International Journal of
Science and Technology Education Research

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Sci. Technol. Educ. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6559
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJSTER
  • Start Year: 2010

IJSTER Articles in press

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Influence of Biology Teachers’ on Academic Performance of Students in Senior Secondary Schools in South-West Geopolitical zone, Nigeria

The objective of this study was to determine the influence of Biology teachers’ on academic performance of students in senior secondary schools in South-West Geopolitical zone, Nigeria. It was a descriptive research of the survey type in which simple random sampling technique was used to select 102 senior secondary schools in South-West zone, Nigeria. Two hundred and four (204) biology teachers were involved in the study....

Author(s):Abidoye, Florence Omosholape

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CLASSROOM SCIENCE WITH EVERYDAY LIFE: A MEANS FOR IMPROVING PERFORMANCE IN SCIENCES AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

Science is a body of knowledge about the natural world (the environment) that is testable, verifiable or falsifiable by using organized scientific methods and skills. It has been generally asserted that the rate of development of any nation depends on the level of her citizens’ scientific literacy and competence in science process skills. The methods of teaching/learning science in Nigeria have hardly provided for the...

Author(s):Sylvester Aniashi

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A survey of the pck of basic science teachers in basic education level in benin city.

The purpose of this study is to investigate the understanding, nature and practices that comprise basic science teachers’ PCK. In this study the research participants demonstrated their PCK by responding to questionnaire, teaching in the classroom and discussion during an interview section. The researcher determined the extent and nature of their PCK in relation to the Magnusson et al (1999) model. The findings...

Author(s):Desmond AGBAMA

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INVESTIGATING THE CAUSES OF SCHOOL ABSENTEEISM AND DROPOUT RATES OF FEMALES IN SELECTED PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN SOUTHERN NATIONS, NATIONALITIES, AND PEOPLES' REGION, ETHIOPIA

School absenteeism and drop out are the causes of grade repetition and termination of education. Both are the major factors that affect quality of education. The main purpose of this study was to investigate the causes of school absenteeism and dropout among female students in selected primary schools in woredas (districts) of Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region of Ethiopia. To achieve this purpose, a...

Author(s):Solomon Wolde Roba

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Relevance of teaching introductory mathematics to pre-service teachers in universities. A case of mountains of the moon university, Uganda

Mathematics is key during teaching and school management; the relevance of teaching introductory mathematics to the pre-service teachers at universities was investigated. A random sample of 80 pre-service teachers and a quantitative experimental design were adopted. The results indicated that there was a significant difference at 0.05 level between the mathematical concepts pre-service-teachers had at entry and at the end...

Author(s):Issa Ndungo

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Utilization of the Internet by Undergraduate Students of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria

The internet technology over the past few decades has become an important tool in higher education for learning, teaching and research. The study investigated the internet activities engaged in, frequency of use of the internet and challenges limiting the use of the internet among the undergraduate students of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. A survey research design was adopted. A close-ended questionnaire was used to...

Author(s):Olateju Jumoke Ajanaku

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