Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

POLYA'S HEURISTICS IN PROBLEM SOLVING OF SOLID SHAPES

INTRODUCTIONThe Definition of a Problem A problem is anything or difficulty that requires a solution. A Mathematics problem is any problem which requires mathematics knowledge and skill to produce a solution to the problem. Problem solving involves a variety of skills. Problem-solving situations call upon children to retrieve previously learned information and apply it in new or varying situations. Knowing the basic arithmetic skills, knowing when to incorporate them into new contexts, a...

POLYA'S HEURISTICS IN PROBLEM SOLVING OF JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL MATHEMATICS

INTRODUCTIONProbably the most famous approach to problem solving is Polya’s four-step process described below (Polya, 1945). POLYA’S PROBLEM SOLVING PRINCIPLES1.   Understand the problem2.   Devise a plan⦁ Carry out the plan⦁ Look backThe problem-solving process is merely a general guide of how to proceed in solving problems. In many cases, steps of the process will overlap, thus it may not be possible to perform each step of the process in the order given above. The...

Pilot Study & Reliability Testing

This Study is to emphasise the effect of a pilot study before the actual experiment and to find out if a study addresses its aims of carrying out the study that is reliable. I. E. RELIABILITY. 

FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR LOW ENROLMENT OF STUDENTS IN SCIENCE EDUCATION IN COLLEGES OF EDUCATION IN ENUGU STATE

Abstract This research work is a survey of Factors Responsible for low Enrolment of Student in science in colleges of education in colleges of education in Enugu State. It aims at finding out the various factors responsible for low enrolment of students in science education in colleges of education in Enugu state. Four (4) research questions were raised.  Data were collected using questionnaire which were ...

AN ASSESSMENT OF TEACHERS LEVEL OF IMPLEMENTATION OF CHEMISTRY CURRICULUM IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL IN NSUKKA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAR SECONDARY SCHOOLS OF NSUKKA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ENUG

AbstractThe essence of science education is to produce confident, self-employable, scientifically, and technically sound men and women. Unfortunately, the chemistry curriculum appears not to have achieved much of its objectives. These lapses might have been caused by non-availability and usability of chemistry laboratory facilities for teaching organic chemistry. It is against this background that this study examined the extent  of availability and usability of chemistry laboratory facil...

AVAILABILITY AND USABILITY OF CHEMISTRY LABORATORY FACILITIES FOR TEACHING ORGANIC CHEMISTRY IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS OF NSUKKA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ENUGU STATE

Abstract The essence of science education is to produce confident, self-employable, scientifically, and technically sound men and women. Unfortunately, the chemistry curriculum appears not to have achieved much of its objectives. These lapses might have been caused by non-availability and usability of chemistry laboratory facilities for teaching organic chemistry. It is against this background that this study examined ...

FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR LOW ENROLMENT OF STUDENTS IN CHEMISTRY EDUCATION IN COLLEGES OF EDUCATION IN ENUGU STATE.

AbstractThis research work is a survey of Factors Responsible for low Enrolment of Student in Chemistry Education in Enugu State. It aims at finding out the various factors responsible for low enrolment of students in chemistry education in colleges of education in Nigeria. Five (5) research questions were raised. Data were collected using questionnaire which were distributed randomly among students and lecturers from two government owned colleges of education and one private college of educa...

PROBLEMS OF EXAMINATION MALPRACTICE IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS AND THEIR SOLUTIONS

Abstract: The work examines what examination malpractice among tertiary students is all about, the forms it takes, the possible causes, as well as the consequences and the way out. It comprises five chapters. In the opinion of the article, the students, the lecturers, the parents, as well as the society are all to be blamed. The article thus calls for a joint/concerted effort towards fighting the ugly scourge as the cons...

APPLICATION OF COMPUTER ASSISTED INSTRUCTION TO EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

ABSTRACTThe seminar paper discusses in detail the Application of Computer Assisted Instruction in Educational Institution. Computer Assisted Instruction is seen as instruction or learning that involves the use of a computer system, including any of the hardware, software, network and telecommunication efforts, for the primary use of learning This work is divided into five chapters which discus intensively the meaning of computer assisted instruction, Types of computer assisted instruction, ...

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES OF PRIMARY SCHOOL HEADS IN NSUKKA EDUCATION ZONE OF ENUGU STATE

ABSTRACTThis study was designed to identify the conflict management strategies used by school heads to manage conflicts in primary schools in Nsukka education zone of Enugu state. It was necessitated by excreting challenges posed by conflicts in primary educational system in the zone. The conflict management strategies identified and discussed are Integrating strategy, Obliging strategy, Dominating strategy, Avoiding strategy and Compromising strategy. Six research questions and three null hy...

GLOBALISATION AS A BLESSING NOT A CURSE

ABSTRACT This Term Paper is aimed at discussing the Positive Impacts of Globalisation. The speed at which the effect of globalization is spreading is highly alarming and no nation can afford to be behind if such a nation is to maintain acceptable rate of growth and development. Globalisation involves national economies becoming increasingly inter-related and integrated. Globalisation has involved: Greater free trade, Greater movement of labour, increased capital flows, Growth of multi-nationa...

THE IMPACT OF ETHNICITY TO NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

PREFACENigeria represents multi-ethnic state where ethnocentric values are used by elite to display ethnic group pride, and to also indulge in the glorification of their own culture to the scorn of others’ way of life. This character exacerbates ethnic sentiments and fuel mutual distrust, suspicion, hatred, strife and rancor among ethnic nationalities. These sentiments underpin issues associated with citizenship question motivated by “struggles over values, claims to status, power and sca...

The Antimicrobial properties and effect on the germination of Velvet Tamarind (Dialium guineense wild)

TABLE OF CONTENTS     CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1     Background to the study                   ---      ---      ---      ---        &...

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 sc...

THE IMPACT OF AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF RUNNING SEPARATE HOMES BY MARRIED COUPLES (A STUDY OF ORUMBA SOUTH LGA OF ANAMBRA STATE)

                                                                          ABSTRACTThe main involvement of the study was an investiga...


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