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This Journal publishes original research work (including theoretical/conceptual, empirical and critical studies), review articles, Debates, Teaching Cases, Invited articles, conference reports, short communications, case report, Ethics Forum, Education contribute significantly to further the scientific knowledge related to the field of Science, Technology and Arts.


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Vol. 13 No. 1 (2024)
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A Peer-reviewed Official International Journal of Wollega University, Ethiopia
Science, Technology and Arts Research Journal
Published: Jan.–March 2024, 13(1)
ISSN: 2226-7522 (Print) and 2305-3372 (Online)

Published: 30.03.2024

Original Research

  • Photon Statistics for Superposed Squeezed Vacuum States

    Misganu Chewaka Fite
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.20372/star.v13i1.01
  • Effect of Market Orientation Practices on Manufacturing Firm’s Performance: Study on Firms Operating in Ethiopian Industrial Parks

    Dula Kumera, Chalchissa Amentie , Neeraj Bali
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.20372/star.v13i1.02
  • Impacts of Digital Banking on Bank Performance and Its Determinants: Empirical Evidence from Nekemte District Banks

    Elfenesh Muleta, Damu Feyera
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.20372/star.v13i1.03
  • Soil seed bank Assessment and its implication to natural regeneration in Komto Afromontane moist forest, Oromia Regional State, western Ethiopia

    Fekadu Gurmessa, Teshome Gemechu, Taye Jara, Mekonnen Teshome
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.20372/star.v13i1.04
  • Anti-oxidant studies on phyto mediated synthesis and characterization of ZnO Nanoparticles using Croton macrostachyus Leaf Extract

    Tola Masho, Ponnusamy Thillai Arasu, Raji Feyisa Bogale, Addisalem Abebe
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.20372/star.v13i1.05
  • Prevalence and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Profile of Bacterial Isolates in Mastitis cases in Nekemte Town Dairy Farms, Western Oromia, Ethiopia

    Kumala Lema, Felmata kenei Baba, Firomsa Dinka , Nezif Zenu Zenu
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.20372/star.v13i1.06
  • Assessment of the impact of climate variability on Sesamum indicum L production in Gimbi district west Wollega Ethiopia

    Girma Negasa, Tena Regasa, Tolemariam Chimdesa
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.20372/star.v13i1.07
  • Effect of Innovation capability on Competitiveness: A Study on Manufacturing Firms in Ethiopia

    Gudetu Wakgari, Chalchissa Amentie, Neeraj Bali
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.20372/star.v13i1.08
  • Forage Yield and Nutritive Values of Selected Improved Barley Varieties under Hydroponic System

    Bonsa Bulcha, Diriba Diba, Hasan Yusuf
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.20372/star.v13i1.09
  • Effects of the Sequential Use of Input-and Output-Based Consciousness-Raising Grammar-Focused Instructional Mediations on Students’ Writing Performance and Attitudes

    Bifa Telila, Tamiru Olana, Mekuria Zewudie
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.20372/star.v13i1.10
  • Native Pasture Conditions and Utilization Status in the Amarti and Nashe Wetlands, Western Oromia, Ethiopia

    Debela Itana, Diriba Diba, Demisu Hundie, Mintamir Lama, Hasan Yusuf
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.20372/star.v13i1.11
  • Practices and Challenges of O-Class Education in Primary Schools of Gida Ayana District

    Birhane Kaba, Melka Hika
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.20372/star.v13i1.12
  • Settling the Angar Valley and Dynamics of Inter-Ethnic Relations, Western Ethiopia (1970-2022)

    Dereje Hinew, Tesfaye Tolessa
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.20372/star.v13i1.13
  • Microbial Quality of Horro Cattle Beef in Western Oromia, Ethiopia

    Diribe Kumsa, Geleta Gobena, Diriba Diba, Hasan Yusuf
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.20372/star.v13i1.14
  • Effects of Students’ Beliefs about and Practices in L1 Use on Their Oral English Growth

    Tamiru Olana
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.20372/star.v13i1.15
  • Distribution of Stingless Bees and the Physico – Chemical characteristics of their Products at Digga and Wayu Tuqa Districts of East Wallaga Zone, Oromia, Ethiopia

    Shuma Bulti, Diriba Diba, Hasan Yusuf, Gemeda Duguma
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.20372/star.v13i1.16
  • The Role of Women in the ‘Shanee-Salgee’ Structure of the Macca Gadaa System

    Alima Jibril
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.20372/star.v13i1.17
  • Teachers’ Related Practices and Challenges in Curriculum Implementation in Secondary School of North Shoa Zone

    Bayissa Taye, Melka Hika
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.20372/star.v13i1.18
  • Arjo as a Garrison Town: The Roles of Its Appointees in the Regional and National Politics, 1884-1935

    Tesfaye Tolessa Bessa, Dereje Hinew Dehu
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.20372/star.v13i1.19
  • Evaluation of Agro-Ecological Variation in Honey Quality of Amuru, Horro Guduru Wollega, Ethiopia

    Geleta Gobena, Wegari Deso, Firisa Woyessa, Desalegn Begna, Diribe Kumsa, Diriba Diba, Rohatash Bhardwaj Kumar, Demissu Hundie, Hasan Yusuf
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.20372/star.v13i1.20
  • Mathematics Teachers’ Teaching Styles and Students’ Learning Styles Preference in Secondary Schools of Southwest Shoa Zone

    Mekonnen Worku, Melka Hika
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.20372/star.v13i1.21
  • Practicum Program Implementation and Its Contribution to Pedagogical Knowledge of Primary School Teachers: The case of Western Oromia teachers Training College

    Kebede Nemomsa, Melese Tadese
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.20372/star.v13i1.22

Review Article

  • Theories of Reading and their Classroom Instructions

    Habtamu Walga
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.20372/star.v13i1.R1
  • Theories of Plagiarism and Their Implications for Detecting Plagiarism in the Context of Higher Education

    Habtamu Walga
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.20372/star.v13i1.R2
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This Journal publishes original research work  (including theoretical/conceptual, empirical and critical studies), review articles, Debates, Teaching Cases, Invited articles, conference reports, short communications, case report, Ethics Forum, Education contribute significantly to further the scientific  knowledge related to the field of Science, Technology and Arts.

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