Research Papers/Topics in Adult Education

The use of phonic and Syllabic Method to improve the reading ability of Learners

ABSTRACT  English language being a universal language has attained its place in every aspect of life and  education sector is no exception. Inclusion of English language as a compulsory subject in  School Education vividly illustrate the importance of the English language for man which will  later enable them to cope with life challenges. This study focused on investigating the  effectiveness of phonic and syllabic method to teach English language to Junior High School  Students and to ...

Utilization of Information and Communication Technology to Enhance Entrepreneurship

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to determine the extent of utilization of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to enhance entrepreneurship in South-East, Nigeria. Four research questions were posed to identify the utilization of ICT to create enabling business environment, boosting production of goods and services through ICT, utilization of ICT in staff training and barriers to utilization of ICT in enterprises. Four null hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance a...

Collaborative digital writing and metacognitive knowledge in writing among TEFL students: the mediating role of online knowledge sharing

Previous studies indicate that metacognitive knowledge has a key role in learning and that collaborative learning and knowledge sharing may affect learners’ metacognition. As such, the present study set out to test a structural model of teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) students’ collaborative digital writing, online knowledge sharing, and metacognitive knowledge in writing, and specifically to examine the hypothesis that online knowledge sharing mediates the effect of collabo...

Teacher- Learner Relationship And Academic Performance in Primary Schools In Gatundu Division, Thika District, Kenya

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to determine teacher~ learner relationship and academic performance of learners in Gatundu Division, Thika District Kenya. Specific Objectives of the study were: Investigate the effect of teacher learner relationship on performance ofpupils, determine how discipline affects teacher learner relationship and investigate the relationship between effective communication and positive teacher learner relationship.The research is presented in both...

MOTIVATION OF TEACHERS AND PERFORMANCE OF PUPILS IN AMOLATAR DISTRICT THE CASE OF AMOLATAR TOWN COUNCIL

TABLE OF CONTENT DECLARATION ............................................................................ i APPROVAL ............................................................................... ii DEDICATION ................................................................... iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ............................................................... iv TABLE OF CONTENT .................................................................... v CHAPTER ONE .................................

Quality of ESP Courses for Nursing Students: Expectations and Challenges

Background: The present study set out to examine English for Specific Purposes (ESP) for nursing instructors’ perceptions of what constitutes quality ESP delivery and their perceptions on the challenges that may inhibit the provision of the quality in ESP education for nursing students.Methods: To obtain data, first, the questionnaire of quality of education in ESP was given to ESP instructors. They were asked to fill in the questionnaire and rank strategies for effective ESP education. Sec...

An Investigation into the Level of Reflection and Barriers to EFL Teachers’ Reflective Practice

The present study aimed at investigating English as a foreign language (EFL) teachers’ level of reflection and the barriers to their reflection. To do so, based on an experimental research method, 98 EFL teachers were recruited and the English language teacher reflection inventory (ELTRI) was distributed among them. To consolidate the findings of the inventory, 20 volunteers from the same pool were interviewed. As the next phase of the study, to investigate the barriers to the teachers...

Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Market Women at Takoradi Market Circle Towards Waste Management

ABSTRACT Effective management of waste has globally been a challenge, especially in most developing countries. With a rapid increase in population growth, urbanization, industrialization and change in consumers‟ pattern of living, waste generation has increased over time with limited resources of most governments to adequately manage such waste effectively. The effects are that waste are left uncollected and not properly disposed of which could breed an outbreak of diseases. The study thus...

The Mediating Effect of Knowledge Sharing in the Relationship Between Factors Affecting Knowledge Sharing and Reflective Thinking: The Case of English literature students during the COVID‑19

The COVID-19 pandemic has had serious implications on educational systems worldwide and, hence, online courses have been organized. It is expected that the use of online learning in higher education promote knowledge sharing among students and the sharing of knowledge result in the improvement of reflective thinking among them. As such, we examined the knowledge sharing behavior among the undergraduate students in online learning English literature courses, the student’ perceptions to...

Post Covid-19 Crisis: Effects and Transformation of Tertiary Education System in Nigeria

Abstract Covid-19 pandemic has caused education disruptions and prolonged school closures all around the world, which affected about 95% of the world’s student population. This paper holistically looks into post COVID-19 crisis: Effects and Transformation of Tertiary Education System in Nigeria. Concept of tertiary institutions was x-rayed and some of the factors that may affect closure of schools were highlighted. They are: Student dropout, unplanned pregnancy and Academic setback. Post CO...

Post Covid -19 Crisis: Effects and Transformation of Tertiary Education System in Nigeria

Abstract:  Covid-19 pandemic has caused education disruptions and prolonged school closures all around the world, which affected about 95% of the world’s student population. This paper holistically looks into post COVID-19 crisis: Effects and Transformation of Tertiary Education System in Nigeria. Concept of tertiary institutions was x-rayed and some of the factors that may affect closure of schools were highlighted. They are: Student dropo...

Assessment of Personnel Management Skills Among Private School Owners in Ifako Ijaye Local Government Area of Lagos State

TABLE OF CONTENTS Title Page                                                                                                                   i Certification                                                                                                               ii ...

Web Questing in TEFL Courses: What Factors Deter the Students' Information-seeking Behavior?

The survival and the continuity of an organization’s operations depend upon the use of information. As such, investigating the Webquesting behavior of university students in general and TEFL (Teaching English as a foreign language) students in particular during the Covid 19 seems essential. Since information-seeking behavior can be influenced by  various factors we aimed to explore the attitude of TEFL students  towards webquesting.  In the next phase of the study, we sought the bar...


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