Research Papers/Topics in Educational Pyschology

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

                                                 TABLE OF CONTENTS                               Page TITLE PAGE-      -        -        -        -        -        -        -        -        -        i – ii DEDICATION     -        -        -        -        -        -        -       ...

Drug Therapy: The Psychotherapist Means of Treating Depression in Adolescents

AbstractIn cognitive theory of depression, how individuals views and interprete stressful events affect whether or not they become depressed.  Copping strategies and styles make a difference in whether or not a person becomes depressed when stressed up or faced with unpalatable situation or not  symptoms and causes of depression as highlighted dictates which medication suit each individual as the case may be, this is determined by professional health care givers like clinical psychologists,...

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 ...

THE IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON JUVENILE DELINQUENCY OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

The work looked at how social media predispose adolescents to different social vices and maladaptive behaviours. The study rose as a result of the widespread of social media and how adolescents use this platform. There has also been a sudden increase in juvenile delinquency, especially in the last few decades that social media became a house hold name. Hence, this study investigated how social media influence or contribute to juvenile delinquency.  This is just a proposal. Intereste...

The impact of social media on attitude of youths towards sex

It is observed that most young adults in the higher institutions of learning do not think about marriage but to have fun. This rationale necessitated this study. The work focused on the role of social media in determining the disposition of undergraduates towards sex. The study also explored how these undergraduates view marriage. 

COMPARISONS BETWEEN BROTHEL BASED AND NON-BROTHEL BASED FEMALE SEX WORKERS

INTRODUCTION: The Female sex workers (FSWs) are females who sells sex (Transactional Sex), they are classified into: i.                     Non-Brothel Based Female Sex Workers (NBBFSWs), who operates on the street, red zones and hostels ii.                   Brothel Based Female Sex Workers (BBFSWs), who are resident in an identifiable place. Both groups have different opportunities as well as threats in the discharge of their dutie...

Students Perception of Causes and Consequences of Sexual Harassment in TertiaryInstitutions in Delta State, Nigeria

This study survey the perception of students on the causes and consequences of sexual harassment in tertiary institutions in Delta State, Nigeria. The population for the study comprised all students in tertiary institutions owned by delta State Government. Researcher purposively sample three tertiary institutions (delta  State University abraka,   College of Education, agbor and delta State Polytechnic ogwashukwu out of four institutions owned by the state. 600 respondents were ...

Implication of Career Guidance and Counselling on Educational Planning

TABLE OF CONTENTSTittle page - - - - - - iApproval page - - - - - iiDedication - - - - - - iiiAcknowledgement - - - - ivAbstract - - - - - - vTable of contents - - - - - vi CHAPTER ONE 1.1 Background of the study - - - - 1 – 2 1.2 Statement of the problem - - - 2 -31.3 Purpose of the study - - - - 31.4 Research Questions - - - - 3 – 41.5 Significance of the study - - - - 41.6 Scope  and delimitation of the study - - 41.7 Basic Assumption - - - - - 41.8 Operational Definiti...

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THE CAUSES OF STUDENT FAILURE IN NATIONAL EXAMINATION AND THE ADOPTED SOLUTION IN NIGERIA

In this paper, the study of students’ failure in National examination, the Cause of the failure and the proposed solution in Nigeria Educational system are welcome. This is to address the massive failure recorded in GCE, WASSCE, NECO, NABTEB, JAMB and other examination body in Nigeria from 2005 to 2011. The statistical data’s analyzed are samples Collected from different examination rating at different location on the factors that contribute to student’s poor performance in National exa...

The Impact of Information Communication Technology on the Teaching Learning Process in Katsina

Quite a number of spatial impacts of Information Communication Technologies (ICT’s) have been examined in this research. Information Communication Technologies (ICT’s) had transformed the world into a global village of interconnected networks. ICT’s therefore are regarded as all embracing terms that refers to the devices used in creating, storing, processing, and exchanging information electronically as well as the design and practical application of these devices themselves.Information...

EVALUATION OF GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING IN SCHOOLS (ABUBAKAR GUMI COLLEGE)

ABSTRACTThis research assessed guidance and counseling service in Abubakar Gumi College, Sabo Kaduna. Efforts were made to assess the conditions the quality of the available counselors and awareness created in the students. The results showed that the Guidance Counselor, through qualified, is not efficient and adequate. The guidance programme is poor organized with no facilities such as guidance counseling offices, large enough for group counseling libraries, computers, and shelves etc. stude...

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