Research Papers/Topics in Arts and Social Sciences Education

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...

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...

Evaluating Impact of the Quality Learning Environment Model Implemented by Save the Children to Hwange District Rural Primary Schools in Matabeleland, Zimbabwe to Promote Quality Education

Evaluating the impact of Quality Learning Environment Model implemented by SAVE the Children to Hwange District rural primary schools in Matabeleland North Province to promote quality education.Abstract:The study sought to evaluate the impact of the Quality Learning Environment Model implemented by Save the Children to  selected rural primary impact schools in Hwange District in Matabeleland North Province in Zimbabwe as a way of creating a quality learning environment and improving the qual...

The Role of Microfinance in Funding Small & Medium Enterprises: Harekello Town of Goro Dolla District in Focus, Ethiopia

This study examines the role of the Microfinance on funding of the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Gorodola Harakallo town. The study also exploring the role of microfinance institutions on small and medium enterprise as well as the extent to which the small business have benefited from the credits scheme of microfinance institution. The specific objectives of this study were as follows; to determine at what extent role of microfinance lead to increase the volume of gross sales of part...

The Role of Multiple Literacies in Developing Interdisciplinary Research

The classification of knowledge into different disciplines is not to distinct knowledge of one domain from theother as these are the parts of a whole but to make it easy, and to provide space for development andpromotion of knowledge. Interdisciplinary research provides the opportunity to study different domains ofknowledge from single perspective so that to reach to an eclectic picture of the phenomenon. Results showedthat interdisciplinary research contributes a lot in promoting interdiscip...

The Interplay between Gender and Student Classroom Participation A Case Study of University Of Swat

A number of research studies have found differences between male and female students’ classroom participation. Some researchers link these differences to students’ gender, asserting that female students’ low participation is the result of male students’ active classroom participation. The purpose of this qualitative case study was to explore differences between students’ gender and their classroom participation and to investigate the ways through which students gender manifest itsel...

The Impact of the Indian Movie Three Idiots (2009) on Attitudes to Education

Developments in technology can support the generation of tools to enhance teaching and learning. In a digital world, teaching without technology is now considered incomplete. Film is one of the most effective tools used for propagating ideas and engaging people in reflections on events and philosophies of life. Films are therefore an influential channel for student learning. Students enjoy watching films, imitating movie characters and can learn languages and scientif...

The Effects of E-Reading and Printed Document Reading on Students’ Comprehension and Retention Power

The study attempted to measure the effects of e-reading (reading from the screen of a laptop, tablet or otherelectronic display) and printed documents reading. Objectives of the study were to measure the effects of ereadingmaterials on students’ comprehension and their retention power, to investigate the effects oftraditional printed documents reading on students’ comprehension and their retention power and measure thedifferences between the effects of both types of readings (printed and ...

The Effects of Authentic Pedagogical Practices on Students' Educational Performance and Retention Power

In-practice traditional lecture, discussion and assignments based pedagogical practices play its role in students’ learning and retention power. The current study intends to investigate whether authentic pedagogical practices are more effective in terms of enhancing students’ educational performances and retention power or the traditional pedagogical practices. Therefore, this study focused on investigating the effects of authentic and traditional pedagogical practices on students’ educ...

Test Anxiety: Gender and Academic Achievements of University Students

Objectives: To investigate undergraduate students’ test anxiety level; to measure the correlation between undergraduate students test anxiety with their academic achievement; and to measure the correlation of undergraduate students’ test anxiety from the perspective of their gender. Methodology: Students of eight departments at University of Swat constituted the study sample. Among these, 126 undergraduate level students were selected through simple random sa...

A Study to Investigate the Relationship Between Self-Esteem and Moral Judgement

The current research was undertaken to investigate the relationship between self-esteem and Moral Judgment among students. The study sample consisted of 81 students and the datawere collected from 3 different schools (i.e. Asif Public School, House of Secondary Education and Al-Ameen Public School Rawalpindi). The sample consisted of students of ages 13 to 18 years. Self-esteem Scale of Raffia(1999), comprising 29 items, was used to measure self-esteem while the Urdu versi...

The Effectiveness of scientific attitude toward Physics teaching through Inquiry Method Verses Traditional Teaching Lecture Method of female students at Secondary School Level in Pakistan

This study was designed to find the comparative effects of scientific attitude toward Physic offemales’ students of Grade 9 teaching Physics through inquiry teaching method andtraditional lecture method teaching. The objectives of the study was (a ) to compare thescientific attitude toward physics Grade 9 of female students teaching Physics throughinquiry teaching method (ITM) and traditional teaching lecture method (TTLM).one hundredand twenty (120) sciences females students of grade 9, fr...

Relationship of learning styles and academic performance of secondary school students

Objectives: To identify the learning styles of secondary school students and to find out the relationship of these learning styles with their academic achievement. Methodology: The population of the study comprised of all tenth grade male and female students of public sector schools of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, Pakistan. A total of 745 students were randomly selected from 12 schools by applying simple random sampling technique. Results: The major findings of the study were that male students ...


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