Research Papers/Topics in Education Pyschology, Guidance And Counselling

Perception of Undergraduate Students on Constructivism Teaching and Learning in the Department of Library and Information Science, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria

This study investigated the perception of undergraduate students in the department of Library and Information Science, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, on constructivism, which is aimed at producing graduates with creativity and higher-level thinking order. Using Social Development Theory as a theoretical framework, qualitative analysis method was used to interview 10 students in the department of Library and Information Science who shared their various experiences on constructivism teaching p...

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...

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...

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...

The Influence of Organizational Climate and Teachers Job Satisfaction on the Teachers Job Performance in Secondary Schools

ABSTRACTThe study was predicated on the need to provide empirical evidences to the influence of organizational climate and teacher’s job satisfaction on the teacher’s job performance in Imo state. This was as a result of the need to see how the organization climate and the satisfaction the teachers get from their job can influence their job performance. To guide the study five research questions were formulated and four null hypotheses  tested at 0.01 and 0.05 level of significance. ...