Science Journal of Education

Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014

  • Learning Work Skills on the Outside: Opportunities for self-Development and Reintegration among Former Prisoners in Ghana

    Alex Kortey Addo

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014
    Pages: 37-43
    Received: Feb. 19, 2014
    Published: Mar. 30, 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjedu.20140202.11
    Abstract: This study focused on the training of two ex-offenders out of three who were employed by the Prison Ministry in Ghana. The instrumental case-study research design was used for this study and the sampling method used was the “unique case selection”. The researcher used in-depth interview which was individually focused as the instrument for data coll... Show More
  • The Effect of Using Thinking Maps Strategy to Improve Science Processes in Science Course on Female Students of the Ninth Grade

    Salah A. Al-naqa, Mohammed F. Abu-Owda

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014
    Pages: 44-49
    Received: Mar. 03, 2014
    Accepted: Apr. 08, 2014
    Published: Apr. 10, 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjedu.20140202.12
    Abstract: The study aimed to uncover the effect of using thinking maps strategy in the improvement of science processes in science course among Female Students of the Ninth Grade. To achieve the study objectives, the researchers used both of the experimental and descriptive curriculum. They also built a scale of science processes. The study has been applied ... Show More
  • Quality Development of Publication output in Processes of Faculty Evaluation

    Kvetoslava Rešetová

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014
    Pages: 50-57
    Received: Mar. 31, 2014
    Accepted: Apr. 22, 2014
    Published: Apr. 30, 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjedu.20140202.13
    Abstract: The contribution deals with the problematic of quality development of research activity in the form of publication output in the index reputable databases. Various evaluation processes and evaluation criteria determine significantly the impact of these results on the evaluation of a faculty as a complex unit. It is important to set up parallel eval... Show More
  • Need of Nanotechnology in Education

    Kurapati Srinivas

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014
    Pages: 58-64
    Received: Apr. 12, 2014
    Accepted: Apr. 28, 2014
    Published: May 10, 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjedu.20140202.14
    Abstract: The emerging field of nanoscience and nanotechnology are becoming more and more popular everyday. Nanotechnology is truly interdisciplinary; it involves manipulating and controlling individual atoms and molecules to design and create new materials, nanomachines, and nanodevices for application in all aspects of our lives. Recent advances and envisi... Show More
  • Anthropomorphic Notion of Atoms, the Etiology of Pedagogical and Epistemological Learning Proactive Interference among Chemistry Learners: Implications

    Ephias Gudyanga

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2014
    Pages: 65-70
    Received: Apr. 14, 2014
    Accepted: Apr. 30, 2014
    Published: May 10, 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjedu.20140202.15
    Abstract: This study, based on qualitative design and informed by both the interpretive and participatory paradigms, sought to find out anthropomorphic notion of atoms, the etiology of pedagogical and epistemological learning proactive interference among Chemistry learners. The concept of octet rule has been found to cause proactive interference in the teach... Show More