Research Papers/Topics in Arts and Social Sciences Education

The Effectiveness of Group Work in Teaching and Learning ~Thematics in The Selected Secondary Schools in Mombasa Island Mombasa District, Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of group work in teaching and learning mathematics in the selected secondary schools in Mombassa island Mombassa District, Kenya Specific Objectives of the study were: find out the school related factors that hinder the implementation of group work in secondary schools, find out the different forms of group work in secondary schools, and find out what the attitudes of students towards group work in secondary schools. The ...

Gender and Academic Performance of Students in Mathematics Within Selected Secondary Schools in Moyale District, Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to investigate the level of gender and academic performance of mathematics in selected secondary schools of the Moyale District. The specific objectives of the study were to investigate some factors responsible for the negative attitudes toward the studying mathematics by female students. The methods used for data collection were questionnaires to gather information on the attitudes of female students. The findings revealed that the attitudes of girls t...

Communicative Language Needs of Engineering Students in Nigerian Universities: Implication for Curriculum Development

ABSTRACT This work is titled "Communicative Language Needs of Nigerian Engineering Students: Implication for Curriculum Development. It was carried out in order to have an insight into the English programme offered to Engineering students of Nigerian universities. The study sets out among other things, to determine the communicative language needs of Nigerian Engineering students in listening, reading, speaking and writing skills, · to determine the position of English for Specific Purposes...

FACTOR AFFECTING THE PERFORMANCE OF LOCAL NON- GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION IN AMHARA REGIONAL STATE: THE CASE OF SOUTH WOLLO ZONE

ABSTRACTSThe LNGOs sector in Ethiopia has made enormous contributions to the development process. LNGOs are in all development sectors of the economy providing basic services that include education, economic employment, environment, and natural resource conservation, agriculture, health, training and credit facilities, technical co-operation, training, and awareness. However, some problems reveal a clear gap between the values that LNGOs espouse and what actually happ...

Parents Socio-democratic Factors that Act as Career Choice Conflict in Yenagoa

This study investigated the extent to which parents' socio-demographic factors such as age, educational qualification, type of education and socio-economic status influenced career choice conflict of senior secondary School students in Yenagoa local government area of Bayelsa State. To guide the study, four research questions were posed and four null hypotheses formulated. Ex- post facto research design was adopted for the study. The population for the study consists of 10,913 senior secondar...

The Causes and Effect of Drug Abuse Among Adolescents in Selected Secondary Schools (A Case Study of Patigi Local Government Area Of Kwara State)

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Prevalence and Management of Delinquency Among Secondary School Students in Ilorin Metropolis, Nigeria

CHAPTER ONE 1.1     BACKGROUND TO THE STUDYIt is a general belief that the standard of discipline has fallen greatly in Nigeria Educational Institutions especially in secondary school. Once find this type of complaints published in some of Nigerian daily Newspapers and some have been made know either in Public lectures or on the air (Radio and Television Set) such pronouncement or lecturers and publications house put the blame on students’ delinquencies or this be...

The Effect of Truancy on the Academic Performance of Senior Secondary School Students in Ogbomoso South, Oyo State

ABSTRACT The purpose of this research is to find out the causes of truancy among senior secondary students; its implication on academic performance of the students and the role of counselling in eradicating it. The study is limited to three secondary schools in Ogomoso south in Oyo state. Personal interview as conducted with teachers and students. About 150 students and 15 teachers were interviewed. Five hypotheses are stated in this research two of them are rejected while three are ac...

Quality Control and Student Academic Performance

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTIONBackground of the study          Education is a universal phenomenon which allows all human societies to develop to prerequisite knowledge, experience and skills for their preservation and growth. It is a tool for imparting knowledge, a process by which an individual acquire the physical, social, intellectual and moral capabilities required to function effectively and become useful member of his/ her society. It is instrument...

Attitude Of Senior Secondary School Teachers Towards Education Field Trip In Biology In Ilorin Metropolis

ABSTRACTThe study investigated the attitude of senior secondary school teachers towards education field trip on biology in Ilorin metropolis. The researcher used simple random sampling techniques thirty schools were randomly selected as research subject. A questionnaire tagged,” school based attitude of senior secondary school teacher towards educational field trip” was one of the instruments used to gather information from the respondents. A series of interviews with 30 secondary school ...

Strategies for Leaders to Break Down Organisational Communication Barriers

Table of ContentAbstractIntroductionKinds of Barriers to Effective CommunicationBarriers to Effective Communication inside an Organization andProcedures for overcoming themPsychological Barriers to Effective CommunicationOvercoming Communication BarriersDiscussion and SummaryReferences Abstract Communication is a very frequent thought in daily existence and takes area in each setting, organization, location or a p...

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...

AN EXAMINATION OF THE AVAILABILITY AND UTILIZATION OF AUDIO-VISUAL MATERIALS IN TEACHING SOCIAL STUDIES IN UPPER BASIC SCHOOLS IN UDI EDUCATION ZONE, ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA

AbstractThis study is on the availability and utilization of audio-visual materials in teaching social studies in upper basic schools in Udi education zone, Enugu state, Nigeria. The specific of objectives were to determine the available audio- visual materials for teaching social studies and to find out the extent to which teachers utilize audio- visual materials in teaching social studies. The researcher adopted descriptive survey research design for the study, while the study area was Udi ...

Challenges and Solutions in the Utilization of Audiovisual Materials in Teaching Social Studies in Upper Basic Schools in Udi Education Zone, Enugu State, Nigeria

AbstractThis study examined the challenges and possible solution to the utilization of audio-visual materials in teaching social studies in upper basic schools in Udi education zone, Enugu state, Nigeria. The specific of objectives were to identify the challenges in utilizing audio- visual materials in teaching Social Studies and ascertain the possible solutions to the challenges of utilizing audio- visual materials in teaching social studies. The researcher adopted descriptive survey researc...


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