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Journal of Information, Education, Science and Technology, (JIEST)

FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, MINNA,
NIGER STATE, NIGERIA

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SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

JOURNAL OF INFORMATION, EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
(JIEST)

 

Journal of Information, Education, Science and Technology

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERS

EDITOR- IN – CHIEF
Prof. V. I Ezenwa

DEPUTY EDITOR – IN – CHIEF
DR P.U Akor

MANAGING EDITOR
Dr R.O Okwori

ASSOCIATE EDITORS
Dr. N.A Oyedum
Dr I. Y Umar
Mrs A.G Tafida Business/Circulating Manager
Mall. I. I Kuta Editorial Secretary

EDITORIAL CONSULTANTS
Prof G.D Momoh Dept of Industrial and Technology Education, Federal University of Technology , Minna, Nigeria
Prof. B. A Ogwo Dept of Vocational Teacher Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Prof. S.K Tswanya Dept of Science Education, Federal University of Technology, Minna
Prof. Binyao Zheng College of Education, Kennesaw state University, Kennesaw, Georgia
Prof. B.N Ndomi Dept of Vocational Education, Modibo Adama University of Technology, Yola
Prof. I. Haruna Dept of Library and Information Science, University of Maiduguri
Prof. C.O Okwudishu Dept of Language Education, University of Abuja
Dr. S.M Yalams Dept of Industrial Technology, Faculty of Education and Liberal studies, University of Technology, Jamaica
Dr. S.O Adenle Dept of Science and Technology Education, University of Lagos

SUBSRIPTION RATE
Nigeria Individual N1,000.00
Institution N2,000.00
Other Countries Individual $30
Institution $50

INSTRUCTION TO CONTRIBUTORS
JIEST is the journal of researches in information, Education, Science and Technology of the School of Technology Education, Federal University of Technology, Minna. The editorial board of the journal welcomes scholarly and original articles (Theoretical and Empirical) on current issues in the fields of information, education, science and technology that possess national and universal application. In addition, the Journal also publishes scholarly and original articles from allied disciplines that have education significance and values.
Guidelines for the Preparation of Manuscripts.

Manuscripts intended for submission to the Editorial Board of JIEST should be:
- Typed/printed with double line spacing on A4-sized paper on consecutive numbered pages using MS word 2003/2007 and New Roman font size 12. It should be written in block and not indented using English language.

- Not exceeding 15 pages( about 6000 – 7000 words) including references. Extra page (s) attracts charge.

- Accompanied by an abstract not exceeding 250 words typed in single-line spacing on separate sheet, coming immediately below the title page. In addition four to five key words based on the content of the paper should be supplied for indexing purpose.

- Have title page showing the title of the article, the author(s) name(s) in (upper case) e-mail address and GSM number(s).

- Carry the name(s) of the author(s) on the first page of the main body of the article.

- Arranged under appropriate sub-headings for empirical studies.

The following headings should serve as a bench guide: Introduction, statement of the problem, Purpose of the Study, Research Questions, Methodology/Materials or Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion and Recommendations.
Theoretical papers, however, should be arranged/structured under appropriate sub-headings to make the paper more meaningful and bring out its essence. Most importantly, articles with empirical orientation are more desirable.

Results
The results should be presented in figures with numbers where applicable, tables with appropriate table numbers and headings in sentence case and in conformity with current APA format. Figures should also be presented with appropriate number labels and headings as stated above. Research Questions or hypotheses should not be restated under this section.

References
References should follow 6th APA style format. All work cited should be listed in alphabetical order with author's surname first followed by initials as below;

Journal
Ezenwa, V.I. (2012). Effects of two modes of computer- assisted instructional package in solid geometry among senior secondary students in Minna. Journal of Information, Education, Science and Technology, 8(1), 50-95.
Books
Ibrahim, I.K. (2010). Effects of two-constructivist-based teaching strategy on academic achievement and retention of students in biology in Niger State. Ilorin. Atoto Press Limited.
Proceedings
Okwori, R.O. (2012). Technical teacher education in democratic Nigeria. In S.M. Yalams; B.Bukar; S.A Adebayo & S.A Puyate (Eds). Technical and vocational education: A challenge to the Nigerian educational reform agenda. Proceedings of Nigerian Association of Teachers of Technology (pp.498), Kaduna: Slimline Communication Limited.

Tables
Table should be numbered in Arabic numerals only (e.g table 1, Table 2, etc.). They should not extend to the next page. The table number and the heading should appear on top of the table and bold following APA format.

In-text citations & References
All in-text citation(s) and references should adhere strictly to the current APA style.

Quotations
Passages containing more that 40 words or more should be intended with one inch margin (25mm) to the left and right printed single-line spacing.

Submission of Manuscripts
Three (3) hard copies of manuscripts should be accompanied with a non-refundable assessment fee of N3,000 (Three Thousand Naira only) while online submission is N3,500 ($19), (Three Thousand Five Hundred naira only) payable to;

Managing Editor
Journal of Information, Education, Science and Technology,
School of Technology Education,
Federal University of Technology,
Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.
First Bank PLC , Account Number: 2024431460
E-mail: E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Website: www.futminna.edu.ng

Corrected copy of accepted articles and electronic version on CDROM in Microsoft Word Format should be submitted to the Managing Editor accompanied with N10,000 ($63) publication fee. For any accepted article submitted without the publication fee will not be published.
Articles can be submitted anytime of the year, hence manuscripts are reviewed as they are received on a continuum. Articles submitted will be submitted to blind peer- review by two experts.

All correspondences should be directed to :
Dr. Robert O. Okwori
Managing Editor
Journal of Information, Education, Science and Technology,
School of Technology Education Federal University of Technology, P.M.B. 65, Minna, Nigeria.
E-mail: jiest @futminna.edu.ng, Website: www.futminna.edu.ng GSM: 08140420994 & 08153051946

Copy right: Only original articles will be processed and published in this journal. There will be no certificate and financial benefit for articles published.

Disclaimer: The views or ideas expressed in the articles belong to the authors and not the reviewers, the editors or the publisher. Contributors are advised to avoid plagiarism.

Dr Robert O. Okwori
Managing Editor,
Journal of Information, Education, Science and Technology,
PMB 65, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.
E-mail: jiest @futminna.edu.ng, www.futminna.edu.ng
GSM: 08140420994 & 08153051946