Research Papers/Topics in Education/History

Over Fifty Years of Independence- What has Happened to Equity in Higher Education

The chapter examines the problem of equity in higher education in Ghana with the view to determining progress since independence. Various studies on the provision of higher education in the country dating back to the colonial era have and continue to raise concerns about equity (Manu et al, 2007; Bening, 2005; Antwi, 1992). Indeed, if there has been one common trend in the many review or reform reports that have defined and shaped educational reforms at all levels in the country, prior to and...

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.

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.

Internet and Students

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

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...