Yıl 2019, Cilt 14 , Sayı , Sayfalar 47 - 54 2019-09-20

Teachers’ Knowledge and their Perceived Competency in Integrated STEM Concepts: Implications on National and Global Trends

Akilu ISMA’IL [1] , Abdullahi BELLO [2] , Suleiman BASHIR [3] , Umar SODANGI [4]


This study was carried out to investigate science teachers’ perceived competency and their knowledge in the implementation of Integrated STEM in Gusau Local Government of Zamfara State, Nigeria. Descriptive and causal non-experimental design was adopted for the study. Three research questions were raised and answered using descriptive statistic, while Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) and t-test were used in testing the formulated hypotheses at P<0.05 probability level. The data was collected using two research instruments; Perceived Competency Questionnaire (PCQ) and Performance Test on Integrated STEM (PTIS) which were validated by experts and have reliability coefficient of 0.78 and 0.81 respectively. Both were administered to 37 science teachers who were purposively sampled from two Science and one Technical school in Gusau. The findings revealed that, the perception held by science teachers about their competence in implementing Integrated STEM curriculum at secondary school level was relatively high. However, difference was found between their perceived competency and their performance in Integrated STEM unit, and this varies according to their subject specializations. It was recommended that, government should look into the possibility of introducing Integrated STEM curriculum in Nigerian schools and also train science teachers in that regard so as to align them with global trends in STEM education.
Science teachers, Perception, Competency, Integrated STEM
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Yazar: Akilu ISMA’IL

Yazar: Abdullahi BELLO

Yazar: Suleiman BASHIR

Yazar: Umar SODANGI

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Yayımlanma Tarihi : 20 Eylül 2019

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APA ISMA’IL, A , BELLO, A , BASHIR, S , SODANGI, U . (2019). Teachers’ Knowledge and their Perceived Competency in Integrated STEM Concepts: Implications on National and Global Trends. The Eurasia Proceedings of Educational and Social Sciences , 14 () , 47-54 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/epess/issue/48873/623172
MLA ISMA’IL, A , BELLO, A , BASHIR, S , SODANGI, U . "Teachers’ Knowledge and their Perceived Competency in Integrated STEM Concepts: Implications on National and Global Trends". The Eurasia Proceedings of Educational and Social Sciences 14 (2019 ): 47-54 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/epess/issue/48873/623172>
Chicago ISMA’IL, A , BELLO, A , BASHIR, S , SODANGI, U . "Teachers’ Knowledge and their Perceived Competency in Integrated STEM Concepts: Implications on National and Global Trends". The Eurasia Proceedings of Educational and Social Sciences 14 (2019 ): 47-54
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ISNAD ISMA’IL, Akilu , BELLO, Abdullahi , BASHIR, Suleiman , SODANGI, Umar . "Teachers’ Knowledge and their Perceived Competency in Integrated STEM Concepts: Implications on National and Global Trends". The Eurasia Proceedings of Educational and Social Sciences 14 / (Eylül 2019): 47-54 .
AMA ISMA’IL A , BELLO A , BASHIR S , SODANGI U . Teachers’ Knowledge and their Perceived Competency in Integrated STEM Concepts: Implications on National and Global Trends. EPESS. 2019; 14: 47-54.
Vancouver ISMA’IL A , BELLO A , BASHIR S , SODANGI U . Teachers’ Knowledge and their Perceived Competency in Integrated STEM Concepts: Implications on National and Global Trends. The Eurasia Proceedings of Educational and Social Sciences. 2019; 14: 54-47.