Journal of
African Studies and Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Afr. Stud. Dev
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2189
  • DOI: 10.5897/JASD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 238

Table of Content: July 2011; 3(7)

July 2011

Using computer in science class: The interactive effect of gender

  The advantage of “computer-assisted instruction” is weakened by factors such as gender stereotyping. Therefore, this study was an attempt to investigate the effect of gender on the use of computer in science class and its effect on the students’ academic performance. It was a quasi-experimental design that used pre-test, treatment-control, and post-test. Using computers, the experimental...

Author(s): Keziah, A. Achuonye

July 2011

Integrating early childhood development (ECD) into mainstream primary school education in Zimbabwe: Implications to water, sanitation and hygiene delivery

  The study sought to investigate implementation of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) deliverables by rural primary schools in Bikita District. Four school heads and eight early childhood development (ECD) teachers from four schools were interviewed. An observation checklist was used to assess the adequacy and age-appropriateness of WASH facilities. The research analyzed the capacity of WASH policies to...

Author(s): Gunhu M. Rwatirera, Mugweni M. Rose and Dhlomo Thelma