Research Papers/Topics in Educational Administration And Planning

Student Engagement Variables and First Year Undergraduate Retention Rate in University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

The study examined Student Engagement Variables and First Year Undergraduate Retention Rate in University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. Five research questions and four hypotheses guided the study. The descriptive survey research design was used for the study. The population comprised 3,447 first year undergraduates from University of Uyo. Purposive and simple random sampling techniques were used to select 548 first year undergraduates studying four-year courses in Uni...

The Concept of Globalization and the Implication to the Nigerian Educational System

(a) Introduction(b) Globalization and the Nigerian State(c) Globalization and Education(d) Impacts of Globalization on Nigerian Educational System(e) Impact of Globalization on Information Technology(f) Barriers to the Globalization of Education (g) Conclusion(h) Recommendations(i) References

Social Demand Approach in Educational Planning

(a) Introduction(b) Types of Planning(c) Rationale for Educational Planning(d) Procedures for Effective Educational Planning(e) Factors Militating Against Effective Educational Planning(f) The Concept of Social Demand Approach (SDA)(g) Conditions of the Social Demand Approach(h) Assumptions of Social Demand Approach(i) Advantages of the Social Demand Approach(j) Limitations of the Social Demand Approach(k) Conclusion(l) Recommendations

Women Education Variables and Sustainable Development in Uyo Urban of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.

The study explored women education as a prerequisite for sustainable development in Nigeria using Akwa Ibom State as a case study. Three research questions and three hypotheses were respectively formulated to guide the study. The descriptive survey research design was used to carry out this study. The population of the study comprised all women who have not attained education up to the tertiary level. The sample size of 65 respondents was derived from five communities in Uyo Ur...

Vocational Education and Acquisition of Skills for Self - Reliance

The paper observes that the graduates being churned out today lack the requisite skills needed in today’s labour market and this inhibits the graduates from being self-reliant. In view of this therefore, this paper examined the role that vocational education plays in skills acquisition and self-reliance. It also discusses vocational education and skills acquisition for self-reliance. The study made recommendations such as setting up a department of skill training and development b...

Student Personnel Administration in Higher Education: Implication for Repositioning Tertiary Education in Nigeria

Student personnel administration in Nigerian higher education has been a source of concern of late and the students forms an integral part of this activity. Effective administration of student personnel plays a vital role in repositioning Tertiary education in Nigeria. Based on that fact, this paper focuses on student personnel administration in higher education. This activity or service is an integral part of student’s life and it is provided by the educational institut...

Technology and Work Group Diversity in Educational Institutions

At the end of this chapter, the reader should be able to:i. Define diversityii. Identify the different generations in the work group iii. State the forms and types of diversity in the work groupiv. Explain how technology can aid work group diversity in educational institutionsv. State the advantages and disadvantages of a diverse work groupvi. Explain how to reap the benefits and minimize the challenges of diversity

Raising the Literacy Level of Nomads in Nigeria: Issues and Challenges

Providing an unfettered access to quality basic education for nomads to boost literacy and equip them with skills and competencies remains one of the key responsibilities of the Nigerian government. This paper examines issues and challenges related to raising the literacy level of nomadic in Nigeria. The paper highlights the functionality of nomadic education in Nigeria with reference to enrolment rate, availability of instructional materials, teacher retention in nomadic schools as well...

INTERNATIONALIZATION OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN NIGERIA: A CROSS- BORDER EDUCATION PERSPECTIVE

Internationalization of higher education is a concept that has been in existence for decades and it is no longer regarded as a goal itself, but as a means to improving the international relations among universities and the quality of education. Despite being a long-standing phenomenon, there has been an emergence of new mechanisms and strategies of collaboration between universities geared towards the exploration of the various aspects of internationalization within higher...

Use of Cooperative Learning Instructional Strategy for Enhancing Sex Education in Secondary Schools in Nigeria

The study explored the use of cooperative learning instructional strategy in enhancing sex education in Nigeria using AkwaIbom State as a case study. Three research questions were raised to guide the study. The descriptive survey research design was used to carry out this study. The population of the study comprised 8,065 teachers distributed into 235 public secondary schools in AkwaIbom State. Multi-stage sampling technique was used to select 47 schools (20%) and 807 teachers (10%). A r...

Social Networking Sites Usage and the Negative Influence on Students’ Academic Achievement in Secondary Schools in Uyo Senatorial District, Akwa Ibom State.

The study explored social networking sites usage and the negative influence on students’ academic achievement in secondary schools in Uyo Senatorial District, Akwa Ibom State. Five research questions were raised to guide the study. Descriptive survey research design was used to carry out this study. The population of this study comprised all Senior Secondary Two (SS2) students in Uyo Senatorial District and the target population is 21,726. The sample size for this study comprised 452 st...

ASSESSMENT OF PEER PRESSURE GROUP AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS ON THE ADMINISTRATION OF SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN OGUN STATE, NIGERIA.

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1     Background of the Study Education is a basic need and a human right that should be accorded to all human beings solely by the reason of being human being. Sharkar Rao (2015) admitted that every child has a need to attend school. Hence, schools are seen as providers of education formally. Iyiola Sunday (1991) in Okeke Benson (2007) concluded saying:  no matter who you are, you are not bigger than education itself. It makes you what you are and can always ma...