Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

Constructing and Validating a Questionnaire on Barriers to EFL Learners’ Reflective Writing

The purpose of the current study was to develop and validate a scale to assess the inhibitors to reflective writing of Iranian English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners. The other aim of this study was to assess the reliability of the questionnaire. To prepare the first item pool of the questionnaire, the researchers reviewed the previous related literature and prepared the first item pool with 62 items. At the next stage, based on the judgments of some experts in the field regarding ...

Insurgence and National Security in Nigeria: A Focus on Boko Haram

AbstractThe contemporary Nigeria has become a theatre of genocide, bloodshed and insecurity over the past years due to the carnage activities of terrorist groups. Terrorists of various groups and camps unleash havoc on the Nigerian populace. Though these groups are numerous, one of the most noticeable and deadly group is Boko Haram. This paper attempts to investigate if this group is one of the major security challenges confronting Nigeria today. The result reveals that a number of factors, i...

Human Well-Being and Insurgencies in Nigeria: An Examination of Boko Haram Sect

AbstractDespite Nigeria’s plentiful agricultural resources and oil wealth, poverty is widespread in the country and a local radical Salafist group has transformed into a Salafi-jihadist terrorist sect called Boko Haram. The group’s activities have caught the attention of terrorism watchers at the international level. This paper seeks to know whether the human well-being condition in Nigeria promotes Boko Haram insurgency. The perception of respondents exhibit high rate of illiteracy, unem...

Enhancement of Biodegradation of Palm Oil Mill Effluents by Local Isolated Microorganisms

AbstractThis study was designed to investigate the microorganisms associated with palm oil mill effluent (POME) in Johor Bahrustate, Malaysia. Biodegradation of palm oil mill effluents (POME) was conducted to measure the discarded POME based onphysicochemical quality. The bacteria that were isolated are Micrococcus species, Bacillus species, Pseudomonas species, andStaphylococcus aureus, while the fungi that were isolated are Aspergillus niger, Aspergillus fumigatus, Candida species, Fusarium...

Nigerian Agriculture and Food Security Challenges: The Way Forward

AbstractFood security is indispensable prerequisite for the survival of mankind and his economic activities including food production. Food is different from other commodities because of its inevitability for survival and existence.  Food is different from other commodities because everybody  needs   it   for   survival,   and   it   is   an   indispensable   factor   in   nation’s   quest   for economic   ...

Appraisal of Awareness of Climate Change Issues among Secondary School Students in Rivers State

AbstractThe paper appraised awareness of climate change among secondary school students in Rivers State. Relevant literature related   to   the   issues   were   reviewed   accordingly   and the   literature focused   on   the   concepts   of   climate   change   and   global   warming,   the   level   of   awareness   of secondary school students on the climate change issues, sources...

Integrating Modern and Traditional Health Practices in Nigeria: Challenges and the Way Forward

AbstractThis paper provides valid reasons necessitating the integration of modern and traditional health practices and systems in Nigeria in view of the growing national and global demand for herbal products. Integration of modern and traditional health systems in Nigeria is important in order to harness the enormous benefits inherent in an integrated healthcare system such as: more health manpower, wider health coverage, better utilization of the vast biodiversity of the country and better h...

Culinary Herbs and Spices for Promotion of Health and Wellness in Nigeria

Nigeria has several culinary herbs and spices with medicinal, pharmaceutical and industrial uses. This paper presents the importance of selected culinary herbs and spices for promotion of health and wellness in Nigeria, such as: ginger (Zingiber officinale), garlic (Allium sativum), black pepper (Piper nigrum), African nutmeg (Monodora myristica), alligator pepper (Aframomum melegueta), negro pepper (Xylopia aethiopica), aidan tree (Tetrapleura tetraptera), African basil (Ocimum gratissimum),...

Nigeria’s Foreign Trade Policy Objectives and the World Trade Organisation’s Objectives and Principles, Structure and the Efficacy of the New Director General in Influencing the Foreign Trade

Introduction.1. What are the objectives and principles of Nigerian foreign trade policies?Nigeria, being a developing country and an emerging market, has her foreign trade policies predicated on industrialization and proliferation of Nigerian –owned businesses rather than open policies aimed at saturation of its market.This is a corollary to the “Buy Nigeria” campaign by the government.It is common knowledge and practice that developing nations don’t stand a chance of competing agains...

Challenges of e-Learning during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Abstract The COVID-19 epidemic has posed a decisive challenge to the field of education. Exploring the capacity of this sector to adapt to uncertainty has become more important than ever. This is a qualitative study aimed at educating the resilience practices of learning in public health emergencies. Discuss the rapid transition from face-to-face teaching to online learning, citing the experience of teaching methods and techniques in locking, and highlighting the challenges and opportunities ...

The Roles of educational managers in managing institutional finance. A Case study of Kongwa District Council

ABSTRACT The current study is mainly critical at determining the role of educational managers in managing institutional finance. The study was guided with three objectives namely, roles of district education managers in managing school finance in free education policy, challenges facing educational managers in managing school funds, and strategies used by educational managers to manage school expenditures. The study employed mixed research approach and descriptive research design...

EFFECT OF EXAMINATION MALPRACTICE ON THE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL IN ENUGU SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ENUGU STATE

Abstract:The study examined the effect of examination malpractice on the academic achievement of senior secondary school in Enugu South LGA. Three specific purposes and three research questions guided the study. A survey research design was used for the study. The population of the study consists of all the economics students in the government secondary schools in the study area which is twenty-four thousand three hundred and ten (24310) with a sample size of two hundred and forty (240). The ...

FACTORS RESPONSIBLE FOR POOR ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ENUGU SOUTH LOCAL GIVERNMENT AREA

Abstract: The study examined the factors responsible for poor academic performance of English language in senior secondary schools in Enugu South Local Government Area of Enugu State. Two specific purposes and two research questions guided the study. A survey design was adopted for the study. The targeted population for the study was eleven thousand six hundred and seventy-five (11675) with a sample size of one hundred (100). The instrument for data collection was the questionnaire. The quest...

Child Street Hawking and the Development of Delinquent Behavior behavior in Ungogo Local Government Area of Kano State

This research focuses on the Child Street Hawking and the Development of Delinquent Behavior behavior in Ungogo Local Government Area of Kano State. The aim of the study is to examine the nexus between child street hawking and the development of delinquent behavior in Ungogo L.G.A. Three theories were used to explain how the street hawking influence children to delinquent behavior and the theory also explain the reason for the involvement of children into street hawking (The theories include ...

MULTILINGUALISM; ITS IMPLICATION AND BENEFITS IN LEARNING ESSAY WRITING IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE AMONG JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN JOS-NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF PLATEAU STATE.

ABSTRACTThis research work examined “Multilingualism; its implication and benefits in learning essay writing in the English Language among Junior Secondary School Students in Jos-North Local Government Area”. The study investigated multilingualism; its implication and benefits in learning essay writing in English language among Junior Secondary Schools students in the society, using Jos North LGA as a case study. The study adopted the descriptive survey research design involving 71...


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