DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2014.08.003
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Tunde Owolabi, Peter A. Okebukola, Jimmy Avoseh, Wasiu Otun, Ojo Sadiku, Sunday O. Banjoko

Abstract: The thrust of this study was to investigate the discourse in science classroom and determine its influence on pupils' interest in science. A combination of qualitative and quantitative approaches were employed, hence data were gathered from multiple sources (observation, interviews, and field notes). Using a case study of a school situated in Lagos, 22 pupils and a teacher were observed during science sessions. Data were analysed using pictorial, mapping technique, and coding of interview transcripts. Finding…

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