Science Journal of Education

Special Issue

Science Learning in Higher Education

  • Submission Deadline: 30 May 2015
  • Status: Submission Closed
  • Lead Guest Editor: Thanga Shyla
About This Special Issue
Teacher has the responsibility of shaping the students by teaching in an approach that they will rise up and develop into fruitful citizens. On the same time, it is the responsibility of teachers to make them to learn suitably for developing, analyze and synthesize skills for the betterment of their life and for the society.

Learning is the act, process, or experience of gaining knowledge or skill. Psychologically, learning is the behavioral modification through experience or conditioning. The meaning of learning science is to attain scientific understanding of learning and realization of learning innovations, and the enhancement of instructional methodologies. Now-a-days students show less interest in learning science subjects. This attitude leads to lack of scientists and science teachers in the future. Hence, this journal is focussed at providing in insight into importance of learning science in higher education scenario. The aim of the journal is to make the students, parents, educationalists, academicians and scientists’ to recognize the importance of science learning and developing scientific activities. This has to be provided a real platform for students to become scientists and science teachers and brighten their career in the science profession.

Objectives of this special issue:

1. To realize the importance of science learning.
2. To recognize the innovative methods and approaches of learning science.
3. To encourage the activities, efforts and achievements in the field of science.
4. To discuss all possible issues and implement new technologies for the development of science.
5. To identify, enhance and impart the facilities while learning science.
6. To afford an opportunity to learn science in the scientific minded citizens.
7. To understand the significance of scientific applications in the daily life.
8. To encourage the people as well as popularize science learning.
9. To create awareness among teachers, parents, students and public regarding science learning.
Lead Guest Editor
  • Thanga Shyla

    Department of Education, St. Joseph University, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Guest Editors
  • Gabriel Oladipo

    Dept of Anatomy, College of Health Sciences University of PortHarcourt, Nigeria, PortHarcourt, Nigeria

  • William Dharma Raja., B.

    Department of Education, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, India

  • Rexlin Jose. G.

    Department of Education, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Nagercoil, India

  • Bosco Bharathy

    Department of Education, Faculty of Chemistry, St.Joseph University, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

  • Balaji Kasirajan

    Department of Education, St.Joseph College of Engineering and Technology, St. Joseph University, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

  • Seyed Mehrdad Miraftab Zadeh

    Young Researchers and Elite Club, Hamedan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Hamedan, Iran

  • Muthuvel Laxmikanthan

    School of Information System and Network Engineering, St. Joseph University, Tanzania

  • Peninah Beinomugisha

    Department of Education, Kampala International University, Dar es Salaam College, Dar es Salaam, Uganda

  • Mostafa Alibeigi (Ali Beigi)

    Young Researchers and Elite Club, Firoozkooh Branch, Islamic Azad University, Firoozkooh, Iran

Published Articles
  • Enriching and Enhancing Life Skills by Learning Science among Adolescents

    S. D. Thanga Shyla

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4-1, August 2015
    Pages: 21-24
    Received: 2 May 2015
    Accepted: 10 June 2015
    Published: 30 June 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjedu.s.2015030401.15
    Abstract: Science has attained its high interest and its relations with technology and society is more valuable. The key aim of science learning should be to realize and recognize the world of nature. The usual curiosity of young learners is to develop the process of exploring and understanding the natural world they live in. Every individual should motiv... Show More
  • Medical Image Compression Using DEFLATE Algorithm

    L. Nirmal Jega Selvi

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4-1, August 2015
    Pages: 17-20
    Received: 16 May 2015
    Accepted: 18 May 2015
    Published: 1 June 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjedu.s.2015030401.14
    Abstract: Lossless image compression has one of its important applications in the field of medical images. Efficient storage, transmission, management and retrieval of the huge data produced by the medical images have nowadays become very much complex. The solution to this complex problem lies in the lossless compression of the medical images. The medical da... Show More
  • Importance of Computer Assisted Teaching & Learning Methods for Chemistry

    Jesuraja Bosco Bharathy

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4-1, August 2015
    Pages: 11-16
    Received: 11 May 2015
    Accepted: 22 May 2015
    Published: 1 June 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjedu.s.2015030401.13
    Abstract: Understanding the basic concepts of chemistry is very important for the students of secondary school level and university level. The Computer Assisted Teaching and Learning (CATL) methods are marked by the usage of computers in teaching and learning processes. Usage of WORD, EXCEL, POWERPOINT, ACCESS, PHOTOSHOP etc., as well as the use of specializ... Show More
  • Impact of Formative Assessment: Comparative Analysis on the Performance of Bachelor of Science in Education Students

    S. D. Thanga Shyla

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4-1, August 2015
    Pages: 5-10
    Received: 16 May 2015
    Accepted: 18 May 2015
    Published: 27 May 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjedu.s.2015030401.12
    Abstract: Education is a process as well as a product. To create good product out of education it must be consistent reconstruction. The aim of education should, educate for vocation, knowledge, culture, with the qualitative process of methodologies. Education must have a good method in its systems, especially teaching and learning, so that effective and des... Show More
  • Developing Communication Among Science Student Teachers

    Loyola Pratheep

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4-1, August 2015
    Pages: 1-4
    Received: 14 May 2015
    Accepted: 14 May 2015
    Published: 27 May 2015
    DOI: 10.11648/j.sjedu.s.2015030401.11
    Abstract: Teachers in modern institutions are often amazed at learner’s eagerness to learn, their creative problem solving, persistent efforts in self-development and their academic athletic and artistic activities. Trained teachers who are curious and scientifically oriented often wonder why and how they learn as much and even more effectively. It is the du... Show More