Research Papers/Topics in Science Education

ASSESSMENT OF OUTDOOR LEARNING ACTIVITIES IN THE TEACHING OF BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IN JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN EKITI STATE, NIGERIA

The study identified the outdoor learning activities in Basic Science and Technology (BST) curriculum. The study assessed the extent of the use of outdoor science learning activities in teaching BST in the junior secondary schools in the study area. It further examined the perceived influence of teachers’ use of outdoor learning activities on students’ learning in the study area. This was with a view to providing information on the outdoor science learning activities in BST Curriculum tha...

Effects Of Poverty On The Academic Performance Of Learners In The Selected Secondary Schools Of Manga Division, Manga District Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to establish the effects of poverty on learners' academic performance of the selected schools in Manga Division Manga District Kenya. To specific objectives of the study were to investigate the relationship between the effects mentioned and academic performance in Manga division, and to investigate the role of the community in alleviating poverty and improving education in Manga Division. The methods used for data collection were questionnaires to the st...

Parental Illiteracy And Learners' Academic Perfomance In Ntugi Zone, Abothuguchi Central Division, Merv Central District, Kenya

ABSTRACT Generally, various researcher report have revealed that more highly educated mothers have greater success in providing their children with the cognitive and language skills that contribute to early success in school (Sticht & McDonald, 1990). Also, children of mothers with high levels of education stay in school longer than children of mothers ·with low levels of education. Parental iY(f/uence on the intellectual, social, economic, psychological and moral .formation of children in s...

Effects Of Teaching Learning Resources On Chemistry Performance At "0" Level. Case Study Of Bumuli Division, Bungoma District, Kenya

ABSTRACT This case study was an investigation into the effects of teaching learning resources on chemistry performance at "0" level. The general aim of the study was to find out the impact of teaching learning resources on performance of chemistry in "0" Level. The objectives of the study were to find out the teaching learning resources for chemistry, to determine the effects of lack of teaching learning resources on chemist!)' performance, to find out the attitude of students towards chemis...

IMPACT OF UNIVERSAL PRIMARY EDUCATION ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF LEARNERS IN THE YEARS OF 2003-2006

TABLE OF CONTENTS Declaration ................................................................................................................................ ii Approval ................................................................................................................................... iii Dedication ................................................................................................................................. .iv Acknowledgement ................................

Impact Of Urbanisation On Wetland Degradation A Case Study Of Nakivubo -Luzira Urban Wetland, Nakawa Division, Kampala City, Uganda

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION IIIAPPROVAL VDEDICATIONS ViACKNOWLEDGEMENT viiLIST OF ACRONYNIMS viiiABSTRACT ixCHAPTER ONE 11.0 INTRODUCTION 11.1 BAcKGROuND TO THE STUDY 11.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM 31.3 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 41.4 RESEARCH QUESTIONS 41.5 SCOPE OF THE STUDY 4CHAPTER TWO 52.0 LITERATURE REVIEW 52.1 VALUES AND NATURAL FUNCTIONS OF WETLANDS 52.1.1 Major economic uses 62.1.2 Ecological Functions 72.1.3 Socio~Economic Functions 82.1.4 How valuable are Uganda~ wetlands? 92.2 HuMAN ...

Factors Affecting Physics Performance In Secondary Schools In Buikwe Sub-county, Mu.Kono District

ABSTRACT The researcher, set out to investigate the factors affecting physics performance in Secondary school in Buikwe sub-county, Mukono District, Uganda. The researcher has set out to investigate the background of the study, statement of the problem, hypothesis significance of the study, and scope of the study. The study will benefit all government officials, teachers, parents and especially students m secondary schools. In chapter two relevant study literature has been identified which gu...

The Effects Of Discipline On Students After The Prohibition Of Corporal Punishment In Kenya: A Case Study Of Kiruri Secondary School, Murang’a District -Central Province Kenya

TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER ONE I 1 .0 Introduction 1.1 Background to the study 1 1 .2 Statement of the problem 4 1.3 Purpose of the study 5 1 .4 Objectives of the study 5 1 .5 Research questions 5 1.6 Significance of the study 6 1.7 Scope of the study 6 Definition of Key terms 7 1.9 List of Acronyms 8 CHAPTER TWO 9 LITERATURE REVIEW 9 2.0 Introduction 9 2.2 Historical perspective of students discipline in Kenya 9 2.2 A legal perspective of students discipline in Kenya 12 2,3 Effective of disci...

The Impact Of Students' Poor Performance In Psychics Subject In Kenyan Secondary Schools A Case Study Of Mogotio District-kenya

ABSTRACT The major objective was to find out on the impact of students' poor performance in physics subject in Mogotio district. A total of 60 (sixty) participants, 30 teachers, 10 parents, 15 students and 10 political leaders were involved in the study. The study question was 'nvestigated in line with the research questions of the study. The first research 1uestion sought to find out the causes of poor performance of physics subject if students. The study discovered that; Poor feeding ,Poor ...

A Comparative Study Between Male And Female Students’ Performance In Mathematics In Selected Secondary Schools In Western Uganda. (Hoima District)

ABSTRACT This study was designed to diagnose students’ performance in Mathematics in senior secondary schools in Hoima district. The study centered its review of related literature on task factor on gender difference in mathematics performance, environmental factor as well as process factors in teaching mathematics. Average, percentage and measures of relationship were used as approach to data analysis. The study revealed that task factors, process factors, environmental factors and process...

Home Background And Students’ Academic Performance, A Case Of Selected Secondary Schools In Munarya Sub-county, Kapchorwa District

ABSTRACT This study intended to establish the relationship between home background and academic performance of secondary school students in Munarya sub county, Kapchorwa District. During the study, the data was collected using documentary analysis, already existing literature (secondary and primary data) in comparison with primary sources of data. The study was guided by the following specific aims, To find out the relationship between parental marital status and academic performance, to esta...

Teaching Strategies And Performance Of Teachers in Secondary Schools of Toroma County, Katakwi District, Uganda.

ABSTRACT This research examined teaching strategies and performance of teachers in secondary schools in a sample of Toroma County schools. The research was specifically working on; teaching strategies and relationship between teaching strategies and performance of teachers. The study employed descriptive survey design. Questionnaires were used to get responses from the respondents and researchers observation to confirm already given information. Random sampling was used where four schools wer...

The Effects Of Gender Issues On The Academic Performance Of Learners In Secondary Schools.

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to determine the impact of the gender issues on the academic performance of learners in selected schools of Central division , Trans-Nzoia West west district, Kenya. Specific objectives of the study were to: examine the impact of gender on academic performance of learners Central division , Kiambu, Kenya and to examine strategies used by schools to improve on the academic performance of the girls and boys in Waitaluk Secondary School west division. The me...

Accessibility And Relevance Of Ugandan Education System To Cfflldren With Disabilities In Ibuje Sub County Apac District

ABSTRACT This study assessed the Accessibility and relevance of Ugandan education system to children with disabilities in Ibuje sub county Apac district. A sample of 70 students, 20 teacher and 10 Administrators was randomly selected from a population of 300 which included; teachers, school administrators and pupils. The instruments used for data collection were a self-design questionnaire and an interview guide and then Frequency distributions and percentages were used to present the data ob...

THE IMPACT OF LEADERSHIP STYLES ON THE PERFORMANCE OF WORKERS CASE STUDY: KAKIRA SUGAR WORKS (1985) LTD KAKIRA

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATIONAPPROVAL iiACKNOWLEDGEMENT IIIDEDICATION ivTABLE OF CONTENTS VABSTRACT viiLIST OF TABLES viiiLIST OF FIGURE ixCHAPTER ONE 1INTRODUCTION 11.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY 11.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM 41.3 THE PURPOSE OF THE STUDY 41,4 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 41.6 RESEARCH QUESTIONS1.6 THE SCOPE OF THE STUDY 41.7 THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY/JUSTIFICATION OF THE STUDY 5CHAPTER TWO 6REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 62.0 INTRODUCTION 62.1 LEADER SHIP STYLES 6BEAUCRATIC MANAGE...


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