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Science teacher training programme in rural schools: an ODL lesson from Zimbabwe abstract
(Athabasca University, 2012-01)
This case study looked at 76 randomly selected preservice science teachers from Mbire and Guruve districts who were learning at the Mushumbi Centre in Zimbabwe and assessed their motivations for enrolling under the Bindura ...
An assessment of the 2009 Zimbabwe government's decision to enroll school-based assessment as an alternative to public examinations
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2012-06-15)
School-Based Assessment (SBA) can help achieve a holistic, child-centred and qualitative account of a pupil’s performance. The same method has been criticised for being subjective, informal and open to teacher bias ...
Science and technology education curriculum reforms for the Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (NST) revolution
(Bioinfo Publications - Journal of Education, 2013-08-27)
Understanding the new discoveries and technologies resulting from modern science, including nanoscale science, requires a popu-lation with a high degree of scientific literacy. This paper explores the implications of ...
Science practical work instructional technologies and open distance learning in science teacher training: a case study in Zimbabwe
The practical work component offers unique challenges for university science courses. This is even more pertinent in an Open and Distance Learning (ODL) environment like the Bindura University of Science Education’s ...