Research Papers/Topics in Education Pyschology, Guidance And Counselling

INSTRUMENT ON TEST ANXIETY

The instrument was developed to measure students' test anxiety. The scoring and interpretation of the scores that will be gathered by the use of the instrument is also captured in the manual which is attached to the instrument.

Effects of industrial action on educational sector in nigeria

ABSTRACTThis study is to examine and analyze the effect of industrial strike on the educational sector in Nigeria. The sample for the study consisted of 85 (eighty five) respondents between 11-19 years of age for student’s and 25-37 for teacher’s. The research instrument used in this study is the questionnaire and a total of eighty five (85) questionnaires were administered to the respondents, (50) student’s and (35) teacher’s. The data collected was edited and simple statistical meth...

Schooling without Learning in Nigeria

This article aims at curbing a big academic problem in Nigeria. It stresses the factors that causes Schooling without learning in Nigeria with the aim of enlightening those who are not aware of the factors so that the can avoid them in order to make a better education system for our country.

A FIVE YEARS 2010-2014 COMPARATIVE STUDY OF PHYSIC STUDENTS ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN WEST AFRICAN EXAMINATION COUNCIL IN OGOJA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

ABSTRACTThis study analysed a five years 2010-2014 comparative study of physic students’ academic achievement in West African Examination Council in Ogoja Local Government Area. Literature review was carried out based on the sub-variables. The attempt was to highlight their achievement levels in West African Examination Council, the following hypotheses were formulated for testing; there is no significant difference between students’ physics achievement in public and private senior second...

STAFF MANAGEMENT AND TEACHERS’ COMMITMENT TO JOB IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN YALA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

ABSTRACTThe study sought to investigate staff management and teachers’ commitment to job in secondary schools in Yala Local Government Area. Three hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. Literatures related to the variables under the study were reviewed. Survey research design was adopted for the study. A sample of 100 subjects were randomly selected and used for the study. Primary and secondary data were collected through questionnaire and review of relevant literature respectively....

RELIABILITY ISSUES IN TEACHING PRACTICE ASSESSMENT: A CASE STUDY OF RATING UNIVERSITY PRE-SERVICE TEACHING PRACTICE

The need to ensure quality in assessing pre-service students on teaching practice so that decisionmade on their performance is reliable and valid necessitated that reliability and validity of ratingthem is always determined. It is important that students on pre-service teaching practice arereliably and validly assessed. Nevertheless available evidence hardly shows that this is thepractice in teacher training institutions in Nigeria. In the absence of sufficient empirical evidenceto show that ...

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...


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