Category: CHEMISTRY

EFFECT OF SHADOW LEARNING AND PEER TUTORING ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS IN GENERAL CHEMISTRY

EFFECT OF SHADOW LEARNING AND PEER TUTORING ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS IN GENERAL CHEMISTRY CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the Study What a lecturer does in the classroom depends to some degree upon his approach to learning situations. However, students’ negative attitudes toward learning may be related to the method of instruction (Dyer, 1995). […]

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF LECTURES AND DEMOSTRATION METHODS ON TEACHING AND LEARNING OF CHEMISTRY IN SECONDARY SCHOOL.

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF LECTURES AND DEMOSTRATION METHODS ON TEACHING AND LEARNING OF CHEMISTRY IN SECONDARY SCHOOL. CHAPTER ONE 1.0                                       INTRODUCTION 1.1     Background of the Study Science is based on practical activities. Scientific knowledge provides mental satisfaction. According to Harlen (2001) science is a major area of human mental and practical activities, which generates knowledge […]

DIFFICULTIES ENCOUNTERED BY CHEMISTRY STUDENTS DURING PRACTICALS

CHAPTER ONE 1.1         INTRODUCTION The technological advancement of any country depends on the scientific background of such country. Chemistry teaching practical to be précised has been faced with a lot of problems. More atempts have been made to find solutions to these problems. Accordingly, Nigeria students, studying chemistry are expected to be taught what chemistry is […]

IMPACT OF TEACHER QUALIFICATION AND WORKING EXPERIENCE AS A DETERMINANT OF STUDENT ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN CHEMISTRY

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION background of the Study Simkins cited in Adeyemi (2008) argued that the education system is a productive system that has outputs. The outputs are generally defined in terms of students’ test scores which denote academic achievement (Worthington, 2001). Simkins expressed that the components of an education system could be represented in an […]

THE USE OF LABORATORY APPARATUS ON SKILLS ACQUISITION IN CHEMISTRY

CHAPTER ONE 1.1 Introduction The world is living in the age of science and technology and our activities are being controlled and fashioned by science with the ultimate goal of transforming our society into a scientific and technological one so that its members can live conveniently in this modern age. Science has really revolutionalised many […]