Research Papers/Topics in Educational Pyschology

The Effect of Electronic Media on Moral Development of Students in Some Selected Secondary School in Obafemi Owode, Ogun State

                                                 ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to determine the effects of electronic media on moral development of students in Obafemi Owode. Ogun State. The researcher used random sample technique for the study. The total population for the study were 150 respondents. It comprised both the students and the teachers. The study was guided by the following four research questions1. There is no significant relationship between sec...

AN INVESTIGATION ON THE EFFECTS OF PARENTAL CARE ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILS: A CASE STUDY OF SOME SELECTED PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN ZARIA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KADUNA S

Abstract The research is an investigation into the effects of parental care on the academic performance of primary school pupils: a case study of some selected schools in Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State. A descriptive research design was adopted for this research work and a total of two hundred (200) respondents participated, who were drawn using a random sampling technique across the various schools. A five-point likert-scale questionnaire was used for data collection. Fre...

AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN NIGERIAN INSTITUTION OF LEARNING: (A CASE STUDY OF FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, ZARIA) IMPLICATION FOR COUNSELLING

AbstractThe research is an investigation into the causes and effects of sexual harassment in Nigerian Institution of Learning: a case study of Federal College of Education, Zaria and its implication for counseling.  A review of relevant literatures was done and the feminist perspective and social construction theory served as the theoretical frameworks and empirical review was done. A survey research design was adopted for this research work and a total of one hundred and twenty (1...

NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AMONG MARRIED COUPLES AND HOW IT AFFECTS THEIR CHILDRENS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE WITHIN SABON GARI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KADUNA STATE

The main aim of the study is to find out the negative effects of domestic violence among married couples and how it affects their childrens academic performance within Sabon Gari Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Chapter one entails the background of the study which has grounded out the negative effects of domestic violence generally in our society as a summary of literature review. The statement of the problem clearly states the research gap that is how domestic violence is negat...

PROBLEMS AND CHALLENGES OF FAMILY PLANNING AMONGST MARRIED COUPLES. A CASE STUDY OF SABON GARI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KADUNA STATE ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR COUNSELLING.

The study was carried out to assess the problems and challenges of family planning amongst married couples. A case study of Sabon Gari Local Government Area of Kaduna State: Its implications for counseling. The method of investigation employed was the questionnaire, and interview, the informants were married couples. A total of one hundred (100) questionnaires was administered in the findings. It was discovered that majority of respondents have a pre-knowledge of what family planning i...

THE EFFECT OF TEACHERS' AND STUDENTS' ATTITUDE TOWARD TEACHING AND LEARNING PROCESSES IN NIGERIAN SECONDARY SCHOOLS.

ABSTRACT Education is also change with the demand and expectations of the society. Teacher is an active agent of social change. Teaching is very noble and pious profession. It is directly connected with the future of the students and today’s students are the responsible citizen of tomorrow. So they must have good education in schools. They are very much attached with their teachers. Teachers are the role models of the students. So the teacher should be a  friend, philosopher and g...

Perceived influence of sexuality Education in Private Secondary School Students

This study aimed at investigating the perceived influence of sexuality education of private secondary school students of Ipaja Area of Lagos state.Purposive sampling technique was used to select four secondary schools which provided the respondents for the single questionnaire used for this study. A total of 233 respondents were used for this study and simple percentages were used to analyze the responses to the questionnaire.The major findings of the study were that there was some influence ...

Newspaper Coverage of Sexual Assault in Nigeria (2015)

ABSTRACTThe mass media plays vital roles in informing the public on relevant issues like sexual assault in the society. This study investigated the coverage of sexual assault stories in two Nigerian Dailies – The Punch and The Guardian newspapers, 2015. A sample size of 412 editions was drawn using the simple random sampling technique. A total of 59 reports were found in the 412 editions analyzed. Rape was revealed as the most prominent form of sexual assault reported in the selected Nigeri...

The effect of broken homes on the academics performance of students

CHAPTER ONE 1.0 INTRODUCTION Home is the primary institution for children, home as perceived by Abdul -ganiyu (1997), Christie (2009), defined home as a place in which an individual or a family can rest and store personal property. Haven’t define the concept of home it is therefore important to define family. The family can therefore, be looked at as a social group characterized by common resident, economic, cooperation and production. When a child is born, the family is the fir...

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.

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....

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...

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...

Causes and Consequences of Mass Failure of Students in Mathematics in Senior Secondary Schools in Gwagwalada Area Council, Federal Capital Territory Abuja

ABSTRACTThis study investigated the causes and consequences of mass failure of students in mathematics in senior secondary schools in Gwagwalada Area Council of FCT, Abuja. The study adopted a simple survey research design. Study population comprised all the senior secondary schools in Gwagwalada Area Council. A sample of four (4) schools was drawn from the population through the process of simple random sampling technique. An inventory schedule was the instrument used for data collection. A ...


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