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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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-...

KANTIAN CRITIQUE OF THE PHENOMENON OF SUICIDE

AbstractSuicide as a phenomenon has been realized at the apex in the list of causes of death in our society, its effect is becoming more intense on daily bases and the outcome of a suicidal act to the general public has been observed as a notable problem in the contemporary society. Philosophers, sociologists, psychologists, religious leaders and authorities in different fields have given much attention to the study of the phenomenon of suicide. It is on this background that this work analyse...

WILLINGNESS TO PAY FOR SANITATION: EVIDENCE FROM HEDONIC PRICE MODEL (HPM)

Sanitation management issues have gained global interest due to its immense impact on health and economic development, especially within the developing regions of the world. In Ghana, despite the proactive policies implemented by the government, households still find it as a problem to have access to improved sanitation. In this research, we hypothesize that access to sanitation in residences increases housing appraisal value. The hedonic price model was applied to value the access to improve...

Feminist Aesthetics in Neshani Andreas' The Purple Violet of Oshaantu and Binwell Sinyangwe's A Cowrie of Hope.

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION        Man  has  often  been  the  very  type  of  humanity  that  is  recognized.  Every society sees woman as relative to man. The patriarchal system gave rise  to  the  term  feminism.  From  time  immemorial  women  have  been subjugated, oppressed and humiliated. Women have been seen as a second, a wife and rearer of children and nothing more.        Feminism  as  an  advocate  for  the  emancipation  of  women  from oppres...

Communication Modes, Religion and Parents Attitude as a Determinant of Psychosocial Adjustment of Learners with Hearing Impairment in Ibadan North Local Government Area

The study investigated the influence of communication modes, religion and parent attitude on the psychosocial adjustment of student with hearing impairment. The study investigated the influence of communication modes, religion and parents attitudes on the psychosocial adjustment of student with hearing impairment. A self-developed structured questionnaire was designed for date collection, Section A focused on the demographic information, while the section B, C, D and E measures the variables ...

IMPACT OF DOING TEACHING PRACTICE AND RECEIVING LECTURES ON STUDENT ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE (A CASE STUDY OF FACULTY OF EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS)

The objective of this study was to find out the impact of doing teaching practice and receiving lectures on student teacher's academic performance in UNILAG, Nigeria. The relative impact of each of the two independent variables on the dependent was also investigated. A survey design was adopted and the study sample consisted of 21 graduating student teachers and 14 education graduates selected across all departments in faculty of education, UNILAG using random sampling techniques. Two hypothe...

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