Research Papers/Topics in Arts and Social Sciences Education

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 ...

ABSENCE OF MORAL INSTRUCTION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND ITS PERCEIVED EFFECTS ON ADOLESCENTS ADDICTION TO DRUGS

  ABSTRACTThe incessant increase in the rate of crime, hooliganism, cultism and other anti-social behaviours in the society led to this research work. A number of field work have been carried out and solutions preferred but not much efforts have been made by the family, the school and the government in this aspects. This study is an attempt to investigate absence of moral instructions in public schools and its effects on adolescents to drugs. Youths are the country’s asset ...

Influence of Drug Abuse on The Academic Performance of Secondary School Student in Enugu North Local Government Area in Enugu State

Abstract  This study investigated and found the influence of drug abuse on the academic performance of secondary school students. The purpose of the study was to find out how drug abuse has influenced the academic performance of secondary school students.  The study adopted a descriptive survey design in which three research questions were posed. The population of the study was 1000 while the sample size of 200 was selected randomly out of the total population of Government secondar...

Factors Affecting the Implementation of Universal Basic Education in Bauchi Local Government Area

The idea of universal education was first noted in 1955 when the universal Primary education scheme was inaugurated by the government of western Nigeria. The Eastern Nigeria government launched its own universal primary education in 1957. In Northern Nigeria education was provided free by government in a bid to make children attend school (Adeyemi, 2007). Thus, at its onset, the universal primary education scheme had been taken by regional government. There was no Federal government in...

Examining the Educational Access and Opportunity for Special Needs Students

AbstractThe study, examining educational access and opportunity for special needs students, a case study of a school for special need Birnin Kebbi was necessitated by worrisome statistics that abound about the physically challenged and the researcher’s personal experiences that disabled people hardly find a voice or position in the society and if any, only few in a thousand or even in a million. The study was aimed at examining educational access available to special need students in school...

The Influence of Western Television Programmes (WTP) On the Cultural Values of Nigerian Youths

ABSTRACTAn attempt at knowing the influence of Western Television Programmes (WTP) on the cultural values of Nigeria youth accounts for the present study. To embark on this study, the descriptive research design of the survey type was adopted. A sample size of 100 respondents was drawn from the selected youths in Ijebu-Ode Local Government, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun-State, Nigeria using the random sampling technique. One instrument was used for the present study. The instrument was a self des...

Depression and Stress as Determinants of Academic Underachievement of High Ability Learners

ABSTRACTAcademic achievement of learners is an important indicator of the academic success in school. However, some high-ability learners who show great academic potential fail to perform at a level commensurate with their previously displayed abilities. Meanwhile, it has been largely discovered that these discrepancies resulted from some affective and psychological factors. Depression and Stress are linked to lower academic performance. It is proposed that academic performance is reduced in ...

EVALUATION OF PRIVATE SECURITY COMPANIES IN CRIME PREVENTION AND CONTROL IN KADUNA METROPOLIS

ABSTRACTPrivate Security Company provides complementary security services to members of the society. This study assessed the performance of Private Security Company (PSC) in crime prevention and control in Kaduna Metropolis. The objectives of the study were; to assess the level of performance of PSC in crime prevention and control, investigate factors militating against effective performance of PSC, identify areas for improvement to enhance PSC performance and make recommendations that would ...

STUDENT-TEACHER PERCEPTION ON THE RELEVANCE OF TEACHING PRACTICE EXERCISE ON BACHELOR OF EDUCATION (B.ED) PROGRAMME: A CASE STUDY OF THEUNIVERSITY OF BENI

AbstractTiis stu dy was carried out to examine Student Teachers Perception of the relevance of teaching practice exercise in the Bachelor of Education Programme; A case study of University Benin . The research adopts descriptive research survey , f ive research questions were formulated and 150 questionaire were administered to 300level and 400level students of the Faculty of Education who had completed their teaching practice exercise for the 2016/2017 academic session .An analysis of the re...

Assessment of Educational Facilities on lecturers performance

           ABSTRACTThe study was designed to access the office facilities on lecturers performance in School of Science and Technology Education, Federal University of Technology Minna. The population consist of 50 lecturers and 4 administrators. Teaching and non-teaching staff in School of Science and Technology Education was assessed. Structure questionnaire was used as instruments for data collection. Three research questions and two null hypotheses were formu...


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