Basic Education Research Papers/Topics

Causes Of Truancy Among Students as Perceived by Secondary School Teachers in Ilorin Metropolis

ABSTRACT The study investigated the causes of truancy among students as perceived by secondary school teachers in Ilorin Metropolis. Two hundred randomly selected samples responded to the causes of Truancy Questionnaire (COTQ). Data collected were analysed using frequency counts, percentage, t-test and ANOVA Statistics. The results indicated that truancy was viewed as undesirable behaviours that destroys students and education objectives on the comparison, there were no significant differen...

Male and Female Secondary Schools Students Knowledge of Aids in Ilorin South Local Government Area of Kwara State

ABSTRACT This study investigated male and female secondary schools students knowledge of AIDS in Ilorin South Local Government Area of Kwara State. The instrument that was used for the study was a questionnaire tagged, Male and Female Secondary Schools Students knowledge of Aids which was distributed to the students.          Two hundred respondents were randomly selected to participation in the study Data collected were analysed using frequency count percent t-test statistical met...

Attitude of Adolescents Towards Sexual Activities in Selected Secondary Schools in Ilorin East Local Government Area of Kwara State

ABSTRACT         The study investigated the attitude of adolescents towards sexual activities in selected secondary schools in Ilorin East Local Government Area of Kwara State. Data were collected from 200 randomly selected students using survey questionnaire on “Attitude of Adolescents toward Sexual Activities Questionnaire.(AASAQ).” Data collected were analysis using frequency counts, percentage and t-test.          The results indicated that students were influenced b...

Effect of Computer Literacy on the Teaching and Learning of Social Studies in Ilorin Metropolis

ABSTRACT          The project was carried out to examine the Effect of Computer Literacy on the Teaching and Learning of Social Studies in Ilorin Metropolis.          Two hundred respondents were randomly selected from Twenty (20) in Ilorin Metropolises. The data were collected, using questionnaire method. The data collected were analysed using frequency counts percentages and t-test four hypotheses formulated for the study. All the hypotheses were 8 tested at 0.5 alpha leve...

A Critical Analysis of Local Government Revenue Generation and Management in Kwara State (A Case Study of Ilorin South Local Government Area)

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Investigation to the Influence of Instructional Material on Teaching of Biology and Academic Achievement Among Nursing School Student in Ilorin, Kwara State

ABSTRACT         The study examines the influence of instructional managements in teaching of Biology and academic achievement among Nursing School Students in School of Nursing, Ilorin, Kwara State.          The study was carried out in Kwara State School of Nursing, Ilorin with 150 students made up the sampling population randomly selected using stratified random sampling technique, three research questions to collect relevant data for the study which was analyzed using fr...

Corruption and Public Attitude Towards the Nigeria Police Force (A Case Study of Ilorin West Local Government)

ABSTRACT          Nigeria political and economic system has been characterize by series of crisis in which corruption surface to be one of the major challenges. Thus, this project work examined corruption among the Nigeria Police Force and as it affect the entire public attitude. The findings of this work will enhance Nigeria as a state in facing the cankerworm and use every possible solution in combating it. From the research, the questionnaire distributed to the public revealed tha...

Attitudes of Parents Toward Secondary School Education in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State

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Influence of Peer Group on School Going Adolescents in Ilorin East Local Government Area of Kwara State

ABSTRACT          This study investigated the influence of peer group on schools going adolescents in Ilorin East Local Government Area of Kwara State. Four hundred primary schools adolescents were randomly selected to supply information on the research instrument tagged “Influence of Peer Group Schools Going Adolescents Questionnaire (IPGSGAQ)”. Simple percentage was used to analyse the personal information of the respondents while t-test statistical method was employed to test...

Investigate the Influence of Parental Involvement on Students’ Academic Performance in Secondary Schools in Ilorin South Local Government Of Kwara State.

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the Study           Parental involvement, defined as motivated parental attitudes and behaviours intended to influence children’s educational well-being. It is a multidimensional and bi-directional construct (Christenson, 2004; Fantuzzo, Tighe, & Childs, 2000) that has been shown to have clear links with social and academic outcomes for children (Dearing, McCartney, Weiss, Kreider, & Simpkins, 2004; E1 Nokali, Bachman, & Votruba-Drazal, 201...

Impact of Islamic Education on the Primary Pupils Behaviors in Epe Local Goverment Area of Lagos State

INTRODUCTION Background to the Study Education is an enlightened experienced, it is a state attained after through systematic instructions from an higher developed intellectuals. This enlightenment is the knowledge gained from higher brained to a lower brained who put it into practice (Fafunwa,2000). This enlightenment has been defined as life span of a man from cradle to grave. The enlightenment is the knowledge pass onto the lower brained from the higher brained. It(enlightenment) is date...

Proforma on Students' Academic Performance

  INTRODUCTION 1.1       Background to the Study Instructional materials is a term frequently heard and discussed among educational technologists today. Unless clearly defined, the term can alternatively mean the development of computer based hardware and software packages produced on a mass scale and yet allow individualized use and learning. In essence, instructional materials merge multiple levels of learning into an educational tool that allows for diversity in curricula presen...

The Impact of Educational Facilities on Academic Performance of Secondary School Students In View Of Identifying the Factors Militating Against its Comprehensive Utilization in Ilorin South L

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the Study Education, in every human community, is an indispensable instrument for human, empowerment, progress and effective national development. This suggests that a nation that lacks a sound educational culture and philosophy stands the risk of decay whereas a nation that sees to the development of its education is bound to achieve great success. The national policy on education and the latest education reform of the government in area of secondar...

The Effect of the Society’s Belief on Girls’ Child Education in Secondary School in Ilorin West Local Government Area

  CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the Study             Education is the best legacy a nation can give to her citizens especially to the youths. This is because the development of any nation or community depends largely on the quality of education of such nation. It is generally believed that the basis of any true development must commence with the development of human resources.             Girls have had various challenges in order to obtain equal education...

Reading Habits and Academic Performance

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the Study It is axiomatic that few years back a family that produced a school certificate graduate had course to rejoice. This was because the school certificate holder was not easy to come by in those days. The products of the missionary and government schools were better compared to the secondary school learners today. The skills of reading and writing demonstrated then, by secondary school leavers made them essential commodities in the various fiel...


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