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ERIC Number: ED540919
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Feb
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 28
ISSN: ISSN-2161-6248
Science Education and Challenges of Globalization in Igbo Nation
Ezeudu, F. O.; Nkokelonye, C. U.; Adigwe, J. C.
Online Submission, US-China Education Review B v3 n2 p116-127 Feb 2013
This paper reviewed the scientific contents in Igbo culture. Description of the Igbos who constitutes an ethnic group occupying southeastern Nigeria was made. It x-rayed the pre-colonial, colonial, and post-colonial culture of Igbo people and identified the scientific cultural activities, which can be harnessed to meet the challenges of modern day globalization. The advent of science and science education in Igbo culture and its applications in various cultural activities of the Igbos both in the pre-literate and post-literate era were discussed. The implications of these for the development of Igbo nation were examined and recommendations were made on how the scientific cultural activities can be improved to enhance the integration of the Igbo culture into the modern-day globalization. (Contains 1 table.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Nigeria