VIEWS OF NIGERIAN SCIENCE TEACHER EDUCATORS ON THE AMERICAN MINIMUM PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE STANDARDS FOR SCIENCE TEACHER EDUCATORS

  • Isaac O. Abimbola Department of Science Education, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria
  • Esther O. Omosewo Department of Science Education, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria

Abstract

Efforts were made in this study to find out the views of science teacher educators in Nigerian Universities and Colleges of Education on the American minimum professional knowledge standards for science teacher educators. Ninety-three teacher educators participated in the study. Thirty three came from the Universities while 60 were from the Colleges of Education. The instrument was a questionnaire, comprising 27 statements. Findings from the study showed that respondents agreed with the inclusion of the cognitive aspects, and skills on moderation of higher degree science teacher education programme to be imparted to science teacher educators. Specific recommendations were made to address the implications of the views of the science teacher educators.

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Published
2012-03-18
How to Cite
Abimbola, I. O., & Omosewo, E. O. (2012). VIEWS OF NIGERIAN SCIENCE TEACHER EDUCATORS ON THE AMERICAN MINIMUM PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE STANDARDS FOR SCIENCE TEACHER EDUCATORS. European Scientific Journal, ESJ, 8(5). https://doi.org/10.19044/esj.2012.v8n5p%p

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