Research Papers/Topics in Educational Media Resource Studies

Evaluation Of Teaching And Learning, Access To Information And Personal And Social Needs On Learner Support In Open, Distance And E-learning Programme In Selected Public Universities In Kenya

The study investigated the nature of learner support services in open, distance and e learning programme in three public universities in Kenya. Specifically, the study set out to ascertain the types of learner support services offered to open, distance and e-learning students as well as identify learner support services that the students and the administrators felt were essential for effective learning. The study also intended to establish the attitudes of the users ...

Factors Affecting Girls’ Participation In Primary Education In Garissa County, Kenya

ABSTRACTFemale education, especially at primary school level, is increasingly being realised to provide immense social and economic benefits for the developing countries. However, the participation of girls in education is more often constrained in these countries. As a result, gender gap persists in education despite the research evidence that girls‟ formal education is the key determinant of women‟s involvement in development for the above nations. In Kenya, the government has articulat...

Self-Esteem, Peer Influence And Social Media Utilisation As Correlates Of Reading Habit Of Senior Secondary School Students In Oyo State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT  The reading habit of secondary school students in Nigeria has been found to be on the decline. This trend can be traced to lack of library infrastructure and facilities in most schools and homes. This has raised concern among stakeholders and portends danger for the academic performance. Previous studies have focused more on home- and school-related factors with little emphasis on students-related factors such as selfesteem, peer influence and social media utilisation. Thi...