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Elements of science and technology in indigenous Nigerian culture

Elements of science and technology in indigenous Nigerian culture

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Published by Centre for Science, Technology, and Culture, ASUTECH in [Enugu] .
Written in English

  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Technology -- Social aspects -- Nigeria -- Congresses.,
    • Science -- Social aspects -- Nigeria -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Richard C. Okafor.
      ContributionsOkafor, Richard C., Anambra State University of Technology. Centre for Science, Technology, and Culture.
      LC ClassificationsT14.5 .E425 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination199 p. :
      Number of Pages199
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1037698M
      ISBN 109783094904
      LC Control Number93233572

      This work describes the major Nigerian film genres and how they relate to Nigerian society—its values, desires, anxieties, and social tensions—as the country and its movies have developed together over the turbulent past two decades. The book shows that Nollywood is a .

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This indigenous influence has enhanced harmonious relationships among members of Christianity and Islam in the area. Traditional Indigenous knowledge and science has aided the development of modern scientific knowledge, and including Indigenous people in science is essential to its : Jesse Popp.

The main objective of this paper is to examine African culture and values. Since culture is often seen as the sum total of the peculiarities shared by a people, a people's values can be seen as. Fourth, science and technology must be accessible to all levels of learning, including to the public through the media to show how research can drive high technology innovation and wealth Size: KB.

Indigenous science relates to both the science knowledge of long-resident, usually oral culture peoples, as well as the science knowledge of all peoples who as participants in culture are affected.

printmaking, printing technology, and importantly film production as demonstrated by Nigerian Nollywood where industrial designers assist at creating costume make-up, special effects and animation. The graphic artists have contributed to book illustration with indigenous theme that embodies values from local cultural contents.

Ghana, formerly the British colony of the Gold Coast, assumes a special prominence as the first African country to acquire independence from European rule. Ghanaian politicians marked this important transition by replacing the territory's colonial label with the. Nigeria, one of the largest and most important countries in Africa, is rich in traditions and customs, both indigenous and modern.

Culture and Customs of Nigeria. is the only concise, authoritative, and up-to-date discussion of Nigerian culture that introduces to a Western audience the complexity of its society and the emerging lifestyles among its various peoples. The word for head in Yoruba—ori—carries physical and spiritual connotations that cannot be ori defines the body; other parts of the body are answerable to it.

The ori holds the body’s knowledge and is its destiny. Yoruba philosophy cannot exist without an a similar vein, Yoruba philosophy can be considered antecedent to Yoruba religion, in the same manner that every.

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In A. Salawu (ed.) Indigenous Language Media in Africa. Lagos: CBAAC, pp Cited by: 1. Thomas Edison, American inventor who, singly or jointly, held a world record 1, patents. In addition, he created the world’s first industrial research laboratory. The changing Nigerian culture.

Public libraries in the country are expected to collect and preserve available rich cultural information. However, it is appropriate for us to note that many Nigerian cultural roots are dying as a result of movement and settlement of people from rural to the urban : Benjamin U.

Ugwoke, Ifeyinwa Omekwu. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. With modern technology now supporting the music industry in Nigeria, Nigerian innovations in technology and media has influence in the region and the rest of the world than its oil.”(Adegoke, ).

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Indigenous students make meaning of what they learn through spirituality. Spirituality in learning involves students making connections between morals, values and intellect rather than simply acquiring knowledge. Knowledge to Indigenous people is personal and involves emotions, culture, traditional skills, nature, etc.

For this reason, Indigenous students need time to make connections in class. In Postcolonial Modernism, Chika Okeke-Agulu discusses how ideologies of pan-Africanism, decolonization, and nationalism influenced the emergence of postcolonial Nigerian artistic -Agulu focuses on the Art Society, a group of young artists who studied at the Nigerian College of Arts, Science and Technology in Zaria in the late : Hermann von Hesse.

Gloria T. Emeagwali (with assistance of Constance Hilliard) Introduction. The history of the sciences in Africa is rich and diverse. In ancient northeast Africa, those regions such as Egypt, Nubia and Aksum that had evolved large, complex state systems, also supported a division of labor which allowed for the growth of science and the more practical technologies involved with the engineering.

This paper examines the contribution of Science and Technology Education to national development: The Nigerian experience with a view of making it a tool for national development worthwhile. Since societies that discriminate technical education among its counterpart pays a high price in their ability to reduce poverty and develop.

An author says about the importance of culture that “culture is the set of transmitted and learned behavior patterns, beliefs, institutions and all other products of human work and thought that characterize the functioning of particular population, profession, organization or community”10, so the only representative of the particular.

Governments are never good in technology acquisition and adaptation, and that is why next efforts must be radically designed to have indigenous elements.

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Culture (/ ˈ k ʌ l tʃ ər /) is an umbrella term which encompasses the social behavior and norms found in human societies, as well as the knowledge, beliefs, arts, laws, customs, capabilities and habits of the individuals in these groups.

Humans acquire culture through the learning processes of enculturation and socialization, which is shown by the diversity of cultures across societies. The declared adherents of the indigenous religion are very conservative, resisting the Before the introduction of genuine faith and higher standards of culture by the Arabs, the 1 J.

Mbiti, African Religions and Philosophy, Heineman,p indigenous religion of the Africans. It is the religion that has been handed down from generation to generation by the forbears of the present generation of Africans.

It is not a fossil religion (a thing of the past) but a religion that Africans today have made theirs. Publisher Summary. This chapter discusses use of elementary technology to teach primary science.

The introduction of a specific technology into the primary school classroom can be used as that concrete experience which leads children to an understanding of an. models within a culture. A culture’s heroes are expressed in the culture’s myths, which can be the subject of novels and other forms of literature (Rushing & Frentz, ).

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The primitive technology based on iron culture was also controlled by Eze Nri through the black- smith agents of Awka men, for where there was an Nri agent there was an Awka man. Nri moved along with them to give them safety through Igbo village-groups that had extended diplomatic immunity to Nri men.

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Muller Aktiengesellschaft& Co. Omoniyi, T. ().Principles and application of Educational : Bash Moses Publishers. Culture is a word for the 'way of life' of groups of people, meaning the way they do things.

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