Research Papers/Topics in Education/History

EFFECT OF NATIONAL POLICY ON EDUCATION ON THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF HISTORY IN NIGERIAN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS

ABSTRACTThis study focused on the problem militating against teaching and learning of history as a subject. The role of history to nation building is indispensable to the society. History as a discipline occupies a prominent pace in the life of man. It is related with other subject like government social studies. History is the process of reconstructing the past with the aim of correcting the present so as to have a better future. Its inquiry into the past makes history relevant, hence the ne...

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...

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...

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...