Category Archives: Vol.2/No.2/2016

EDUCATION FOR ALL BY 2015: THE JUNIOR SECONDARY EDUCATION AND THE CONSTRAINTS OF QUALITY EDUCATION IN NIGERIA

1Rachel Lar 1Judith Dabit 2Sunday Gomper   1Department of Education Plateau State Polytechnic, Barkin-Ladi; 2Department of Building/Woodwork Technology Plateau State Polytechnic, Barkin-Ladi sungomper@yahoo.com     Abstract Education for All (EFA) is a global movement led by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), aimed at meeting the learning needs of all children, youth and […]

IMPROVING THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF ENGLISH IN SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES THROUGH THE USE OF CLOUD COMPUTING BASED TOOLS

Phina Eloho Wilcox   School of General Studies in Education Federal College of Education (Technical) Bichi, Kano State           Abstract This article looked at how the use of cloud computing-based tools can improve the teaching and learning of English language in schools and colleges. Information and communication technology has provided its […]

FACTORS AFFECTING STUDENTS’ PERFORMANCE IN SCIENCE AND TECHNICAL SUBJECTS IN SELECTED COLLEGES OF EDUCATION IN BENUE STATE

Alex Nder Kwaghtongo Mbakuha Science and Technical College, Lessel. kwaghlexis@gmail.com     Abstract   The factors that affect students’ preference of technical subjects to pure science subjects and their overall performance in Science and Technical Colleges in the North East Senatorial District of Benue State were looked into. 195 students in the five science and […]

SEX AND AGE DIFFERENCES IN LEG POWER OF CHILDREN AND YOUTHS IN BENUE STATE

1Titus Terwase Chior 2Florence Doolumun Chior   1Department of Physical And Health Education College of Education Katsina-Ala Benue State Nigeria terwasett68@gmail.com 2Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education Benue State University Makurdi Benue State Nigeria       Abstract   This study was carried out against the background that most of the researches on children […]

ENHANCING QUALITY CHEMISTRY EDUCATION THROUGH INTEGRATION OF COMPUTER INSTRUCTIONAL SOFTWARE PACKAGE IN COLLEGES OF EDUCATION IN NIGERIA

1Roseline Ugbede Akpokiere 2Israel Oghenevwede Regha 1Chemistry Department Federal College of Education, Kontagora akporose1@yahoo.com   2Computer Science Department Federal College of Education, Kontagora erebethel@gmail.com       Abstract   This article focused on raising awareness about the potency of ICTs-computer instructional software package as applicable to chemistry in Colleges of Education. The article discussed the […]

CONCEPT OF WAIT-TIME SPAN AND STUDENTS’ LEARNING OF BASIC SCIENCE AT THE JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL LEVEL IN NIGERIA

By Michael  Yat  Bikpo Kaduna State College of Education, Gidan Waya, Kafanchan E-mail Address: Michaelbikpo@gmail.com     Abstract This article examined in depth the concept of wait-time and made a distinction between wait-time I and wait-time II and wait-time span. It went on to discuss the importance of wait-time span in Basic science teaching, citing […]

PROBLEMS MILITATING AGAINST THE EFFECTIVE TEACHING OF SOCIAL STUDIES IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN GBOKO METROPOLIS

By Yange Bemgba Department of General Studies Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture, Yandev bemyangs@yahoo.com   Abstract   This study investigated problems militating against the effective teaching of social studies in primary schools in Gboko metropolis. The investigation was based on three variables namely lack of appropriate teaching methods, lack of enough trained teachers and lack […]

IMPLEMENTING INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) EDUCATION AT THE PRIMARY SCHOOL LEVEL IN NIGERIA: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS

by James Korave Uno Department of Foundations and Management,  College of Education, Katsina-Ala unokorave@gmail.com   Abstract   The inclusion of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Curriculum in the National Policy on Education is a welcome development that needs to be commended, supported and seen to be implemented by all stakeholders. Regrettably, implementation of the policy in […]