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Awofala, Adeneye O. A. – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2017
The study investigated mathematical proficiency as related to gender and performance in mathematics among 400 Nigerian senior secondary school students from 10 elitist senior secondary schools in Lagos State using the quantitative research method within the blueprint of descriptive survey design. Data collected were analysed using the descriptive…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Gender Differences, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematical Aptitude
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Usman, Ahmed Ibrahim – European Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2015
Knowledge and understanding of mathematical operations serves as a pre-reequisite for the successful translation of algebraic word problems. This study explored pre-service teachers' ability to recognize mathematical operations as well as use of those capabilities in constructing algebraic expressions, equations, and their solutions. The outcome…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematical Concepts, Secondary School Mathematics, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Jonah, Tali D.; Caleb, Mbwas .L.; Stephen, Abe A. – Educational Research and Reviews, 2012
Mathematics teaching is an interaction between the teacher and the learners that leads to acquisition of desirable mathematical knowledge, ideas and skills necessary for applicability in our everyday life. This paper therefore looks at the concept of self-reliance, the concept of mathematics teaching, problems and prospects of mathematics teaching…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Mathematics
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Banus, Abdullahi Audu; Dauda, Bala – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
The study assessed the relative effectiveness of understanding the problem statement on students' mathematical behaviours in Borno State Secondary Schools. The study was guided by an objective: to determine the Understanding the problem statement on student's performance in senior secondary school and a null hypothesis: there was no effect of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Quasiexperimental Design, Mathematics Tests
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Festus, Azuka Benard; Kurumeh, Mary Seraphina – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
Curriculum of a school consists of all the experiences that a learner encounters under the direction of the school. The curriculum of any educational system is planned and developed according to the needs of the society. Just as the society is dynamic, the curriculum is also dynamic. Hence, curriculum is usually changed from time to time. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development, Mathematics Curriculum, Educational Objectives
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Oyegoke, D. A.; Oyelabi, O.; Nnaji, C. C. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The importance of mathematics to the effective daily living and contributions to the scientific and technological advancement of the society cannot be over-emphasized. As important as this subject is, there seems to be a lot variable that promote or inhibit the pupils' performance in it as various level of Nigerian educational system. The study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Anxiety, Instructional Materials, Correlation
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Akanbi, Grace Oluremi – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2017
This paper discusses the prospects technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in Nigeria through bridging the gap between the policy document and practice. At the 1969 National Curriculum Conference and the eventual emergence of the National Policy on Education (NPE) in 1977, TVET was given prominence but, unfortunately, in theory…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
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Agoro, Aminat Aderonke – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2015
The declining rate of pre-service teachers' performance in integrated science has continuously engaged the attention and concern of stakeholders in Nigeria. Many reasons have been adduced, but effectiveness of instructional strategies adopted by lecturers and other student variables stand out. As panacea, researches have focused on collaborative…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Mathematics Skills, Mathematics Instruction, Gender Differences
Farajimakin, Ibikunle O. – Online Submission, 2010
This study aims to find out the reasons why boys perform better in senior secondary school mathematics examination in Nigeria than girls. It will show the fundamental issues affecting the available facilities for girls in mathematics. The Nigerian society view of girls studying mathematical subjects and taking up careers in mathematics disciplines…
Descriptors: Secondary School Mathematics, Females, Foreign Countries, Gender Issues
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Iji, Clement Onwu; Abah, Joshua Abah; Anyor, Joseph Wuave – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2018
This study investigated the impact of cloud services on mathematics education students' mathematics confidence, affective engagement, and behavioral engagement in public universities in Benue State, Nigeria. Ex-post facto research design was adopted for the study. The instrument for the study was the researcher-developed Cloud Services Mathematics…
Descriptors: State Universities, Mathematics Education, Statistical Analysis, Student Attitudes
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Omotayo, Stephen Akinyemi; Adeleke, Joshua Oluwatoyin – Journal of the International Society for Teacher Education, 2017
The numerous and varied applications of mathematics to all human endeavours justifies placing emphasis on the teaching and learning of the subject. This study established the effectiveness of the 5E instructional model (Bybee, Taylor, Gardner, Scotter, Powell, Westbrook, & Landes, 2006) for enhancing learning outcomes in mathematics. The study…
Descriptors: Teaching Models, Constructivism (Learning), Mathematics Instruction, Pretests Posttests
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Adamu, L. E. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
The purpose of the study was to determine the relationship between scores in mathematics knowledge and teaching practice of Diploma mathematics students. A sample of 39 students was used. Two research questions and two hypotheses were asked and formulated respectively. An ex-post facto correlation design was used. The data were analyzed using…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematical Aptitude, Scores
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Ekwueme, Cecilia O.; Ekon, Esther E.; Ezenwa-Nebife, Dorothy C. – Higher Education Studies, 2015
Children can learn mathematics and sciences effectively even before being exposed to formal school curriculum if basic Mathematics and Sciences concepts are communicated to them early using activity oriented (Hands-on) method of teaching. Mathematics and Science are practical and activity oriented and can best be learnt through inquiry (Okebukola…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Science Achievement, Mathematics Achievement
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Agashi, Pius P.; Enemali, I. A. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
The study sought to investigate mathematics teachers' conceptualization of the spiritual, moral social and cultural (SMSC) role of mathematics in Ankpa Education Zone of Kogi State. It used a purposive sample of all the 82 mathematics teachers in the zone comprising of 64 male and 18 female. The instrument used for the study was SMSC Role of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Religious Factors
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Adediwura, Alaba Adeyemi – World Journal of Education, 2011
The present study was aimed at developing an attitude scale and then use it to reveal the attitude of mathematical gifted students' attitude towards mathematics. In the first phase of the study, an attitude-scale (AS) towards mathematics were designed using the psychometric approach. The AS was composed of seventeen items aimed to measure four…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Student Attitudes, Factor Analysis, Test Construction
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