Research Papers/Topics in Education/History

AN ASSESSMENT CARRIED OUT ON THE HISTORY OF ISLAMIC EDUCATION IN NIGERIA

The paper examines the history of Islamic education in Nigeria. It looks at its contribution to society. Effort is made to look at it success and failure with the aim of giving corrections.

Planning and Design of Hydroelectric Power Plants

This manual presents a discussion of the general, archi-tectural and structural considerations applicable to the design of hydroelectric power plant structures. It is in-tended for the guidance of those elements within the Corps of Engineers responsible for the planning and design of such structures. It should also be used in establishing minimum criteria for the addition of hydro-power facilities at existing Corps of Engineers projects,whether by Corps of Engineers or a non-Federal developer

FACTORS MILITATING AGAINST STUDENTS COMMITMENT TO THE STUDY OF HISTORY; CASE STUDY UNIVERSITY OF BENIN.

History is an important school subject which conveys invaluable lessons from the past and whose worth transcends regional, national and cultural boundaries. However, effective teaching and learning history in Nigerian Universities has long been blighted by problems and challenges that have often gone unaddressed. This problems and issues have consequently militated against the commitment of undergraduate students studying history. This study drawing on a sample size of 160 undergraduate stude...

IMPORTANCE OF PLAY IN EARLY CHILDHOOD LEARNING

This paper will help teachers,educators and parents to understand the importance of play in the academic performance of their children.

THE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM IN NIGERIA (The way forward)

Education is the bedrock of a child, the window through which the future is seen. The future of any great nation lies in our children and they deserve the best educational grooming. The educational system in our dear country Nigeria is in deplorable state. Therefore, this article aims to highlight the causes and adverse effects of our poor educational system on our children as well as suggest possible ways to remedy the situation.

Assessment of compliance with internal control mechanism by microfinance banks in the North central states of Nigeria

                                  ABSTRACTThe study is aimed at the assessment of compliance with internal control mechanism by Microfinance Banks in the North Central States of Nigeria. Data were collected through the use of structured questionnaire which contained 45 items. Descriptive statistics, mean, standard deviation and t-test were used for data analysis. Simple random sampling was used to select three states (Benue, Nasarawa and Plateau) and Abuja out of the six stat...

A SURVEY OF PRINCIPALS' AWARNESS OF THE POLICY DIRECTIVES ON THE IMPLEMENTATION AND STRUCTURE OF THE NEW SENIOR SECONDARY EDUCATION CURRICULUM (SSEC)

AbstractThis study is a survey of principals’ awareness of the policy directives on the implementation and structure of the new Senior Secondary Education Curriculum. A total of  hundred (100)school principals from hundred public and private senior secondary schools in the six Area Councils in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja  were used for the study.  Principals’Awareness   of   the   Structure   and   Mode  ...

Internet and Students

Today, computers and the Internet, has become an important element in the life of the individual of all ages.

AN EXAMINATION OF STRATEGIES USED BY HISTORY TEACHERS IN CATERING FOR STUDENTS‟ DIVERSITY IN THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF HISTORY IN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS IN THE CAPE COAST METROPOLIS

ABSTRACT             This study examined the strategies used by history teachers in catering for students‟ diversity in the teaching and learning of history in Senior High Schools in the Cape Coast Metropolis. The descriptive survey research design was used in this study. In all, one hundred and nineteen (119) history students and three (3) history teachers from three schools formed the sample size for the study. The instruments used to...

Bauchi state climate

INTRODUCTIONClimate: Temperatures are, as would be expected, generally high in the state. Mean daily maximum temperatures range from 29.2°C in July and August to 37.6°C in March and April. The mean daily minimum ranges from about 11.7°C in December and January to about 24.7°C in April and May.Bauchi state Museum,BauchiThe sunshine hours range from about 5.1 hours in July to about 8.9 hours in November. Indeed, October to February usually record the longest sunshine hours in t...

CATEGORIES OF OBJECTIVES IN EDUCATION

INTRODUCTIONEducation is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits. Educational methods include storytelling, discussion, teaching, training, and directed research. Education frequently takes place under the guidance of educators, but learners may also educate themselves. Education can take place in formal or informal settings and any experience that has a formative effect on the way one thinks, feels, or acts may be considered ...

THE HISTORY EDUCATION OF NIGERIA

A BRIEF HISTORY OF EDUCATION IN NIGERIABefore the British arrived in the early nineteenth century, there were two major types of education in Nigeria. In the Islamic north, education was strictly religious in nature. In each Muslim community, a mallam drilled children as young as five years old in the teachings of the Qur'an and the Arabic alphabet. During the colonial era, larger cities set up more expansive Islamic schools that included subjects such as math and science. In 1913, these...

DEVELOPING KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDES OF CIVIC EDUCATION IN STUDENTS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: A CASE STUDY OF LAGOS STATE NIGERIA

AbstractThis study was carried out to design, implement and evaluate the impact of civic information, education and communication (IEC) programme on College of Education Students in Lagos State. The study utilized a participatory research model within the action research paradigm and employed a 2x2, non-randomized factorial design. Hypothesis were generated and tested in the study at 0.05 alpha level. Focus group discussion guide and civic knowledge attitude (CKA) questionnaires were used for...