Category: MATHEMATICS

ATTITUDE OF STUDENTS TOWARDS THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF MATHEMATICS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION           Teaching is a complex system which affects what will happen in classes through the interactions among the factors of teachers, students, curriculum, local setting and others (Stigler and Hilbert, 1998). Rubenstein (2004) supported teaching as a complex endeavor. The knowledge base behind mathematics teaching includes the knowledge of mathematics of connections […]

FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN MATHEMATICS IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Mathematics, as a school subject, has over the years attracted the interest of educators and researchers who are concerned about its teaching and learning. It is the only subject that is commonly studied globally. Mathematics is the meeting point of most disciplines. The concern of Mathematics educators […]

IMPACT OF CLASS SIZE AND SCHOOL TYPES ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN MATHEMATICS

CHAPTER ONE  INTRODUCTION Background to the Study Mathematics as a subject affects all aspects of human life at different degrees. The social, economic, political, geographical, scientific and technological aspect of man is centered on numbers. Disciplines where numbers are predominant and form integral part of mathematics include: statistics, accounts, arithmetic, engineering, etc. For example the […]

IMPACT OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS ON PRIMARY SCHOOL ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT

IMPACT OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS ON PRIMARY SCHOOL ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study The use of instructional materials in teaching and learning at the primary school level help the learners to explore experiment, create and interact with the environment intensively. Copious uses of instructional materials help to provide learners with an enabling environment […]

effect of teacher qualification on academic performance of students in mathematics in junior secondary school in ese odo local government area of ondo state.

effect of teacher qualification on academic performance of students in mathematics in junior secondary school in ese odo local government area of ondo state. CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background History of the Study Since Mathematics is not a static discipline, it is impossible to define it in historical term. The word Mathematics “comes from the Greek […]