Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

Extra-Theatrical Functions of Igbabonelimhin Music and Dance of the Esan

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...

Aristotle's Conception of community

A Short Essay on Aristotle's Conception of Community. 

Review of the Novel Garland of Thorns

BOOK REVIEWTITLE:                         A GARLAND OF THORNSAUTHOR:                   CALISTUS AWOKESUBJECT AREA:        FICTION PUBLISHER:               GENNA PUBLICATIONS LIMITED

THE UTILIZATION OF COMPUTER SOFTWARE IN THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOOLS IN IBADAN

This research project was aimed at investigating the utilization of computersoftware in the teaching and learning of English language in selected secondary schools inIbadan. It is an empirical research that is complemented with series of literatureconsultation, data collection and analysis including recommendations on how computersoftware are utilized to enhance effective teaching and learning of English language. FiftyEnglish Language teachers ...

Precolonial Norms and Values as the Pillar for the Sustenance of Igbo Post-Colonial Society.

AbstractIgbo post-colonial Igbo society has witnessed various degrees of desecration of its values and norms through the indices of modernism. The work aims at studying those values and norms in pre-colonial Igbo society that endeared communalism, good neighbourliness and live let spirit. This will invariably be inculcated in the protege of pre-colonial Igbo society in order to ameliorate the incessant decadence predominate in the post-colonial era/society.Table of Contents Abstract.     ...

Influence of Mass Media on Students Academic Performance

Background of the StudyMan is a social being and hence; will find a way to satisfy his need for communication. Richmond and McCroskey (2009) state that "the importance of communication in human society has been recognized for thousands of years, far longer than we can demonstrate through recorded history. It is said that humans communicate to request help, to inform others, to share attitudes as a way of bonding and strengthen relationships.Modern Technology in communication no doubt has turn...

The power of grit in exploring the pathways to your destiny

The power of grit in exploring the pathways to your destiny{Interest, passion, practice, perseverance, purpose, and rest}Kareem Itunu Azeez                     “The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed,                        a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released              &nbsp...

Advertisement strategies and improvement

ABSTRACTDevelopments in the history of human communication, often called, ‘the information society’, and have transformed the way many people work in the media and entertainment industries.This study examined how modern communication technology facilitates the practice of broadcasting. Attention was focused in particular on the application and adoption of ICT, it cost effectiveness as well as its impact on the social relationship between the broadcast advertising of different hiera...

Politics and End of Culture in African Society: Power Play in Mainframe’s Saworoide

Culture is  a home where the rules and regulations, modus operandi analysing the functional and operational units of a society resides. It is validated by the agreement of members to permeate their rights and obligations in the development of the social structure. The crux of this matter is that how political framings are introduced into the society is premised on the groundwork of communal understanding, organized thought processes, control of the affairs and resources of the entire soc...

Facebook Posting and Youth Socialization: A Study of Imo State University Students

Facebook has become a powerful means of communication both in Nigeria and Worldwide, for it has united both lost family members and friends. This research work is on "Facebook Postings and Youth Socialization: A study of Imo State University Students". Four Objectives were put forward for the study among which are: ascertain the respondents's frequency of exposure to postings on Facebook to find out respondent's attitude towards relationship among IMSU Students on Facebook. Four research ques...

Loneliness In Children: The Impact of Drama for Social Change

In 2018, Childline announced that it had carried out more than 4000 counselling sessions in one year for children. The Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness has since found that one in 10 pre-school children feel lonely, along with one in five 7-12 years old and four in five adolescents. (Walker, 2018). Irrespective of the age, class and status, the mental well-being of every child must be handled as very important as their physical health. From studies, loneliness is not an obvious disorder that i...

The Imasuen Factor in the Benin Language Video-Film Sector of Nollywood

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...

Book Piracy and the challenge of saving Nigeria's Publishing Industry

Book piracy has been an issue trending in the Nigerian publishing space recently. This is because of the ripple effects of the action on both publishers and authors alike. Thisaction has over the years been a bottle neck for publishers and authors in achieving their aim of reaching out to the public and making sales from their respective publications.In the light of this, this study seeks to explain certain reasons why this action has not been effectively nipped in the bud as well as the ...

ORAL LITERATURE

Oral Literature is a broad term which may include ritual texts, curative chants, epic poems musical genres, folktales, creation tales sings myths. Spells legend’ proverbs, riddles, tongue twisters. Word games, recitation, life histories or historical narratives. Most simply oral literature refers to any form of verbal art which is transmitted orally or delivered by word of mouth. Creature is a more recent and less widely used term which emphasizes the oral character and nature of lite...

ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL UTILIZATION TOWARDS ADVANCING PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILS PERFORMANCE IN CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES (C R S). CHAPTERS ONE TO THREE

Christian Religious Studies (C RS) is suffering from the lack of use of instructional material as a result of government failure to provide the materials and to know the great importance of the use of instructional materials of teaching not only Christian Religious Studies (C R S), but it comprises all subjects in primary schools. This research will investigate the importance of the use of instructional materials by Christian Religious Studies (C R S) teachers.1.1   &nbsp...


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