Category: CHEMISTRY

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 IMPACT OF QUESTIONING PREFERENCE ON STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN CHEMISTRY

CHAPTER ONE Introduction Chemistry as one of the physical sciences deals with the nature of matter; its properties and its changes in different conditions. Chemistry according to Zohar (2004) should be studied to improve man‘s knowledge and enhance his understanding of his environment for his survival. The subject as shown by Ezeliora (2010) is at […]