Department of Theatre and Media Arts, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma
(DTMA-AAU) took off as Theatre Arts Department in the 1996/1997 academic
session as a unit under the Department of English. Since then no historical
evaluation or critical study has been carried out on it with regard to quality
assurance or service delivery in the areas of teaching, learning and research
as a rib of humanistic study. Given such a scenario, certain facts may be lost
to history and fundamental ...
Ceremonial activities abound in
traditional African societies whose functions are still very much germane to
contemporary milieus in Nigeria and elsewhere. These ceremonies are often
accompanied with much music and dance and, of course, music and dance
constitute an integral part of masquerade performance. Several studies have
been done on Igbabonelimhin as a
masquerade performance, especially in relation to its potentiality for
geriatric and entertainment purposes. This present ef...
The phenomenal rise of Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen (LOI) as a filmmaker and director in Nollywood and indeed in Africa is worth probing and documenting for posterity of scholars and professionals, especially against the backdrop of his native Benin (Edo) language videofilm industry and tradition, which he has given his gestaltist support so effusively in terms of technical finesse, global exposure, great storylines, actor/talent development and business architecture, among others. Using the interv...
The study examined the learning environment as a challenge to the provision of quality early childhood education in public primary schools in Esan West Local Government Area of Edo State, Nigeria. The descriptive survey research design was adopted for this study while a total of 117 teachers were sampled from a population of 468 in all the public primary schools in the locality. Data was collected using random sampling. The instrument used was a questionnaire entitled “Challenges of Early C...