Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

CAUSES OF EXAMINATION MALPRACTICE IN PHYSICS IN SCONDARY SCHOOLS BY OLADIPUPO .B. TEMIDAYO

ABSTRACT This study investigates’ the Causes of Examination Malpractice in Physics in Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination in Oshimili South Local Government Area, Delta State. Five Secondary Schools in Oshimili South Local Government Area were selected for the study. The population of the study comprised students. Four research questions were formulated for the study. A sample of two hundred respondents was used using stratified random sampling technique. Data collecte...

EFFECTIVENESS OF SCHOOL BASED MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLIN FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY

ABSTRACTThis   study   was   carried   out   to   determine   the   effectiveness   of   school   basedmanagement committee in the development of secondary education in FederalCapital Territory. In order to realize the objectives of the study which is toassess the most important challenges and difficulties the principals encounteredin   the   process  &nbs...

INFLUENCE OF DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS IN SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN GWAGWALADA AREA COUNCIL

ABSTRACTThis   study   investigated   the   influence   of   developmental   psychology   on   theacademic   performance   of   students   in   selected   secondary   schools   inGwagwalada Area Council, Abuja. Based on the purpose of the study, fourobjectives were raised and used to formulate three research questions to ...

PROSPECTIVE MATHEMATICS TEACHERS' KNOWLEDGE OF FRACTION

ABSTRACT: The main purpose of this study was to assess Nigerian prospective mathematicsteachers’ knowledge of fractions. This study adopted descriptive research design using ex-post factotype. The study population comprised of all 300L prospective mathematics teachers in F.C.T Collegeof Education, Zuba Abuja. The study used Fraction Knowledge Test (FKT) and a self-administeredquestionnaire to collect data from 68 prospective mathematics teachers who were selected by t...

EFFECTS OF TEACHERS' TRANSFER ON STUDENTS' ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS ABUJA NIGERIA

ABSTRACT: This research work investigated the effects of teachers’ transfer on students’academic performance in senior secondary schools Abuja Nigeria. The population of thestudy was limited to all senior secondary school teachers in six Area councils of the FCT.Stratified random sampling technique was adopted to select 2 schools in each of the sixArea councils and 25 teachers were randomly selected in each selected school totalling 300respondents.   Descriptive   surv...

MOTIVATION OF TEACHERS AS IT AFFECTS TEACHING OF MATHEMATICS IN GOVERNMENT SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY ABUJA

ABSTRACT: Towards achieving greatly in scientific and technological advancement, we need nothing but good performance in mathematics at all levels of education. The negative performance of students towards an educational aims and objectives could be associated to the low motivation of teachers most especially in the area of mathematics. In order to achieve this, this study investigates motivation of teachers as it affects teaching of mathematics in government secondary schools in F...

SCIENTIFIC REVIEW ON THEORY AND MECHANISM OF NEUTRON ACTIVATION ANALYSIS IN GEOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SAMPLES

ABSTRACT This study described the theory and mechanism for the simultaneous determination of major, minor and trace elements involved in Neutron Activation Analysis, applied to geological and environmental samples as a sensitive and non−destructive tool. Using Neutron Source, the gamma−rays emitted due to neutron capture have been applied for the investigation of the elemental constituents and concentrations of major, minor and trace elements in such samples. Neutron Activation A...

DELEGATION AND JOB SATISFACTION OF EMPLOYEES: A CASE STUDY OF ST.HENRY’S COLLEGE MBALWA-NAMUGONGO

The study sought to investigate “Delegation and Job satisfaction of Employees: A case study of St. Henry’s College School Mbalwa-Namugongo. It was guide by specific objectives of; to examine the influence of teachers’ involvement in decision making and their job satisfaction, to examine the influence of autonomy of teachers and their job satisfaction, to find out the influence of authority of teachers and their job satisfaction, to establish the influence of assignment of responsi...

THE INFLUENCE OF PARENTAL ATTITUDE ON PUPILS’ SCHOOL READINESS OF BARIGA COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT AREA OF LAGOS STATE CONSTITUENCY

ABSTRACT This study looked at the influence of parental attitude on pupils’ school readiness of Bariga Council Development Area of Lagos State Constituency. The specific objectives are to examine the demographic profile of parents in this study, to investigate forms of parental attitudes and their effects on the child readiness, to assess various forms of parental involvement on children’s school readiness, to determine whether or not the number of children in the family ...

TRUGGLE FOR THE MASTERY OF THE HISTORY OF NIGERIA POLITICS 1999 -2015 ; THE HAND WRITING ON THE WALL.

It is based on the current issues that are taking place in our contemporary politics in Nigeria.

Impact of Information and Communication Technology on Teacher and Learning of Social Studies in Junior Secondary School

ABSTRACTThis study was designed to examine the impact of ICT on the teaching of Social Studies in Junior Secondary School in Gwagwalada Area Council of Abuja FCT. A survey research design was adopted for the study while a simple random technique was used to select one hundred (100) respondents which include the teachers and student of Social Studies that constituted the sample size for the study. The main instrument used for the study was questionnaire and the data collected were analyzed usi...

NIGERIAN HIP HOP AS CULTURAL DIPLOMACY IN GHANA

Abstract The last three decades has seen the development of hip hop as a cultural and artistic phenomenon affecting youth culture around the globe, and in the process evolving as an enduring youth and social movement crossing spatial and socio-cultural barriers. The Nigerian variant of Hip hop complete with music and content has continued to be influential with wide acceptance in Africa and the world at large. The depth of the influence of Nigerian hip hop outside the shores of...

Women and Community Development In Rural Africa: Deconstructing Dominant Narratives

Although women’s critical roles in rural community development in Africa is undisputed, its recent discursive appeal in development policy raises questions regarding the ways in which the women living in rural contexts have been mis/understood, mis/appropriated and marginalized. Arguing that two narratives emerge: rural women as victims and rural women as agents of change, this chapter examines the ways in which African women’s experience in rural community development has been framed to ...

Youth Contribution and Participation in National Building in Nigeria (The Role of the Information Centre and the Library)

Youth Contribution and Participation in National Building: The Role of the Information Centre and the LibraryAbstractPurpose: The Research was conducted to evaluate the information demands of the youth, library usage, sources of service deliveries needed and the obstacles of using the libraries in two various youth engagements in the urban community in Ikeja, Lagos State, NigeriaMethodology/Design/Research: A Descriptive Survey Design was applied for the study. All the youths that att...

THE EFFECT OF HIV/AIDS ON WOMEN AND DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA

INTRODUCTION The earliest convincing evidence of the Human Immuno Deficiency Virus (HIV) that causes the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) was gathered in 1959 amidst the collapse of European colonial rule in Africa[1]. In January 1959 rioters briefly seized control of the African townships of Leopoldville, the capital of the Belgian Congo, shocking its rulers into frantic decolonization.  In the same year an American researcher studying malaria took blood specimens from pat...


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