Research Papers/Topics in Education/Arts & Social Sciences

REFLECTIVE PRACTICE OF A PHYSICS TEACHER

On 12th June, 2018, I visited Sefwi Wiawso Senior High School in Ghana to observe a physics lesson on the topic “Electrical Circuit” taught by a physics teacher. It was a one hour period lesson. The purpose for observing the lesson was to reflect on an aspect of the lesson that requires special attention and describe how to develop this area to improve my practice. There are different theories and models on reflection of lesson such as; the Kolbs’s Model of Experiential le...

KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDE OF SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS TOWARDS DRUG ABUSE IN IJEBU-NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OGUN STATE

                                                                ABSTRACTThis study was designed to investigate the knowledge and attitude of senior secondary school students towards drug abuse in Ijebu- North Local Government Area of Ogun State. Three hypothesis questions were formulated to guide the study. A survey design was used and the population consists of hundred (100) students from two (2) senior secondary school...

TEACHER AND STUDENT KNOWLEDGE AND DISPOSITION ON FAMILY PLANNING AS A COMPONENT OF SEXUALITY EDUCATION IN SOCIAL STUDIES

                                                            ABSTRACTThis study was designed to investigate the teacher and student knowledge and disposition on family planning as a component of sexuality education in social studies in Ijebu- North Local Government Area of Ogun State. Four hypothesis questions were formulated to guide the study. A survey design was used and the population consists total of twenty (20) junior...

INCOME AND HEALTH NEXUS IN NIGERIA

The project discusses on the Absolute Income Hypothesis, Relative Income Hypothesis, and complex pathways that affect the health both at the aggregate level and the individual level.

Agricultural credit guarantee scheme fund and credit risk management.

ABSTRACTThe Agricultural Credit Guarantee Scheme Fund (ACGSF) was established in 1977 with the aim of enhancing commercial banks’ loans to the agricultural sector in Nigeria with focus on agro-allied and agricultural production. But the scheme has been unable to achieve the desired level of funding that will take the countries Agriculture to the crucial threshold of self sustainance and growth. The above was assessed with a view to establish interaction between ACGSF and credit risk usi...

Ethnic Conflict and its Impact on the Socio-economic Development of Nigeria: A Study of Billiri, Kaltungo and Shongom crises in Gombe State.

AbstractThis research examined the long-run communal disputes between the people of Billiri, Kaltungo and Shongom in Gombe State. The crisis between Billiri, Kaltungo and Shongom had been recurring every time for more than 3 decades now. The long dispute was attributed by many writers and oral tradition to land, with lingering legal battle of ownership between the People of Tangale in Billiri Local Council and Kulishin People in Shongom Local Council of KaltungoChiefdom.This Research work pre...

AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE PROBLEMS AFFECTING THE SUCCESS OF SOCIAL INTERVENTION PROGRAMMES IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThe basic aim of this project is to carry out an investigation into the problems affecting the success of Social intervention programs in Nigeria. It has been the conviction of thee research to know what problems usually hinder the survival of governments social intervention programs in Nigeria and bring forth, possible suggestion toward solving the problems.          To achieve this therefore, this research work has been  carried...

TEACHERS’ AND STUDENTS’ PERCEPTIONS ON THE ADEQUACY OF UPPER BASIC SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM AS A TOOL FOR CITIZENSHIP PARTICIPATION AND NATIONAL SECURITY, NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThe present upper basic social studies curriculum in Nigeria which was introduce in 2007 and began its implementation in 2008 has eighteen themes and forty-seven topics. Meanwhile, part of its objective was to enable pupils to: become responsible and disciplined individuals capable and willing to contribute to the development of their societies; and develop a sense of solidarity and sharing based on a sense of security in one’s own culture. This study examines the perception of teac...

PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF MANAGEMENT OF SCHOOL RECORDS IN GBOKO

The findings of this study have both theoretical and practical significance. The theoretical significance is hinged on effective management theory. Management theory tries to explain the relationship between workers and the organization towards effective record keeping management. Thus, many management bottleneck/problems facing the Nigerian education system particularly, the secondary education level could be solved through effective management theory and sound record keeping. In Benue State...

The Effects of Rural-Urban Migration on the Development of Rural Communities in Awka South Local Government Area

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study Migration – the permanent relocation of residential place and activity space – has been one of the enduring themes of human history. It contributed to the evolution of separate cultures and their component by interchange and communication and to the frequently complex mix of people and cultures found in different areas of the world. Massive movements of people within countries have emerged as a pressing concern of recent...

Solid Waste Management in Enugu Urban

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study           The environment of man lies at the mercy of both natural disasters and negligence on the part of man in the course of controlling the gifts of nature. The ladder takes the form of dumping solid/industrial waste in an uncompromising manner, pollution of rivers, lakes, land and air and the environment in general. In pre-colonial days and up till 1970’s, the disposal of refuse and other wastes did not pose ...

URBANIZATION TREND IN AWKA TOWN [1991 – 2014] IN AWKA SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

AbstractThe researcher studied urbanization trend in Awka town from 1991 to 2014. The purpose of the study was to examine if urbanization has taken place in Awka town, forces behind the urbanization, where the changes have taken place, when changes occurred, impacts of urbanization, and how changes are managed in the area. The researcher formulated five (5) research questions to ensure an efficient study. A descriptive survey research design was used. The population of the study wa...

EVALUATION OF TEACHERS INPUT AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUDENT IN GEOGRAPHY IN ONITSHA EDUCATIONAL ZONE

AbstractThis study focused on the evaluation of teachers input and academic performance of students in geography in Onitsha Educational Zone. A descriptive survey method was adopted for this study. A structured questionnaire made up of 20 items was designed and administered to 200 respondents, twenty (20) each for the ten (10) selected schools. The data collected from the study were analyzed using the mean scores and standard deviation from the result of the study. The study reveal...

Code-switching and Code-mixing: A Dynamic Style in Nigeria Music Industry

ABSTRACTSociety impinges on language and language impinges on the society. Therefore, for communication to be effective in any human society, the appropriate language must be put into use in the appropriate context. This work examined the motivation for code-mixing or code-switching in the song lyrics of Nigerian artistes. The song lyrics of three Nigerian artistes: 2face Idibia, Tiwa Savage and Simi, were presented, analyzed and interpreted. Four songs were selected through a random sampling...

FAMILY AND MARITAL SATISFACTION AND THE USE OF SOCIAL NETWORK TECHNOLOGIES

The popularity of social network sites (SNS) is increasing among all age groups. Since shared leisure is considered to be one of the key factors that contribute to the stability and quality of marriage and family and life satisfaction, the interplay between the use of SNS by family members, their leisure and their marital and family satisfaction should be examined. The objectives of this study were to: (1) Explore how the use of SNSs by family members influences and is influenced by fa...


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