AN ASSESSMENT OF THE ROLE OF DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATION IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF OHAOZARA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA IN EBONYI STATE)

ABSTRACT
The study is a critical assessment of the role of development communication is rural development. Notwithstanding the various variables that assist in rural development, the development communication is still the epitome for rural development. However, both primary and secondary data was used in gathering information for the study: the secondary data come as a review of documented materials, while the primary data obtained with the help of questionnaire and oral interview, be administered to the ruralities with the help of the researcher, who will help the uneducated ones to fill in the boxes by explaining the questions to them.  A total number of 394 questionnaires were distributed precisely to the residents of Ohaozara community.  The data collected was tabulated and analyzed using percentages.  The three hypothesis formulated was tested using chi-square method respectively.  The findings of the study show among others that development communication is a tool for an effective rural development from the findings. The researchers recommended that other variables should be used in conjunction with development communication which people are familiar with; this will makes participatory communication to enhance rural development and the society at large.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Title pageii
Approval Pageiii
Dedicationiv
Acknowledgementsv
Table of Contentsvi
Abstractix

CHAPTER ONE: 
INTRODUCTION
1.1    Background of the study1
1.2    Statement of the problems12
1.3    Objectives of the study14
1.4    Research Questions14
1.5   Research Hypotheses 15
1.6   Significance of the Study 16
1.7   Theoretical Framework17
1.8   Scope of the study19
1.9    Limitation of the study20
1.10    Definition of Terms21
References

CHAPTER TWO: 
REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 
2.1    Sources of Literature   25
2.2    Review of Relevant Literature   29
2.3    Summary of Literature   36
 
CHAPTER THREE: 
RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY 
3.0     Research Method 38
3.1     Research Design38
3.2     Area of the Study40
3.3     Research Population 40
3.4     Sampleand Sampling Techniques 41
3.5     Instrument of Data Collection 44
3.6  Validity of the Instrument 44
3.7      Method of Data Collection45
3.8      Method of Data Analysis 46
3.9     Expected Results 48
References 

CHAPTER FOUR: 
DATA PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION 
4.1    Data Presentation and Analysis 49
4.3    Testing of Research Hypothesis 61
4.3Discussion of Findings 69

CHAPTER FIVE: 
SUMMARY, CONCLUSION, AND RECOMMENDATIONS,
5.1     Summary71
5.2     Conclusion72
5.3     Recommendations75
          Bibliography
          Appendix 

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APA

Kings, S. (2018). AN ASSESSMENT OF THE ROLE OF DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATION IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF OHAOZARA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA IN EBONYI STATE). Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/an-assessment-of-the-role-of-development-communication-in-rural-development-in-nigeria-a-case-study-of-ohaozara-local-government-area-in-ebonyi-state-9055

MLA 8th

Kings, Solomon "AN ASSESSMENT OF THE ROLE OF DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATION IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF OHAOZARA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA IN EBONYI STATE)" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/an-assessment-of-the-role-of-development-communication-in-rural-development-in-nigeria-a-case-study-of-ohaozara-local-government-area-in-ebonyi-state-9055. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

MLA7

Kings, Solomon . "AN ASSESSMENT OF THE ROLE OF DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATION IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF OHAOZARA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA IN EBONYI STATE)". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 30 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/an-assessment-of-the-role-of-development-communication-in-rural-development-in-nigeria-a-case-study-of-ohaozara-local-government-area-in-ebonyi-state-9055 >.

Chicago

Kings, Solomon . "AN ASSESSMENT OF THE ROLE OF DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATION IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF OHAOZARA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA IN EBONYI STATE)" Afribary (2018). Accessed May 30, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/an-assessment-of-the-role-of-development-communication-in-rural-development-in-nigeria-a-case-study-of-ohaozara-local-government-area-in-ebonyi-state-9055

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