Research Papers/Topics in Art Education

Decline and Revival of Classical Mythology

The word "muthos or mythos" which means word, speech, tale, or story; essentially a myth is a story, a myth might be a story that narrated orally but usually it is eventually given a written form. A myth also might be told by means of no word at all e.g. painting, sculpture, music, dance and mime or by a combination of various media as in case of drama, song, opera, and movies; however a definition that is widely agreed upon is that myth is a traditional story. TABLE OF CONTENTSPAGESCERTIF...

Community Conflicts In Arid An]) Semi- Arid Lands (Asals): A Case Study Of Mwingi District In Kenya

ABSTRACT According to the tenets of the three pillars of Vision 2030, the Kenya’s blue print for economic development, the social pillar envisages to build a just and cohesive society with social equity in a clean and secure environment. (Vision 2030, 2007:1). The vision is bound to operationalize the necessary policy, legal and institutional framework around security, peace building and conflict management for national and inter-community dialogue in order to build harmony among ethnic, ra...

Conflict Resolution Strategies of Educators in Selected Primary Schools in Dugo Location, Bute Division, Wajir North District Kenya

ABSTRACT This study examines the conflict resolution strategies of educators in selected primary schools in Dugo location, Bute division. Relevant literature was reviewed based on the study objectives; to determine the profile of respondents affected by conflicts in schools, types and causes of conflicts that exists in the primary education system, strategies administrators used in primary schools to manage and resolve conflicts in the superior — subordinate relationships and the effects of...

School Environment and Students’ Indiscipline in Secondary Schools in Nyamagana District, Tanzania

ABSTRACT The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between secondary schools environment and students’ indiscipline in secondary schools in Nyamagana district, Tanzania. The objectives were to examine the school environment in secondary schools in Nyamagana district, Tanzania; to assess the level of the students’ indiscipline in secondary schools in Nyamagana district, Tanzania; and to establish the relationships between school environment and students’ indiscipline in s...

Assessment of Senior Secondary School Students Conceptual Understanding of Force and Motion.

ABSTRACT This project work was based on the assessment of senior secondary school students’ conceptual understanding of force and motion. Four researcher questions and two null hypotheses guided the study. Two research designs were adopted for the study namely: descriptive survey and Ex-post facto designs. Two hundred and twenty two senior secondary two (SS2) physics students in seven intact classes from six senior secondary schools that were purposively sampled from the area of study const...

Influence of Cultural Background on Student Interpersonal Relationship

ABSTRACT This study investigated influence of cultural background on students interpersonal relationship in Federal Colleges of Education in South-east geopolitical zone. Four research questions and four null hypothesis guided the study. A 24 item researcher developed questionnaire were administered to 1,875 students of Federal College of Education in the South-east geopolitical zone. The data collected were analyzed using mean scores and standard deviation while t-test statistics were used t...

Influence of E-Banking On Customer Services in Yobe State as Perceived by Bank Customer

Abstract The study was designed to determine the influence of e banking on customer services in Yobe state as perceived by bank customers. The specific purpose of the study were (1) to determine the extent commercial banks utilize e banking to influence customer services (2) the extent e banking influence the quality of customer service (3) the extent e banking influence customer patronage (4) the extent e banking influence customer satisfaction (5) the extent customer benefit from e banking ...

Influence of Student Participation in Chemistry Classroom Environment on Their Attitude to Chemistry

ABSTRACT Students perform very poorly in Chemistry in the last few decades, many reasons have been induced to explain these poor performances. Attitudes of chemistry students are correlated to their achievement. Attitudes can be influenced by the learning environment. Therefore, the study examined how students’ perceptions of Chemistry classroom environment influence their achievement and attitudes in Chemistry. The population of the study comprised all the SSII Chemistry students in Senior...

Mathematics Teachers Competence in the Use of Information and Communication Technology in Classroom

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the Study Mathematics education is one of the most important things in our life. It cuts across all spheres of our lives due to its usage and importance. Its importance goes a long way as it is one of the core compulsory subjects of the junior and senior secondary school curricula (Federal Republic of Nigeria (FRN), 2004). The importance of mathematics in the curricula reflects accurately the recognition of the vital role it plays in contemporary society...

The Relationship Between Student Achievement in The Theoretical and Practical Aspects in School

Abstract In this study an attempt was made to compare and find the relationship between students’ achievement in theoretical and practical aspects of Mock Senior School Certificate Examinations in Chemistry. The study adopted a correlational research design which specifically, compared recorded scores of students in theoretical and practical aspects of chemistry MOCK Examination of 2007-2009 academic sessions. Five research questions and five hypotheses guided the study. A total of 1200 SS3...

Development of Library Period Program for Teaching Information Literary Skill in Primary School

ABSTRACT This study aimed at developing library period programme for teaching information literacy skills. In the study, library period programme (LPP) such as Library instruction, Story hour and project work were the independent variables. The dependent variables were literacy and communication skills, library use skills and critical thinking skills, all parts of information literacy skills. The study was an instrumentation research in which experiment was used to test effect of the develope...

Effect of Class Size On Secondary School Student Performance in Essay Writing in English

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study: The English Language is the Language Nigerians inherited from the British. Azikiwe (1998) pointed out that the English Language was introduced in 1842 by the first batch of missionaries who arrived in Badagry for education and evangelization. In order to bridge ethno-linguistic barrier .the colonialists implanted the English Language in Nigeria. Today, it is absolutely an essential medium of interraction amongst the different ethnic groups in ...

Effect of Integrative Language Teaching Approach On Secondary School Students' Achievement and Interest in English Grammar

ABSTRACT The study was designed to empirically investigate the effect of Integrative Language Teaching Approach (ILTA) on secondary school students’ achievement and interest in English grammar. It also determined the influence of gender and location on students’ achievement and interest in English grammar. The achievement and interest of students taught with ILTA were compared with those of students taught with the Form Based Approach (FBA). Ten research questions and ten hypotheses guid...

Effect of Project-Based Method On Student Achievement in Government Curriculum in Secondary School

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study Government means different things to different people in different situations. Some people may see government as a process; some may see it as an institution and some others may see it as a subject. Government as a process implies the complex networking of systems for purposes of rule making, rule implementation and rule adjudication (Obianyo, 2002). This in a simple parlance means the actual State administration. In this definition, people see...

Effect of Slide Game on Student Achievement and Internet in Algebra Concept

ABSTRACT The performances of students in mathematics, especially in external examinations like West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE/SSCE) and National Examination Council (NECO) have continued to deteriorate year by year. The conventional method used in teaching in our schools seems not to yield any positive results, and how to solve the problem has becomes a source of worry to mathematics educators. The nature of mathematics demands that it should be taught using activi...


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