and diversity of animal species are capable of parasitizing fish, ranging from microscopic protozoan to grossly visible crustaceans and annelids. In the wild fish, there is large range of parasites but they are usually only present in small numbers, they can be considered a normal finding and rarely cause disease problems (FAO, 2016). In cultured fish, there is a more limited range of parasites but they are often present in much large numbers than seen in the wild. Ther...

Impact of mode of admission into tertiary instititution

Education is crucial to the development of any profession. The need to produce teachers capable of functioning as quality practitioners in the school system is irreplaceable. The necessity becoming more obvious with increasing cost of education, increasing inflation and economic crises in both developed and developing countries. Similarly, Sophisticated advances in technology, increasing awareness in the populace and the overall increase in available knowledge through the internet have also i...

The effect of Malaria Parasit: The Serum Levels of Vitamin A and Zinc in the Malaria Endemic Area

ABSTRACT Malaria is an endemic parasitic disease that prevails particularly in warm tropical regions of the world. Micronutrient malnutrition such as vitamin A and iron deficiencies which is a public health problem in Nigeria. It is usually highly prevalent in malaria endemic areas.  Characterizing the relationship between micronutrient status (vitamin A and Zinc) and malaria infection among children in Okolobiri town (Nigeria), serum levels of zinc, and Vitamin A, were as...

THE FACTORS AFFECTING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF UNIVERSAL BASIC EDUCATION IN THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY (FCT)

This study is aimed at looking into the factors affecting the implementation of Universal Basic Education in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).   The study also aims to develop on resources inputs in the Basic Education and the process of converting the inputs to outputs for efficiency and effectiveness.   However, in carrying out this study a survey research design is going to be use using probability sampling a total of five schools will be used in the Federal Capital Territory...


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