Research Papers/Topics in Education/Chemistry

Relative effectiveness of peer tutoring and think-pair-share strategies in improving senior secondary School students' academic performance in chemistry in Osogbo

ABSTRACTThe study examined the effects of peer tutoring and think-pair-share instructional strategies in improving students’ academic performance in Chemistry. It also compared the effects of peer tutoring and think-pair-share strategies in improving students’ attitude towards Chemistry. These were with a view to highlighting which of the teaching strategies that can improve students’ academic performance in Chemistry. The study adopted a non-equivalent pre-test, pos...

 COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTS OF BOARDING AND DAY SCHOOL ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS.

ABSTRACT          This research was designed to compare the academic performance of students in boarding students and those who are day students. About one hundred students were used for this study. These were drawn by using simple and stratified random sampling by selecting students in two different secondary schools in Bwari area  council, FCT. Abuja.  Questionnaires were administered to fifty students in boarding school (Government Girls Secondary School Dutse) and fifty students in...

PRODUCTION OF FERTILIZER FROM WATER HYACINTH AND ITS EFFECTS ON THE GROWTH OF JUTE LEAF {EWEDU}

ABSTRACT The Lake Victoria Basin (LVB) supports one of the poorest and most populous rural populations in the East Africa region. The increase in population and the dipping fish population, has forced the community around the Lake Victoria to seek alternative sources to complement their daily food needs. This has made large scale farming for food crops an imperative option to enable the community meet its daily food demands. Repeated use of the soil around the lake fo...

Effect of Computer Simulated Experiments Using 3D Interactive Virtual Laboratory on Students Academic Achievement in Chemistry in Ijebu-Ode Local Government Area, Ogun State

ABSTRACTThis study investigated the effect of computer simulated experiments using 3D Interactive Virtual Laboratory of students’ academic achievement in Chemistry in Ijebu-Ode LGA, Ogun State. The study employed a non-randomized control-group pre-test and post-test quasi-experimental design involving two Senior Secondary One Chemistry classes; one as an experimental (52) and the other as a control group (53).  An Achievement test (Chemistry Achievement Test) consisting of 30 multiple-choi...

Temperature Conversions

Temperatureconversion of Temperature from degree Celsius to Fahrenheit, Celsius to kelvin, kelvin to Celsius, Fahrenheit to Celsius

UNICEF and Child Right Abuse in Nigeria

ABSTRACTChild abuse is a global problem that needs to be tackled, even though children are given therights and freedom to enjoy. It includes all forms of physical and emotional ill-treatment,sexual abuse, neglect, and exploitation that result in actual or potential harm to the child'shealth, development or dignity. This study was aimed at investigating the role of UNICEF inmitigating child right abuse in Nigeria. Survey design was adopted and data were generatingfrom secondary and primary sou...

NIGERIAN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHERS’ KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDE TOWARDS EDUCATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

The purpose of the study was to investigate teachers’ knowledge and attitude towards education for sustainability. One hundred and fifty (150) Secondary School Science Teachers were selected for the study using an adapted questionnaire to collect relevant data.  Their responses were analysed using descriptive statistics.  The findings of the study showed that teachers had positive attitude toward the teaching of education for sustainability, similarly, they are also aware and can explain ...

AVAILABILITY AND THE EFFECTIVE UTILIZATION OF CHEMISTRY LABORATORY EQUIPMENT ON STUDENTS

ABSTRACT This research work is carried out to determine the availability and the effective utilization of Chemistry laboratory equipment on students’ academic performance in secondary school. The study was guided by two objectives, two research questions and one hypothesis was tested at 0.05 level of significance. Survey research design was used in this study. Simple random sampling technique was used to select the sample size of 120 students from three private schools within Maidu...

’Uses of Instructional Materials by chemistry Teachers in Selected Secondary School in Kaduna Inspectorate’”

AbstractThe study was carried out to find the ’Uses of Instructional Materials by chemistry Teachers in Selected Secondary School in Kaduna Inspectorate’’. Related literatures were reviewed based on the objective of the study. The survey design was used for the study. A structured questionnaire was used to collect data and mean Statistic was used to analyse data collected. The results showed that based on the findings, utilization of chemistry laboratory equipment or materials...

SUPERSTITION AND SCIENCE TEACHING AND LEARNNG IN NIGERIA

IntroductionStudy has shown that there is a significant relationship between cultural practices and the students' achievement in Science and Technology (Agogo, 2010). The researcher continues that a learner who is not positively disposed to or has a socio-cultural background that is indifferent to the learning of science would find it uneasy to accept new scientific concepts.Deducing from the above researcher's finding, it may be pertinent to opine that there is a severe conflict between scie...

EFFECT OF SCIENCE PROCESS TEACHING APPROACH ON SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS ACHIEVEMENT IN CHEMISTRY IN KANO STATE

EFFECT OF SCIENCE PROCESS TEACHING APPROACH ON SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS’ ACHIEVEMENT IN CHEMISTRY IN KANO STATEABSTRACT This study was carried out to determine the effects of science process teaching approach on secondary school students’ academic achievement. The study sample consisted of two intact classes from different secondary schools, one experimental with 88 students and the other one as control had 164 students. A random sampling technique using balloting method was use...

TEACHING PRACTICE EXPERIENCES OF COMPUTER AND INTEGRATED SCIENCE STUDENT-TEACHERS: CHALLENGES AND POSSIBLE PANACEA (A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU STATE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (TECHNICAL), ENUGU. FINA

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study is to investigate the challenges facing the computer and integrated science students teachers during their teaching practice exercise and the possible panacea.  To guide the study, six research questions and two research hypotheses were structured and used. The researchers used case study which cover all the 2007/2008 computer and integrated science final year student of the school of science education, Enugu State college of education (Technic...

TEACHERS AND STUDENTS PERCEPTIONS OF PROBLEMS OF EFFECTIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND COMPUTER SCIENCE IN JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL, ENUGU EDUCATIONAL ZONE, ENUGU STATE

AbstractThe purpose of this study is to find out the teachers and students perception of problems of effective teaching and learning English language and computer science in junior secondary school in Enugu educational zone.  The population for this study comprised all the English language and computer science teachers and student in junior secondary in Enugu Educational zone. The sample was drawn from the population.  The sample consisted all the teachers teaching English lang...

ASSESSING THE STUDENTS PERFORMANCE IN CHEMISTRY IN SENIOR SCONDARY SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION IN ENUGU URBAN, ENUGU STATE FROM 2000-2004

ABSTRACTThe study was designed to assess the students performance in senior secondary school certificate examination in chemistry in Enugu urban, Enugu state science, technology, and Chemistry were defined with their benefits to  human life by different Authors, identify students’ performance in science subjects, identify the factors influencing the students performance in chemistry. Data for the study was obtained through documentation in which five (5) secondary schools in Enugu...

COMPUTER AWARENESS LEVEL AMONG JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN ENUGU URBAN ENUGU STATE

Abstract This project work was carried out to examine the computer awareness level among junior secondary school students in Enugu urban Enugu State.The result of the findings further established the notion of other scholars equally discovered that there is generally low level of computer awareness among students as a result of some militating factors such as inadequacy of teachers, handling the subjects, inadequacy of qualified teachers, inadequate teaching methods and materials name th...

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