Research Papers/Topics in Humanities And Social Science

Prevalence of airborne disease among the children under 0-5 years (measles and tuberculosis).

Abstract Measles is a very contagious disease that can spread through contact with infected mucus and saliva. An infected person can release the infection into the air when they cough or sneeze. The measles virus can live on surface anyone within close proximity can become infected. Drinking from an infected person`s glass, or sharing, eating utensils with an infected person increases your risk of infection. (Pecan and Bouwier, 2012). Aim And Objectives Of The Study is  to iden...

The Role Of Financial Control Institutions In Promoting Financial Accountability In The Public Sector: A Study Of Plateau State Under Democratic Regimes

ABSTRACTFinancial matters are so important that they receive constitutional recognition. To avoid abuse, the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, provides a series of checks and balances over public finance by sharing financial responsibilities among the Executive, the legislature and the Office of the Auditor-General. The research sought to evaluate the effectiveness of the checks and balances on public finance in Plateau State. The research also set out to recommend measure...

Sub-Regional Security Co-Operation And Conflict Management In West Africa: The Ecomog Experience

ABSTRACTThis thesis examined the experience of the ECOWAS Monitoring Group, ECOMOG, in conflict management in the intra-state conflicts in Liberia and Sierra Leone between 1990 and 2000, when ECOMOG’s operation lasted. The specific objective of the study was the evaluation of the experience of ECOMOG, as a mechanism of subregional security cooperation, and how it conducted peace operations in Liberia and Sierra Leone under Chapter VII of the UN charter. It appraised the conceptual and theor...

Enhancing Police Officers Communications Skills Through English For Occupational Purposes

ABSTRACT The study examined the effect of English for Occupational purposes on Police officers’ use of English. Specifically the study was designed to identify the essential components to be included in the teaching of English for Occupational Purposes (EOP). It also examined the effect of EOP in enhancing the communicative skills of the trainees in Police colleges in Nigeria. The research designs used for the study were survey and experimental. The data collected were analyzed usin...

Effects of Direct And Discovery on Main Idea Comprehension of Selected Senior Secondary Schools Student in Plateau State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT The present study was designed to compare the effects of the Direct Method and the Discovery Method on students’ main idea comprehension ability. The specific objectives were to determine whether students taught using the Direct Method of finding main ideas would perform better than those who were taught using the Discovery Method. For the purpose of data collection, a sample of one hundred and twenty SS2 students, randomly selected from two Senior Secondary Schools in Lan...

Organizational Culture And Its Relationship To Organisation Performance At Ghana Education Service Head Office – Accra

ABSTRACTThe main objective of this research is to find out the organisational culture that exist at Ghana Education Service (GES) Head Office and to determine if this culture has any relationship with the organisation’s performance. The study is also targeted at getting feedback from respondents on the way forward for the organisation in the area of study.This study looked at performance in eleven areas including the organisation’s mission, ethics and accountability, leadership and manage...

Pre-Service Management Teachers Motivation To Teach

ABSTRACTThe study investigated the factors influencing pre-service managementteachers‟ decision to take teaching as a career. The descriptive cross-sectionalsurvey design was adopted for the study. The total population of pre-servicemanagement teachers involved in the study was 229. The census method wasused to include all the respondents for the study. The FIT-Choicequestionnaire was adapted from Watt and Richardson (2012) for the gatheringof relevant data for the study. The data gathered ...