Education and Psychology Research Papers/Topics

Effect Of Teaching Using Preferred Learning Styles On Students’ Performance In Biology And Geography In Secondary Schools In Nairobi County, Kenya

Learning styles influence students in all levels of education and a mismatch of teaching styles to preferred learning styles makes learning a stressful experience to many learners. In Nairobi County, students in both private and public schools have not been performing well in sciences. In the study, matched teaching styles with preferred learning styles were conceptualised as the independent variables that determine their performance in biology and geography. The purpose of this study th...

Effect Of Gender Mainstreaming In Education On Secondary School Girls’ Psychological Adjustment And Career Aspirations In Selected Counties In Kenya

ABSTRACT The ministry of education has a critical role to play in addressing issues of gender equality and equity in Kenya through the implementation of gender mainstreaming in schools. It provides a framework for the planning and implementation of gender responsive education. The high girl-child drop-out rates, early and forced marriage of girls, adolescent pregnancy and gender discrimination in Kenyan secondary school have caused prevalent gender inequality. The purpose of this study was t...

Intrapersonal Conflicts Þÿ A N D S T U D E N T S _ A C A D E M I C Achievement Inpublic Universitiesin Western Kenya

ABSTRACT Provision of university education to qualified Kenyans is fundamental to the success of the Government’s overall sustainable development strategy. Academic achievement plays a significant role in assuring quality education. University students have a similar characterized life trend full of intrapersonal conflicts. This is caused by the usual ways of modeling and ensuring they stay relevant to the demands of others and the environment. As a result, undesirable outcomes such as frus...

Role Conflict, Role Ambiquity And Burnout Among Head Teachers Of Public Primary Schools In Kakamega County, Kenya

ABSTRACT Research has shown that role conflict and role ambiguity are associated with burnout among head teachers of public schools and general educators. However, there is scanty literature from previous studies examining the relationship between role Stressors and burnout among head teachers of public primary schools in Kakamega County, Kenya. Role conflict refers to incompatibility of expectations and demands associated with the role while Role ambiguity refers to a lack of clear informati...

Impact of teachers growth mindset

In order to explore the impacts of teachers’ growth mindset on teachers’ perception towards their self-efficacy and psychological wellbeing from Bangladeshi high school teachers ‘perspective. This research has performed a combined way of investigation which utilizes both quantitative and qualitative data were used. In study 1, 100 tutors have been surveyed to reveal the outcomes to investigation queries through a structured questionnaire with convenient sampling. Correlations were condu...

Relationship Among Teacher-Student Interaction, Students’ Motivation And Academic Performance In The Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai District

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to examine the relationship among teacherstudent interaction, motivation and academic performance, of JHS students in the Bibiani – Anhwiaso – Bekwai District in the Western Region of Ghana. The design used in this study was the correlational design. The simple random sampling procedure was used to select 155 teachers and 281 students for the study. Four research questions guided the study. A 48-item teacher and students’ questionnaires respectively...

Perceptions And Preparedness Of Senior High School Teachers In Ashanti Region Towards The Introduction Of Professional Teacher Licensing Policy In Ghana

ABSTRACT The study sought to explore perceptions and preparedness of teachers in Ashanti Region towards the introduction of professional teacher licensing in Ghana. Six research objectives were used as a guide for the exploration. A descriptive survey, which allowed for an accurate description of activities, objects, processes, and persons, was adopted to help to achieve the objectives of the study. A sample size of 278 teachers from senior high schools in Ashanti Region of Ghana was selected...

Influence Of Classroom Management Strategies Of Junior High School Teachers On Academic Performance Of Students In Asante Akyem North District

ABSTRACT The study examined the influence of classroom management strategies of Junior High School teachers on academic performance of students in the Asante Akyem North District. The descriptive survey design was used for the study. Multi-stage sampling technique was used to select 48 teachers and 297 students to respond to the Behaviour and Instructional Management Scale (BIMS). The statistical tools used for data analysis were frequencies, percentages, mean, standard deviation, Pearson’s...

The Perceived Washback Effects Of High-Stakes Test On Teaching And Learning Of Business Courses In Senior High Schools In Eastern Region Of Ghana

ABSTRACT The study sought to examine the perceived washback effects of High-stakes test on teaching and learning in the eastern region of Ghana. The descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. Purposive and disproportionate stratified sampling techniques were adopted for the study. A total of 218 business teachers and 380 business students were used for the study. A 44- item Questionnaire and 30-item questionnaire were used to collect data from teachers and students respectively. F...

Relationship Between Teachers’ Self-Efficacy And Classroom Management Practices In The Kwahu West Junior High Schools.

ABSTRACT The study sought to examine the relationship between teachers’ selfefficacy and their classroom management practices among public Junior High School teachers in the Kwahu West Municipality. The descriptive survey design was used for the study. Proportional sampling and simple random sampling procedures were used to select a total sample of 217 respondents for the study. Two sets of questionnaires were employed for the study. The Tschannen-Moran and Woolfolk Hoy teacher self-effic...

After-School Activities And Their Influence On Academic Performance Of Junior High School Students In Cape Coast Metropolis In The Central Region Of Ghana

ABSTRACT This study examined the after-school activities and their influence on academic performance of Junior High School students in Cape Coast Metropolis in the Central Region of Ghana. A descriptive survey design was adopted using a sample of 364 students selected from six public Junior High Schools in Cape Coast. A questionnaire was used to gather the data. The Cronbach’s alpha coefficient for the reliability of the instrument was 0.78. Frequencies, percentages, means, standard devia...

UTILISATION OF INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY IN THE TRAINING AND EDUCATION OF STUDENTS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENT IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN GHANA.

ABSTRACT The study examined the utilisation of information communication technology in the training and education of students with visual impairment in tertiary institutions in Ghana. The study employed the cross-sectional descriptive survey design using questionnaire for data collection to provide answers to the research questions. The study population included resource persons and all students with visual impairment across three Public Universities in Ghana namely: University of Cape Coast...

UTILISATION OF INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY IN THE TRAINING AND EDUCATION OF STUDENTS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENT IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN GHANA

ABSTRACT The study examined the utilisation of information communication technology in the training and education of students with visual impairment in tertiary institutions in Ghana. The study employed the cross-sectional descriptive survey design using questionnaire for data collection to provide answers to the research questions. The study population included resource persons and all students with visual impairment across three Public Universities in Ghana namely: University of Cape Coast...

THE EFFECTS OF TEST ANXIETY LEVELS ON ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF THIRD YEAR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN THE AGONA MUNICIPALITY OF THE CENTRAL REGION

ABSTRACT The study was designed to investigate the relationship between test anxiety and academic performance among third year Senior High School students in the Agona Municipality. The mixed method research paradigm was employed using the descriptive cross-sectional survey design. The population was 10,357 students and 542 teachers from 5 public Senior High School. Simple random and convenient sampling techniques were used in selecting 295 participants made up of 270 students and 25 teache...


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