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Achimugu, Lawrence; Obaka, Hassana Phebe – Science Education International, 2019
The study explored the influence of principals' leadership styles on senior secondary school students' achievement in chemistry in the Kogi State of Nigeria. It was guided by one research question and three hypotheses. Correlation survey research design was used. The target population was Senior Secondary Class Three chemistry teachers and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership Styles, Principals, Secondary School Students
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Onanuga, Peter Abayomi; Saka, Adewale O. – Science Education International, 2018
The study investigated the trend of performance of students in selected Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) subjects in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) conducted by Ogun State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Nigeria. The study adopted an ex post facto research design to carry out the trend…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Academic Achievement
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Udu, David Agwu – Science Education International, 2018
This study assessed the efficacies of cooperative learning instructional approach (CLIA), learning activity package (LAP), and lecture method (LM) on enhancing students' academic retention in chemistry. Three research questions and three hypotheses guided this quasi-experimental study. The sample for the study was 194 students drawn from three…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Teaching Methods, Learning Activities, Chemistry
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Agbo, Felicia Onyemowo; Isa, Ali A. Muluku – Science Education International, 2017
This paper examined scientific skills and concept learning by rural women for personal and national development. The research design employed was a quasi-experimental, one-group pre-test and post-test design. A non-formal science program package to enhance and empower the rural women's knowledge and skills in their daily activities (nutrition,…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Scientific Concepts, Scientific Literacy, Science Process Skills
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Charity, Dimlong; Ozoji, Bernadette Ebele; Osasebor, Florence Osaze; Ibn Umar, Suleiman – Science Education International, 2017
This study investigated the effects of teaching gardening on science students' attitudes toward entrepreneurial skills acquisition in Jos South, Plateau State, Nigeria. The study employed the non-randomized pre-test post-test non-equivalent control group design. A sample of 75 senior secondary school students from two intact classes, randomly…
Descriptors: Gardening, Science Instruction, Student Attitudes, Entrepreneurship
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Mbanefo, Maryrose Chinwe; Eboka, Obiajulu C. – Science Education International, 2017
Innovative and entrepreneurial skill acquisition in Nigeria entails focusing on what should be done to bridge the gap between the school and labor market, where the learner will work after graduation, so as to be self-reliant in the society. Specifically, the study determined: The innovative and entrepreneurial skills needed in basic science…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Skill Development
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Dung, Mohammed Dauda; Mankilik, Mangut; Ozoji, Bernadette Ebele – Science Education International, 2017
This study focused on assessment of colleges of education students' knowledge and attitudes toward solid waste management in the North Central zone of Nigeria. The cross-sectional survey design was adopted. A students' knowledge and attitudes toward solid waste management questionnaire were used to collect data from 1,800 students. The findings…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Knowledge Level, Student Attitudes
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Akpan, Ben B. – Science Education International, 2010
One emerging issue highlighted in a UNESCO booklet (Fensham, 2008, p6) is to draw attention to the need for students to receive science education from able science teachers. The booklet emphasizes that quality science learning time, albeit less, is preferable to the damage done by underequipped science teachers. It also draws attention to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Teachers, Science Education, Teacher Associations
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Otuka, J. O. E.; Nkrumah, Clifford N. – Science Education International, 2001
Investigates whether the junior high school textbook 1 meets the requirements of a standards textbook that identifies with 12 criteria set by the Science Teachers Association of Nigeria (STAN). Includes the criteria of coverage of topics in the syllabus, currency suitability of language, and coherency. (Contains 18 references.) (Author/YDS)
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries, Science Curriculum, Science Education
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Okebukola, Peter; Akpan, Ben B. – Science Education International, 1997
Explains the concept of a topic study, how it meets the needs of teachers seeking to integrate their teaching, and how it is especially well suited for environmental education. Outlines curriculum for a topic study on the greenhouse effect and ozone layer depletion. (DDR)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
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Bajah, Sam Tunde – Science Education International, 1999
Discusses the role of science education in light of the needs of developing countries. Presents the Early Learning Science Series for Africa (ELSSA) project as an example of a developing country's attempt to produce students who are scientifically and technologically literate. (WRM)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education