Research Papers/Topics in Arts And Social Sciences Education

Effects Of Constructivist Teaching Approach On Students’ Achievement And Attitude Towards Secondary School Chemistry In Baringo North District, Kenya

ABSTRACTChemistry teaching and learning is important in any society because it is one of the key subject in the socio-economic development of the society. It is offered in the secondary school curriculum and examined at Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Examinations. It helps learners to acquire knowledge of facts, principles and events of nature, enabling them to live intelligent and efficient lives in the modern society. Despite its usefulness, the students’ performance in C...

Effects Of Teams - Games - Tournaments Cooperative Learning Strategy On Students’ Mathematics Achievement, Self- Concept And Perception Of Learning Environment In Public Secondary Schools In

ABSTRACTMathematics is an important component of everyday human activities and survival. Despite its significance, learners’ performance in the subject has been dismal. Conventional teaching methods used in class have impacted negatively on learners’ achievement, self-concept and perception of mathematics learning environment. This study sought to investigate the effects of Teams-Games-Tournaments Cooperative Learning Strategy (TGTCLS) on Students’ Mathematics achievement, Self–Concep...

Effects Of Science Process Skills Teaching Approach On Secondary School Students’ Achievement And Self-Concept In Chemistry, Nyando District, Kenya

ABSTRACTScience education is crucial for the understanding of our environment and an essential tool for technological development in any society. Hence nations all over the world continue to ensure that the teaching of science subjects should be done in a manner that enhances the achievement of intended objectives. Science process skills are central to the acquisition of scientific knowledge which is useful in solving problems in our society. In Kenya, students’ achievement in Kenya Certifi...

Evaluting The Effectiveness Of The Skills Acquisition Programmes For School Drop-Outs In Nigeria

ABSTRACT The scourge of out-of-school children is real in Nigeria today. It is a common sight to see school-age children, particularly teenagers, who are supposed to be in school roaming the streets. Some are found outside the school performing one form of economic activity of another. Some have been to school but did not complete their education while some of them have never been to school at all. Some of these out of-school children, especially the school dropouts, claimed to have ...

Performance In Kinematics Using Cooperative Learning Among Secondary School Students In Sabatia Sub-County, Kenya

ABSTRACTPerformance in physics at secondary school level in Sabatia sub-county has shown nosignificant improvement in recent years. Analysis by the Kenya National ExaminationsCouncil indicates that students do poorly in kinematics and this affects their overallperformance in physics. This poor performance has mainly been attributed toconventional methods of teaching physics. It has been observed that schools that performwell emphasize the use of emerging instructional methods such as cooperat...

Classification of factors contributing to high prevalence of occupational accidents at sino zimbabwe cement company.

ABSTRACT The main objective of this study was to investigate the factors contributing to high prevalence of occupational accidents at Sino Zimbabwe Cement Company. Purposive sampling technique was engaged to select the key informants for interviews which included the Finance Manager, SHE officer, Industrial nurse and NSSA factories inspector. The researcher used stratified sampling technique to select 64 respondents for the questionnaires from the target population of 322 employees....

An Investigation Of Small Christian Communities And Evangelizaton In The Catholic Church In Vihiga County, Kenya

ABSTRACTSmall Christian Communities (SCCs) embody fundamental features of the ecclesiology of Vatican II which encourages sharing and participation of all church members. SCCs serve as the family cell of the church where pastoral work begins and moves towards the sub-parishes, parishes and dioceses. As literature indicates, majority of the Christians in Catholic Church are not strongly inclined towards evangelization. This is based on the fact that the Catholic Church is highly dogmatic, sacr...

Effects Of Enhanced Concept Mapping Strategy On The Teaching And Learning Of Upper Basic School Social Studies

ABSTRACTThe poor performance of students in Social studies at the Junior Secondary School Certificate Examination level, which is associated with students poor mastery of the social studies concepts, was the motivation for this study. This study used on innovative strategy of enhanced concept mapping with the use of instructional materials as a frame of reference for effective teaching and learning of social studies. The study was carried out in two phases, the survey and experimental p...

Evaluation Of Basic Nursing Education Programme In Nigeria

ABSTRACT Nursing Education is a humanistic science which focuses on the intellectual development of the learner, compassionate concern for the sick, rehabilitation of the disabled and care for the dying. Hence the goal of nursing education reflects the needs, problems and aspirations of the society. Despite the series of reforms in nursing education, in response to societal needs and challenges, basic nursing education curriculum under investigation has not been evaluated since its intro...

Developing The Grammatical Competence Of Public Primary School Teachers In Lagos State Through School Based In Service Training

ABSTRACT This study set out to assess the level of English Language grammatical proficiency of public primary schoolteachers in Lagos State and the opportunities available to them for continuous professional development in the use of language. It also aimed at providing remedial programme for the teachers in areas of observed deficiency. The study employed descriptive survey and the Pretest-Posttest Control Group Experimental designs. The sample consisted of 575 teachers drawn from s...

An Evaluation Of The Curricula Of Private Islamic Schools In South-West Nigeria: Design Of A New Curriculum

ABSTRACT The need to produce an enriched uniform curriculum with a view to replacing the existing curricula of the private Islamic schools located in the South-west of Nigeria served as the impetus to carry-out this study. In addition, the study came up as a scientific procedure initiative to facilitate the integration of the private Islamic schools as stipulated in the National Policy on Education. Having elaborated on the need in terms of justification, the study took two giant steps, na...

Contribution Of International Organisations In Enhancing Food Security A Case Of World Food Programme In Chamwino District, Dodoma

ABSTRACT This study focused on the contribution of international organizations in enhancing food security: A case of World Food Programme in Chamwino District, Dodoma. The general objective of this study was to assess the contribution of World Food Programme in enhancing Food Security. The study specifically intended to (a) determine various strategies used by World Food Programme to solve food insecurity in Chamwino District, (b) examine how WFP strategies contribute to solving househ...

FllMU AGBELEWO G£GE BI OHUN-ELO IKONI NI A§A ATI LITIRESQ ALOHUN YORUBA: FUMU ARUGBA ATI BA$ORUN GAA GEGE BI AWOTA”

Abstract Amuld ohun-elo ikoni se pataki ninu eto-ikoni niton pe 6 n je ki idanilekoo ni itumo si akekoo ki 6 si ye won ju eyi ti oluko ko 16 won. Wiwo fiimu agbelewo Yoriiba ati sise itupale awon asa ati litireso alohun inu won je ona kan ti oluko le gba ko asa ati litireso alohun. Pupd ninu awon akekoo ode dni ni ko ni imo ti 6 kun lori asa atii litireso alohun Yoruba nitori ko si eko ti 6 peye lori awon koko wonyi ni ile-eko bee ni pupd akekoo ko ka iwe ti a ko lori asa ati litireso alohun ...


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