Research Papers/Topics in Science And Technology Education

Relationships among senior school students’ self-efficacy, metacognition and their achievement in chemistry

AbstractLearners play very significant roles in the teaching–learning process. Irrespective of how teachers teach, learners often have their own ways of learning. Three hundred senior secondary school II students selected from 10 senior secondary schools in Ilorin, Nigeria participated in the study. Simple random sampling technique was used to select 30 students from each of the 10 purposively sampled senior secondary schools. Data were collected using three instruments, namely, Chemistr...

Creating Self-Reliant Opportunities through Entrepreneurial and Functional Technical, Vocational Education: a Panacea for Nigeria's Youth Unemployment

In this rapidly changing world, the quest for self-reliance through education has always been the desire of many nations especially in the present face of global economic challenge. This has triggers many countries of the world to re-evaluate their position and question their roles as nations and consider investing heavily in education. Consequently, repeated call for massive reform of current educational practices has consistently been the dream of many Nigerians and has resulted...

RE-CONSTRUCTING TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION (TVE) FOR SKILLS ACQUISITION

This paper focuses on re-constructing Technical Vocational Education for skills acquisition by TVE Students in tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The survival of any nation or people is predicated on the level of development. Where the standard of living is low, the nation is at risk of total collapse. Technical Vocational Education therefore is among the vital tools which can be used to develop individuals. It is field where opportunities exist for gainful employment being mostly pr...

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THE ROLE OF VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN NATIONAL ECONOMY DEVELOPMENT.

 A Abstract   Technical education, as entrenched in the Nigerian National Policy on Education, is concerned with qualitative technological human resources development directed towards a national pool of skilled and self-reliant craftsmen, technicians and technologists in technical and vocational fields. The two key phrases, which readily come to mind in this type of education, are competency-ba...

SUN AS THE SOURCE OF SYNTHESIS OF ALL ELEMENTS

ABSTRACTThis term  focus is on the study of the sun as the source of synthesis in of all elements both known and unknown.  This work discusses the sun in details its life history and the parts as well as the elements produced in the sun.   There professional ideas, findings in their earlier works, are from the internet, library, textbooks, journals, articles from the source.   The work made it clear that the sun is a star where many elements are produced.   Also as th...

The Impact of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) On Teaching and Learning of Physics

This study investigated the impact of information and communication technology on teaching and learning of physics. The respondents used for the study were one hundred and fifty-seven (157) physics students and two (2) physics teachers drawn randomly from two senior secondary schools from each of the five educational districts out of the six educational districts available in Lagos State. Three null hypotheses were postulated and tested at level of significant.The instruments used for the stu...

Teaching/Learning of Physics in Nigerian Secondary Schools: The Curriculum Transformation, Issues, Problems and Prospects

ABSTRACTThis article presents the comprehensive progression of teaching and learning of physics in Nigerian Senior secondary schools since inception in the nineteenth century. Specifically, the paper discusses the origin of science education in Nigeria, philosophy and objectives of teaching and learning physics, essential features of physics, the curriculum packages/contents, and problems/prospects of teaching and learning physics. Also, contribution of West African Examination council, scien...

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