Education

Research Papers/Topics in 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...

The drive and passion of agricultural enthusiasts.

In this essay, we discuss the elements affecting the actions, commitment, and high tenacity of the majority of agricultural enthusiasts, as well as the motivation to continue creating beneficial improvements in all areas of agriculture. Keywords: Agricultural enthusiast, agriculture, weather, environment, industries, technology.

Wise-Whitepaper of SWIM Spread Wisdom

‘SWIM-Spread Wisdom’ is a wise ecosystem built to spread wisdom through the WISE SWIM Toddlers Game structure. SWIM’s spread wisdom would help to avoid the failure of DAO by using the wise consensus algorithm "Proof-of-Wisdom" This white paper aims to explore the impact of social media on mental health in adolescents and the role of wisdom games in promoting wisdom and environmental awareness in toddlers.

School Related Factors Influencing Effective Teaching of Chemistry in Some Selected Secondary Schools in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State

ABSTRACT This study grew out of the need for a research into poor academic performance in chemistry at the secondary school level. It is designed to find out the school Related Factors Influencing Teachers Effectiveness, in Chemistry in some selected secondary school in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State. Ten secondary schools were randomly selected in the local government, also three teachers were selected from each of the secondary school. The instrument used was the research...

Effect of inquiry approach on academic performance and text anxiety levels of biology students in cellular respiration at Senior High Schools in Ghana

The study investigated the effect of inquiry approach on academic performance and test anxiety levels of Biology students in cellular respiration at Senior High School. Five null hypotheses guided the study. The study adopted the constructivists’ theory. Positivists’ paradigm underpinned the study. The study employed the experimental design. The population of the study comprised all the SHS 2 students at Wesley Grammar School. The accessible and target population comprised of all SHS 2 Bi...

Developing Female Pre-Service Teachers’ Mathematics Self-Efficacy by Integrating History of Mathematics into Teaching During Lesson Study

 History of mathematics (HOM) was incorporated into peer teaching during lesson study as a strategy to augment the mathematics self-efficacy of female pre-service teachers in Ghana. An overview of studies on methodological approaches of integrating the history of mathematics into the teaching and learning process was presented. Mathematics Self-efficacy Scale and Grade Descriptor Grid were used to assess 12 female pre-service teachers’ confidence level and performance respectively duri...

Colleges of Education Students’ Mathematics Proficiency: Assessing Strategic Competency and Adaptive Reasoning during Supported Teaching in Schools

Researchers in mathematics education have established the distinction between mathematical understanding and mathematical thinking and that has resulted on the call for comprehensive assessment practices that focuses on both content and process. While it has been established that teacher knowledge is vital in teaching basic school pupils, less is known about colleges of education students’ proficiency levels at point of exit from the maiden B.Ed program in colleges of education in Ghana...

Government Education Policies and Socio-Economic Development in Mandera District, Kenya

ABSTRACT  The purpose of the study was to establish why there is a poor standard of living in Mandera district Kenya. The objectives of the study were; to investigate the relationship between Government education policy on universal education and standards of living in Mandera district Kenya. To establish the relationship between Government education policy on gender equity and standards of living in Mandera district Kenya. To establish the relationship between Government education policy on...

Head Teachers Management Dimensions and Resource Management in the Secondary Schools of Iringa District, Iringa Region, Tanzania

ABSTRACT This study investigated the relationship between the head teachers’ management dimensions and resource management in secondary schools of Iringa District. It particularly sought to determine the effect of the head teachers’ management dimensions in the areas of Finance, Leadership and Curriculum management as was conceived in their school vision, proactive orientation and conflict resolutions, decisiveness and decision making, management, planning, control and standards, raising...

Use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in Secondary School Management in Burera District-Rwanda

ABSTRACT  This dissertation investigated the use of information communication technology (ICT) in secondary school management in Burera District, Rwanda. The study was a descriptive survey. The study population comprised all the 30 secondary schools in the District. Out of this population, a sample of 20 secondary schools was taken and selected through the stratified random sampling technique. The instrument used to collect data for the study was a questionnaire while the data collected were...

ALCOHOL ABUSE

The study investigated impact of alcohol intake on students’ academic performance in second cycle schools . It also assessed the prevalence rate of substance use among second cycle students and awareness level of the students on the perceived effects of alcohol intake on their academic performance. The sample comprised of hundred(100)students selected using simple random sampling technique. A questionnaire was used to collect data from the respondents. The results revealed high prevalence o...

Impact of Climate Change on Wildlife Resource Conservation in Nsukka Agricultural Zone of Enugu State

Abstract  The study determined the impact of climate change on wildlife resource conservation in Nsukka Agricultural zone of Enugu State. Specifically, the study identified the impacts of climate change on wildlife habitat, wildlife forages, wildlife health and reproduction, environmental degradation threats on wildlife conservation and sustainable wildlife conservation practices to preserve wildlife resources. Five research questions and five null hypotheses guided the study. The study adop...

Non-Verbal Communication Methods and Assimilation of Pre-School Children in Selected Schools in Eldoret East, Kenya

ABSTRACT  The study was to identify non-verbal communication methods used and the level of assimilation among pre-scholars. The purpose & the study was to test the hypothesis of no significant relationship between non verbal methods and assimilation characteristics or indicators of pm-school children in selected schools in Eidoret East -Kenya, to validate the theory of constructivists learning among pm-school by Jean Plaget (1962) and to generate data or information for further studies. The ...

Girls Performance in Mathematics and Primary Science in KCPE Examinations in Selected Primary Schools in Nyamira North District Kenya

ABSTRACT  The study was on girls’ performance in mathematics and primary science in KCPE examination with objectives as to determine the profile of respondents in terms of type, nature and location to determine the level of performance of mathematics in KCPE examinations from year 2006- 2010 to determine the level pf girls performance in primary science in KCPE examination from 2006-2010 and to establish the significant relationship between mathematics and primary science in KCPE examinati...

Community Participation and Teacher Motivation in Primary Schools in Minakulu Sub County, Oyam District, Uganda.

ABSTRACT  This thesis is entitled “Community participation and Teacher motivation in selected primary schools. It is presented as a result of a research that was carried out in selected primary schools in Minakulu Sub County, Oyam district. The study was carried out basing on three specific objectives, i.e.; to determine the level of community participation in primary schools Minakulu Sub County in Oyam District in Northern Uganda, to establish the level of teacher motivation in primary sc...


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