Research Papers/Topics in Education/Arts & Social Sciences

EFFECT OF CLASS SIZE ON STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN SENIOR PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN GWAGWALADA AREA COUNCIL, FCT, ABUJA.

ABSTRACTThis research was carried out to investigate the effect of class-size on students’ academic performance in senior public secondary schools in Gwagwalada area council, FCT, Abuja. The research methodology used for this research is the descriptive survey research design. The data collected from the questionnaire was analyzed based on the research questions of the study with explanations following immediately. It was discovered that large class-size leads to poor performance of the stu...

SOCIAL CLASS AND IDENTITY IN CHINUA ACHEBE’S THINGS FALL APART AND NO’VIOLET BULAWAYO WE NEED NEW NAMES

ABSTRACTSocial class and identity are two vital concepts that determine the personality and social relationship of individuals. As such, both concepts define the way people relate within their society. Chinua Achebe and No’violet Bulawayo in their text Things Fall Apart (1958) and We Need New Names (2014) respectively showed how social class creates certain identities through some notable characters in the two texts. This research however exposed how class stratification and identity define...

EFFECT OF EARLY MARRIAGE AND ITS IMPLICATION ON GIRL CHILD EDUCATION IN BADE EMIRATE. YOBE STATE, NIGERIA

The Effect of Early Marriage and its Implications on Girl Child Education has been studied in Bade Emirate council which includes Bade and Jakusko Local Government Areas. An opinion survey research design was used in which a total of one hundred (100) respondents were randomly sampled (50 from each LGA). These consist of married and unmarried males and females aged between 14-25 years. A validated questionnaire was used as an instrument of data collection. The questionnaire is divided i...

DELEGATION AND JOB SATISFACTION OF EMPLOYEES: A CASE STUDY OF ST.HENRY’S COLLEGE MBALWA-NAMUGONGO

The study sought to investigate “Delegation and Job satisfaction of Employees: A case study of St. Henry’s College School Mbalwa-Namugongo. It was guide by specific objectives of; to examine the influence of teachers’ involvement in decision making and their job satisfaction, to examine the influence of autonomy of teachers and their job satisfaction, to find out the influence of authority of teachers and their job satisfaction, to establish the influence of assignment of responsi...

THE INFLUENCE OF PARENTAL ATTITUDE ON PUPILS’ SCHOOL READINESS OF BARIGA COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT AREA OF LAGOS STATE CONSTITUENCY

ABSTRACT This study looked at the influence of parental attitude on pupils’ school readiness of Bariga Council Development Area of Lagos State Constituency. The specific objectives are to examine the demographic profile of parents in this study, to investigate forms of parental attitudes and their effects on the child readiness, to assess various forms of parental involvement on children’s school readiness, to determine whether or not the number of children in the family ...

Women and Community Development In Rural Africa: Deconstructing Dominant Narratives

Although women’s critical roles in rural community development in Africa is undisputed, its recent discursive appeal in development policy raises questions regarding the ways in which the women living in rural contexts have been mis/understood, mis/appropriated and marginalized. Arguing that two narratives emerge: rural women as victims and rural women as agents of change, this chapter examines the ways in which African women’s experience in rural community development has been framed to ...

ETHNICITY AND POLITICAL VIOLENCE IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study is to examine Jos, the Plateau State capital, has remind the same for over a century. The study set out to assist the case of ethnic groups, specially the Broom, Anaguta, and Afizere and Hausa/Fulani, laying claim to pre-eminence over one another. The chapter one deals with the background to the study down to the definition of terms, chapter two deal  with  the  conceptual/theoretical  framework,  this  chapter  presen...

ASSESSMENT OF THE INFLUENCE OF CONFLICT RESOLUTION ON THE PERFORMANCE OF AN ORGANIZATION: A CASE STUDY OF EDO STATE CIVIL SERVICE

This research work highlights the result of a research carried out to assessment of the influence of conflict resolution on the performance of an organization: a case study of Edo State civil service. A substantial aspect of the study involved collecting data through the instrumentation of questionnaires. The data collected were classified, analyzed and the percentages of the findings presented in a table. The hypothesis was then statistically tested with chi-square in which the calcul...

THE ROLE OF OFO IN PRE-COLONIAL IGBO

Traditional Igbo political system is rooted in the very structure of Igbo society itself which exhibited democratic orientations, individualistic achievement, motivation, egalitarian tendencies and lack of hierarchical centralisation. With all, these the system has a high degree of coherence beneath the apparent anarchy and a  high degree of solidarity and stability beneath the apparent picture of compartmentalizion. The Igbo socio-political system like other pre-colonial societie...

Problem of Teaching Practical Skills in Building Construction in Government Technical and Vocational colleges in Bauchi State

ABSTRACTThe study was carried out to determine problems of teaching practical skills in building construction in vocational and technical colleges in Bauchi State. Survey research design was used for the study, the population for the study comprised both teachers and students from seven technical colleges in Bauchi State. A total of 285 respondents (30 teachers and 255 students) were used for the study. A Structure questionnaire was used as instruments for data collection, three research ques...

Repetition and Dropout Rates in Public Secondary Schools in Atiba Local Government area of Oyo State

Repetition and dropout is like a canker worm that has eaten deep into the fabric of our educational system. Over the years, educational planners, school administrators and educational agencies are concerned about how to reduce this state of educational system inefficiency. This research work determined repetition and dropout rates in public secondary schools in Atiba local government area. Descriptive research design was used and eight out of sixteen public secondary schools in the local gove...

Boko haram and Development of Northeast Nigeria (Focus on Yobe State)

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 Background to the StudyConflict is very often, the result of the interaction of political, economic and social instability,frequently   stemming   from   bad   governance,   failed   economic   policies   and   inappropriatedevelopment programmes which have exacerbated ethnic or religious difference (EC, 1996). The upsurge of terrorism engineered by Boko Haram poses grave secur...

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF AFFIXATION PROCESSES IN SWAHILI AND HAUSA LANGUAGES

Topic: A Comparative Study of Affixation Processes in Swahili and Hausa Languages,  is a research project compiled by Usamatu Suleiman Maiyama a student from Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto, Nigeria.The research is at aiming to findout the possible distinctions,  relationship and similarities there present in both languages (Swahili and Hausa) which are the Major languages in Africa. 

THE IMPACT OF STAFF DISCIPLINE AND CONTROL IN AN ORGANIZATION: A STUDY OF ENUGU STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

ABSTRACT   x Discipline  and  control  are  essential  management  principles  that  could  be  used  as  tools  to enhance  staff  compliance  to  work  standard,  rules  and  regulations  in  order  to  achieve organizational  goals.  Recent  studies  on  the  causes  of  inefficiency,  laxity  and  eye-...

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