Research Papers/Topics in Education Pyschology, Guidance And Counselling

IS IT AN OPTION FOR GHANA TO INTRODUCE VIRTUAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES THAT DEVELOP PROFICIENCIES IN COMMUNICATION

There has been a significant shift over the last century from manufacturing to emphasizing information and technology services. Knowledge itself is growing ever more specialized and expanding exponentially. Information and communication technology is transforming how we learn and the nature of how work is conducted and the meaning of social relationships. Shared decision-making, information sharing, collaboration, innovation, and speed are essential in today’s enterprises.

THE ROLE OF TRADITIONAL COUNSELLORS IN THE SOCIETY AND WHY THEY SHOULD BE REGARDED

Most sub-Saharan African societies have, in the past, been held together by elements unique to the region. The most outstanding of these elements are: the extended family system, including the clan and the tribe; chieftaincy; taboos; various forms of initiation; and close links with ancestors and elders. The village is the focal point of society. While each one of these elements is important, only a few are used to illustrate the role of counseling in present-day sub-Saharan African...

THE EFFECTS OF TRUANCY ON THE EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT OF STUDENTS OF NSEIN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

Truancy is one of the numerous problems challenging the academic performance of many students and Nsein Senior High School Students are no exception. The purpose of this study is therefore to find out why students skip school and the impact it has on their educational achievements. The ers employed purposive sampling and simple random techniques in selecting their respondents. Out of the accessible population, the ers selected one hundred (100) respondents which included sixty (6...

Influence of personality trait on the academic performance of pupils in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State

                       ABSTRACTThis study examined the influence of personality traits on the academic performance of pupils in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State. Personality traits in this study examined Openness, Conscientiousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness and Neuroticism.There are two hundred and forty three (243) private primary schools and fifty nine public primary schools in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State out of which seven private primary...

INFLUENCE OF GENDER AND LOCALITY ON ALTRUISTIC BEHAVIOUR AMONG ADOLESCENT STUDENTS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN WARRI SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF DELTA STATE

ABSTRACTThe study investigated the Influence of Gender and Locality on Altruistic Behaviour among Adolescent Students in Secondary Schools in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State. To guide the study, four research questions were stated. Descriptive research design was adopted for the study. The sample size for the study was 200 students drawn from the population with stratified random sampling techniques. The instruments for the study were Influence of Gender and Locality...

Evaluation of the Implementation of School of Health Technology Education Programme in Bayelsa State.

ABSTRACTThe study critically evaluated the implementation of school of health technology educational programme in Bayelsa State from inception till the present day. The study covered all the seven functional department of the institution. Sample size of one thousand four hundred and seventy three (1473) academic staff, non-academic staff and students of the institution were used for the study. The instrument used for collection of data was a Questionnaire titled School of Health Technology Ev...

PERSONALITY AND INTERPERSONAL INFLUENCE AS CORRELATES OF TEENAGE PREGNANCY AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN UGWUNAGBO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ABIA STATE

ABSTRACTThis research work focuses on personality and interpersonal influence as correlates of teenage pregnancy among secondary school students in Ugwunagbo Local Government Area of Abia State. The study also captures the concept of Adolescent Personality and Interpersonal relationship. Four (4) research questions and hypothesis was formulated to guide the study. The design of the study was correlational research design. The instrument used for the study was PIICTPASSS designed in four Liken...

FAMILY BACKGROUND AS PREDICTORS OF ADOLESCENTS’ DEPRESSION IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN OBIO/AKPOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF RIVERS STATE

ABSTRACTThe study investigated Family Background as Predictors of Adolescents Depression in Secondary Schools in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. To guide the study, four research questions were stated. Descriptive research design was adopted for the study. The sample size for the study was 200 students drawn from the population with stratified random sampling techniques. The instruments for the study were Family Background and Depression Inventory (FBDQ). The v...

THE INFLUENCE OF DRUG AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE ON FREQUENT INTER-ETHNIC VIOLENCE AND CLASHES IN MOUNT ELGON DISTRICT A CASE OF THE YOUTH IN CHEPTAIS DIVISION.

ABSTRACTOne of the most compelling challenges facing Kenya today is the problem of illicit drugs and youth violence. The picture is grim with the Kenyan statistics on the drugs scenario is taken into account. With a turnover of around Kshs100 billions, it is the third largest business in Kenya, next to petroleum and arms trade. About 10 million people all over the country consume one drug or the other. Drug addiction causes immense human distress and the illegal production and distribu...

Causes and Consequences of Mass Failure of Students in Mathematics in Senior Secondary Schools in Gwagwalada Area Council, Federal Capital Territory Abuja

ABSTRACTThis study investigated the causes and consequences of mass failure of students in mathematics in senior secondary schools in Gwagwalada Area Council of FCT, Abuja. The study adopted a simple survey research design. Study population comprised all the senior secondary schools in Gwagwalada Area Council. A sample of four (4) schools was drawn from the population through the process of simple random sampling technique. An inventory schedule was the instrument used for data collection. A ...

Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy as an Intervention for Experimenting With Drugs Among Adolescents in Oyo East Local Government

ABSTRACTThe phenomenon of drug experimentation is presently at alarming rate as reflected in maladjusted behavior been exhibited by some adolescents in some secondary schools in Nigeria. Therefore, this study investigated on Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy as an intervention for experimenting with drugs among adolescents in Oyo East Local Government. The study adopted descriptive survey research design while simple random sampling procedure was employed to select eighty participants with...

Female Students’ Preference for Online Counselling of Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Federal College of Education, Kano

This study assessed female students’ preference for online counselling of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Federal College of Education, Kano. Descriptive survey design was employed in which views of 360 participants were sampled from a population of 6,761 female students through a 20-item scale (developed by the researcher) called Female Students Preference Scale (FSPS) whose reliability of 0.69 was estimated via Cronbach’s Alpha. Two research questions and corresponding h...

The Influence of Truancy on Academic Performance in Secondary Schools: Case Study of Oju Local Government in Benue State

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Problem Solving and Assertiveness Skills Training in Fostering Identity Formation among early Adolescents in Junior Secondary Schools in Ibadan

Identity formation is one of the major developmental tasks every adolescent must undergo. It occurs throughout life cycle and concerns the fundamental biological, cognitive and social changes. Poor identity formation could bring about confusion, irrational fear and indecision among the adolescents. Most studies have examined effectiveness of psycho-therapies in enhancing adolescents performance with little focus on identity formation. This study, therefore, examined the effectiveness of probl...

Assessement of Women Participation in Science and Technical Education (A Case Study of Umar Shinkafi Polytechnic, Sokoto, Sokoto State)

Abstract An assessment of women in science and technical education in Nigeria was carried out to serveas an appraisal for their participation and representation irrespective of gender and treed. Science and technical education is the most powerful force for change in the world today, and women who hope to have a hand in shaping a better future must participate for the advancement. Socio-cultural antecedents over the years have been the dominate factor of women in adequatere presentation ...


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