Research Papers/Topics in Education/Mathematics

An Investigation On The Effects Of Teacher-Designed Educational Videos On Grade 11 Learners’ Geometry Performance In Oshikoto Education Region, Namibia

ABSTRACT Over a decade, Mathematics performance has been reportedly poor, of which Geometry has been identified as one of the difficult topics for learners in Namibia. Non-experimental and experimental studies revealed a need for teachers to develop classroom-related ICT resources for subject teaching, more especially for conceptually demanding topics like Geometry. An embedded mixed-method research design was applied, using a nonequivalent pre-test-post-test quasi-experimental design and a ...

THE USE OF BASIC EDUCATION COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT SYSTEM/SCHOOL EDUCATION ASSESSMENT (BECAS/SEA) MATHEMATICS TESTS AND ITS RESULTS IN ENHANCING MATHEMATICS TEACHING AND LEARNING AT KOMEND

ABSTRACT This study examined the use of Basic Education Comprehensive Assessment System/School Education Assessment (BECAS/SEA) mathematics tests and its results in promoting learning of Mathematics in our basic schools. It also ascertained whether or not educational workers make use of the SEA results in the Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA) municipality to improve teaching and learning in the municipality. The researcher administered questionnaires to fifty-two (52) teachers, ten (10) hea...

Assessment of students performances in mathematics in some selected secondary schools in Sokoto North LGA in Sokoto State between 2013 to 2018.

 Abstract  This project is a research work which set out to assess students’ performances in mathematics  in  some  selected  secondary  schools  in  Sokoto  North  local government area of Sokoto State from 2013 to 2018. In order to achieve this, two  main  objectives  were  pursued  -  to  ascertain  students  performances  in mathematics  in  some  selected  secondary  schools  in  Sokoto  North  local government  area  between  2013  to 2018  and  als...

EFFECT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL AIDS OF MATHEMATICS ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS

The study is designed to find out the impact and extent of Psychological Aids of Mathematics and its application in the performance of students in Mathematics in Senior Secondary Schools in Lagos State and in Nigeria at large. Psychological Aids of Mathematics (PAM) is the fostering of positive attitude and the propelling force to maintain a grittier tendency for achievement. It can also be defined as the ability or act of grit in propelling motivation and positive attitude in an individual...

The Role of Peer group, Family and Quality of teachers in developing the interest of students in learning mathematics

The  main concern  in mathematics  education  is  how the  interest  of  students  can be  developed towards  learning  mathematics.  This  study  examined  the  role  of  peer  group, family  and quality  of teachers  in developing  the  of  interest  students  in  learning mathematics  in secondary  schools  in Nigeria  where  Abeokuta  North  local  government,  Ogun state,  was  used as  a case  of  study. The survey  design  of  correlation ...

PRESERVICE MATHEMTICS TEACHERS SELF EFFICACY AND MATHEMATICS ANXIETY AS PREDICTORS OF UNDERGRADUTATE CALCULUS.

ABSTRACT The study  investigated pre-service teachers’ self-efficacy and mathematics anxiety as predictors of achievement in undergraduate calculus in University of Lagos using expo-facto type within the blueprint of descriptive survey design. Data collected were analyzed using the percentage, mean, standard deviation, independent sample t-test, principal component factor analysis, Pearson moment correlation and multiple regression analysis. Findings revealed that pre-service teachers’ m...

EFFECTS OF COMPUTER ASSISTED INSTRUCTION ON THE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF UPPER BASIC SCHOOL STUDENTS IN MATHEMATICS IN IKOT EKPENE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF AKWA IBOM STATE

Computer is now an integral part of human life. In other words, it plays significant role in many aspect of human endeavour, like education. The challenge therefore is to remain relevant in the competitive education system through the adoption and use of modern technology like computer. Therefore, the role of computer cannot be over emphasized. This research work consists of five chapters, which examine the “Effect of Computer Assisted Instruction on the Academic achievement of Upper Basic ...

The numerical and comparative analysis of savings and loan scheme using cooperative bank and contributory schemes

ABSTRACT This study was designed to investigate the numerical and comparative analysis of savings and loan facilities using cooperative societies, banks and contributory schemes. The sample used for this study consisted of the market women/men, St Joseph cooperative society and Adeyemi college of education cooperative societies in ondo west local government of ondo state. The validated questionnaire were administered to 200 respondents in the selected population also six research hypothesis w...

AN INVESTIGATION INTO ACADEMIC INDISCIPLINE AND FAILURE AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN (ENGLISH LANGUAGE MATHEMATICS, IGBO LANGUAGE, AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE, ECONOMICS. PERIOD 2005-2010 (

Abstract This studies an investigation into academic indiscipline and failure among secondary school students (English language mathematics, Igbo, Agric, Economics. period 2005-2011 (a case study of Nigeria) the population of the study consists of five subjects in senior secondary school in Nigeria. A total of nine thousand seven hundred and fifteen (9,7,15) students and about 200 members of the staff were involved. Ten students from each class (JSS1-SSIII) were selected by proportionate str...

AVAILABILITY OF LABORATORY FACILITIES FOR EFFECTIVE TEACHING – LEARNING OF MATHEMATICS, INTEGRATED SCIENCE AND COMPUTER SCIENCE IN JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ENUGU NORTH L.G.A

ABSTRACT The primary objective of this research work was to determine the availability of laboratory facilities for effective teaching and learning of Mathematics, Integrated Science and Computer Science in Junior Secondary Schools in Enugu North L.G.A Enugu State, Nigeria.  The descriptive survey research method was used for the study and data were analyzed descriptively using simple percentages.  The results of the study reveal that school principals’ negative administrative style...

EFFECT OF CLASS SIZE TO THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF MATHEMATICS IN ENUGU NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ENUGU STATE

ABSTRACT This research work is based on the effect of class size to the teaching and  learning of mathematics in Enugu North Local Government  Area of Enugu State. To this, two research questions were made.. A total of 4 (four) out of 9(twenty) secondary schools were selected by randomization from which 300 (three hundred) students were respectively drawn. Consequently, an achievement test was designed to serve as the pre and post test. The scores of the students were used as data collecti...

THE PROBLEM MILITATING AGAINST EFFECTIVE TEACHNG AND LEARNING OF MATHEMATICS IN JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ENUGU WEST SENATORIAL ZONE, ENUGU STATE.

ABSTRACT This research work is a survey design, conducted to find out the problems militating against the effective teaching and learning of mathematics in junior secondary schools in Enugu West Senatorial Zone. Randomly sampling method was used to select six teacher and 24 students each from the six sample schools. The researchers used structured questionnaires to collect data from the respondents and also mean of the respondents in the data analysis. After some investigations, these findin...

DIFFERENTIAL STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN THE SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL MATHEMATICS THREE CONTENT AREAS ON GENDER AND SCHOOL FACTOR

ABSTRACT As mathematics is the foundation of all sciences, a compulsory subject in all Nigerian schools, and followed by the worrisome trend in poor performance especially in the subject in public examinations, this study sought to examine the extent of difference in academic performance in three mathematics content areas of algebra, trigonometry and statistics, of mixed-sex senior secondary III students under varying school conditions (day or boarding, public or private owned). The multi-...

Effect of discovery method and Gender on students Academic Achievement in Mathematics in senior secondary school

Abstract   This study examined the Effects of discovery method and gender on student’s academic achievement in Mathematics in Senior Secondary Schools. The moderating effects of mathematics anxiety and gender were also investigated. The study adopted the pretest-posttest, control group, quasi experimental design with a 3x3x2 factorial matrix. The study sample constitutes of Ten (10) secondary schools that Eight (8) are mixed schools, one male and the other female school. Three hun...