Research Papers/Topics in Education/Arts & Social Sciences

School climate and teacher commitment of selected high schools

AbstractThis study focuses on school climate and teacher commitment of selected high schools in Taungdwingyi Township. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the relationship between school climate and teacher commitment in selected high schools. The subjects of this study involved all teachers who have had at least one year service in selected schools. Quantitative research method was used in this study. For quantitative study, Organizational Climate Index (OCI) developed by Hoy ...

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (HRM) PROJECT-ORIENTED ORGANISATIONS: CHALLENGES AND CHANGES

ABSTRACT This thesis is about human resource management (HRM) in project-based organizations. Firms have over the last decades tended to rely increasingly on project-based structures. This process of project implies a changed work situation for individuals in modern organizations. Researchers from the project field of research as well as from the HRM field of research have pointed to possible implications that project might have for HRM. This thesis explores this area through a c...

THE ROLE OF CHRISTIAN RELIGION STUDIES TEACHER IN CHECKING SEXUAL IMMORALITY AMONG FEMALE STUDENTS: A CASE STUDY OF SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN IKERE LOCAL GOVERNMENT OF EKITI STATE

ABSTRACTThis study investigated “the role of Christian Religion Studies teacher in checking sexual immorality among female students: A case study of selected secondary schools in Ikere Local Government of Ekiti State.” The involvement of teenagers, adolescents, youths and students in sexual immorality has become a serious problem and concern to parents, religious leaders, school authorities, government in particular and the society in general. The population of this study comprised of sec...

Factors contributing to school dropout among girls in Tanzania

The study aims to examine the factors contributing to school dropout among girls in Tanzania. Dodoma, Lindi, Pwani and Singida were the case areas of the study, in which, 315 people were selected and various methods of data collection such as in-depth interview, administered questionnaire and focus group discussion were applied. The findings showed that, girls’ dropout is high in both primary and secondary level compared to boys while the factors reported to be contributing to dropout...

EFFECT OF COMPUTER AIDED INSTRUCTION ON STUDENTS' ACHIEVEMENT AND RETENTION BY EGBODO BENSON

ABSTRACT The study investigated the effect of computer-aided instruction on junior secondary students’ achievement and retention in basic science. The study utilized a non-randomized quasi-experimental design. Multi-stage sampling technique was used in selecting samples of 120 from a population of 1050 JS II students in Oju local government area.  The researcher developed CAI packages which were used as treatment for experimental group while control group was exposed to conventio...