Category: CHEMISTRY

THE IMPACT OF INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGY IN INCORPORATING LOCAL PRACTICES ON SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS’ INTEREST AND ACHIEVEMENT IN CHEMISTRY

THE IMPACT OF INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGY IN INCORPORATING LOCAL PRACTICES ON SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS’ INTEREST AND ACHIEVEMENT IN CHEMISTRY  CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the study Chemistry as a course of study is perceived generally to be very interesting, vast, mathematical and experimental Almost all aspect of life science, both living and nonliving has something to […]

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 […]

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 […]

AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE CAUSES AND EFFECT OF DIFFICULT CONCEPT IN CHEMISTRY ON STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

CHAPTER ONE 1.1 Introduction Chemistry as defined by Okeke and Ezekamgha(2000) as a branch of science that deals with composition and changes of matter. Chemistry is highly important for technological development and advancement of any nation. The number of chemists, physicists, doctors and science educators in a nation tells if the nation is developed, developing […]