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Alphin, Henry C., Jr., Ed.; Chan, Roy Y., Ed.; Lavine, Jennie, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Education is the foundation to almost all successful lives, and it is important that a high level of schooling be available on a global scale. Studying the trends in accessibility in education will allow educators to improve their own teaching techniques, as well as expand their influence to more remote areas in the world. "The Future of…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Educational Trends, Electronic Learning
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Okolie, Ugochukwu Chinonso, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Severe economic depression and the difficulty to acquire employment with adequate income have significant impact on a nation's social welfare. The need to provide ample educational opportunities is more imperative than ever, particularly in emerging economies. "Technical Education and Vocational Training in Developing Nations" is a…
Descriptors: Technical Education, Vocational Education, Developing Nations, Educational Opportunities
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Okebukola, Peter Akinsola – Science Education, 1986
Describes a study in Nigeria comparing achievement in biology with a student's preference for cooperative or competitive learning situations. Proposes that rural children prefer cooperative learning strategies while urban children prefer competitive ones. Presents data proposing that learning preference (cooperative vs competitive) directly…
Descriptors: Biology, Cognitive Style, Cognitive Tests, Competition
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Okebukola, Peter Akinsola – School Science and Mathematics, 1986
The effects of cooperative learning on attitudes of students toward laboratory work were studied with ninth-grade biology students in Nigeria. It was found to be successful in developing favorable attitudes. Reasons for this are discussed. (MNS)
Descriptors: Biology, Educational Research, Grade 9, Group Activities
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Okebukola, Peter Akinsola – Science Education, 1985
A study comparing cooperative and competitive learning approaches in science was conducted with 630 eighth-grade Nigerian students using five different treatments. Combinations of cooperation and competition were found to be the best methods of instruction. Procedural demands on teachers using these methods were relatively easy. (DH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cognitive Style, Competition, Cooperation
Papatheodorou, Theodora, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
Globally, early years policies and documents have set out aspirational outcomes and benefits for children, their families and the wider society. These policies have emphasised the place of early childhood provision within the wider global agenda, by tackling inequality and disadvantage early on in children's lives. However, these strategies have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
Jegede, Olugbemiro J.; And Others – 1990
The use of computers to facilitate learning is yet to make an appreciable in-road into the teaching-learning process in most developing Third World countries. The purchase cost and maintenance expenses of the equipment are the major inhibiting factors related to adoption of this high technology in these countries. This study investigated: (1) the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Biological Sciences, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education
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Ogundare, Samuel Folorunso – Social Studies, 1995
Reports on a study of the political attitudes and views toward elections among 140 Nigerian secondary students. Argues that, if schools are to play a significant role in Nigeria, it is essential for social studies educators to try to improve the current orientation of students toward elections. (CFR)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Democratic Values
Jegede, Olugbemiro J.; Okebukola, Peter Akinsola – 1990
In recognition of the vital role socio-cultural variables play in science classrooms, researchers are now beginning to call attention to, and encourage serious considerations of the socio- cultural background of pupils which affect their learning and understanding of science. An effective point to begin the empirical study of socio-cultural…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Cultural Context, Educational Anthropology, Foreign Countries
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Watkins, David; Akande, Adebowale – Journal of Social Psychology, 1993
Reports on a study of 323 Nigerian secondary students to determine what relationship exists between preferred and actual classroom environments and their approaches to learning science. Finds that Nigerian students prefer more teacher control, a less competitive atmosphere, and less emphasis on student friendships. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cognitive Structures, Cognitive Style, Educational Environment, Foreign Countries
Burge, Elizabeth J., Ed.; Haughey, Margaret, Ed. – 2001
This collection of 14 first-hand accounts from experienced and accomplished learning technology practitioners highlights issues in using learning technologies for flexible, distance, and open learning. The papers are as follows: "Using Learning Technologies: An Introduction" (Margaret Haughey); "Naming the Learning Technology Issues…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Access to Education, Adult Education, Developed Nations
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Jegede, Olugbemiro J.; Okebukola, Peter A. – Research in Science and Technological Education, 1989
The purpose of this study was to determine the socio-cultural factors which mitigate against the learning and teaching of science in the secondary school. It was found that authoritarianism, goal structure, the African world-view, societal expectation, and sacredness of science have significant effects on the learning of science. (CW)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science and Society, Science Education, Secondary Education
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Okebukola, Peter Akinsola; Jegede, Olugbemiro J. – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 1990
Discussed is the influence of the nature of the environment on the culture of a people and students' concept attainment in science. The influence of the home environment, reasoning abilities, and preference in type of learning are included in the discussion. (KR)
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Cultural Influences, Curriculum Development, Ecology
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Mordi, Chinedum – Research in Science and Technological Education, 1991
The extent to which students' home characteristics, school factors, teaching and learning variables account for the variance of a measure of students' (n=2059) attitude toward science was investigated. The results indicate that most students come from homes that may not foster positive attitudes toward science and that variables that could lead to…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Educational Environment, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries
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Eze, Titus Iloduba – Research in Science and Technological Education, 1985
This study found no statistically significant relationship between engineering technology students' (N=64) performances in classroom instruction and supervised industrial work experiences or between their performances during the different periods of supervised industrial work-experience. These and other results are discussed. Background…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Instruction, Educational Research, Engineering
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