Basic Education Research Papers/Topics

Learning Environment as a Predictor of Pupils Academic Performance in Ado-Odo Otta Ogun State

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

Investigate the Effects of Geography Field-Trip Teaching Strategy on the Academic Performances of Senior Secondary School Geography Students

CHAPTER ONE                           INTRODUCTION   1.1 Background to the Study Geography according to Majasan, (1995) is the dynamic science that describes the earth as the home of man and the stage on which he carves permanent features to aid his growth and development.. Therefore it is a subject in senior secondary school that enlightens the students about their environment and the spatial interaction at large. Geography is offered at the senior secondary scho...

Comprehensive Design Proposal and Construction Management Expertise for the Academic Library.

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1    Background of the Study:  A libraryis an organized collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing. It provides physical or digital access to material, and may be a physical building or room, or a virtual space, or both. The term library has itself acquired a secondary meaning; a collection of useful material for common use, and in this sense is used in fields such as computer ...

The Untold Stories of the Bullies: The Other Side of the Coin

NAME            :           JOHN B. VISILLAS TITLE            :           UNTOLD STORIES OF THE BULLIES: THE OTHER SIDE                                     OF THE COIN ABSTRACT             Bullying has been an issue worldwide and was considered as serious problem in schools.  Number of literatures and studies had been conducted (Steven 2006; Hoover 2005; Gibson 2011 and Rafferty, 2011) but most of t...

Teachers’ Perception of Some Techniques of Handling Students’ Disciplinary Problems in Selected Secondary Schools In Ilorin Metropolis

ABSTRACT          The study investigated Teacher’s Perception of Techniques for Handling Disciplinary Problems in Ilorin Metropolis. It also sought to compare the respondents by sex, experience, educational qualification and location of the schools.          The instrument used in carrying out the research work was checked by some lecturers in the National Teacher’s Institute of which the instrument yielded 0.69. The data collected were analysed using chi-square and Pear...

Gender Difference in Students’ Academic Performance in Chemistry in Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin

ABSTRACT          The research was conducted to investigate sex difference in students’ academic performance in chemistry in Kwara State College of Education, Ilorin. The sample comprises of the results of students of Colleges of Education Ilorin from 2004 – 2009 academic session. These results were used to find the percentages differences in their distinction, credit, merit, pass. It was observed that the male students performed better in the first two academic sessions while th...

Relationship Between Secondary School Students Parental Background and Performance in English Language in Ilorin Metropolis

ABSTRACT The study investigates the relationship between secondary school students’ parental background and performance in English Language in Ilorin Metropolis. Data were collected from 200 randomly selected through relationship between parental background and students’ performance in English questionnaire. Data collected were analysed through frequency counts, percentage Pearson correlation and t-test. The result revealed that there was no significant relationship between parental bac...

Prospects and Problems of Integrated Science as a Basic for Studying Science in Senior Secondary School in Ilorin Town

TABLE OF CONTENTS Title Page                                                                                i Approval Page                                                                         ii Dedication                                                                     �...

Influence of School Population on Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in Ilorin West Local Government Area Of Kwara State

ABSTRACT           The purpose of this study was to investigate influence of school population on academic performance of secondary school student in Ilorin West metropolis. 90 students and 6 teachers were randomly selected from schools that were selected while questionnaire was administered to solicit for information. Research hypotheses were formulated and tested using x2 value method. The findings of the study indicated that there is significant relationship between school popul...

Influence of Gender and Environment on Students’ Vocational Choice in Secondary Schools in Ilorin

ABSTRACT The study investigated the influence Gender and Environment on students’ vocational choice in Secondary School in Ilorin. Data were collected from two hundred randomly selected students through Influence Gender and Environment on Students Vocational Choice Questionnaire (FGAEOSVCQ). Data collected were analysed using frequency counts, percentage and t-test. The results indicated that there were no significant differences in the factors influence vocational choice of male and fem...

English Language in Nigeria, Effects of Problem Solving Method in Academic Performance in English Language in Primary Schools In Oke Ero LGA, Kwara State.

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the Study Problem solving permeates every comer of human activity and is a common denominator of widely disparate fields such as the sciences; law; education; business; sports; medicine, industry; literature ; and as if there weren’t enough problem solving activity in our professional and vocational lives, many form of recreation. Human, apes, and many other mammals are curious types who, for reason seemingly related to survive, seek stimulation an...

The Effect of Unwanted Pregnancy's on Secondary School Female Student’s Education in Ilorin West Local Government Area.Kwara State

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the Study Education is central to the development of young people as it prepares them for the world of work and life. As young people spend longer periods in education, as part of the natural course of development, sexual experimentation and maturity is increasingly coinciding with secondary schooling (Panday, Makiwane, Ranchod & Letsoalo, 2009:5). For many teenagers it remains at the level of experimentation, and if sex occurs, indications are that s...

Influence of Truancy on Academic Performance of Primary Schools Pupils in Ilorin East Local Government

ABSTRACT The study investigated the influence of truancy on the academic performance of primary pupils in Ilorin East Local Government Area of Kwara State. Two hundred pupils were purposively selected from collected 20 primary schools through the influence of truancy on academic performance question more data was analysed using frequency counts, percentage, t-test and ANOVA statistics. The results indicated that truancy has negative influence on the academic performance of male and female yo...

Examination Malpractice and Teacher's Productivity

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1     Background of the Study  Examination is an important aspect of the education process. This is the stage at which the learner’s knowledge, skills, ability and competencies are assessed, and judgment made about such performance. The outcome of such judgment is used for diagnosing as well as replacement of students. Beating the due process of examination leads to malpractices.           The trend in examination malpractice according to Onuka (2...

Problems of Indiscipline Among Secondary School Students in Ilorin West Local Government Area, Kwara State

ABSTRACT          The aim of the study is to find out some of the courses of indiscipline among secondary school students in some selected schools in Ilorin West Local Government, Kwara State.          Eight schools were selected and 100 respondents both male and female were randomly chosen as sample for the work. The research design was descriptive survey. The instrument of the study was Questionnaire.          It was discovered among others, that home background, s...


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