Research Papers/Topics in Educational Studies

Influence of Achievement Motivation And Demographic Characteristics on Academic Performance of Nomadic Fulani Girls of Adamawa State

ABSTRACT The present study was designed to determine the influence of achievement motivation and demographic characteristics on academic performance of nomadic Fulani primary school girls’ in Adamawa State. The survey and expost-facto designs were employed for the study which used a sample of 300 primary six nomadic Fulani girls from 38 schools. Random sampling technique was used to select the sample. The instruments for data collection were Achievement Motivation Rating Scale (AMRS...

Performance Appraisal System in Ghana Education Service And its Effectiveness on Teachers Performance in The Ada East District

ABSTRACT Performance Appraisal helps to improve the performance of individuals and institutions thereby increasing their productivity, quality of performance and encouraging positive work. This research is about Performance Appraisal System in the Ghana Education Service and its effectiveness on teachers’ performance using Ada East District (AED) as a case study. The purpose of the study seeks to examine stakeholder’s perspective on the practices of appraisal of teachers in Ghan...

Evaluation Of In-Service Training For Teachers In Some Selected Teacher Training Colleges In The Ashanti And Brong Ahafo Regions Of Ghana

ABSTRACTAs a result of increasing Ialowledge about how teaching and learningoccur, new techniques are constantly emerging of which the classroom tcachcrmust be aware. His or her methods will remain static and ineffective if he orshe is not exposed to new ideas through in-service training.The study was to evaluate in-service training (INSET) organized fortraining college teachers based on some factors like content, time duration,motivation, finance and instructional methods that affect the org...

Effects of School-Based Violence on the Academic Performance of Students

ABSTRACTThis long-essay discussed the topical issue on the effects of school-based violence on the academic achievements of students. It focused the phenomenon from the national and international perspectives. The theoretical framework to the problem was provided. The typologies and different forms of school-based violence were identified and succinctly discussed. They include; corporal punishment, sexual violence, bullying, cultism, fighting, arson, neglect and discrimination. The adol...

Factors Influencing Classroom Participation of Undergraduate Nursing Students of Presbyterian University College Ghana

ABSTRACTParticipation is very essential for achieving positive learning outcomes in students especially for nursing students who by the nature of the career they have chosen are required to be critical thinkers, problem solvers, and very analytic. The study sought to examine the factors influencing classroom participation of undergraduate nursing students of the Presbyterian University College, Ghana (PUCG). A total of 100 students were used for the study with a response rate of 100%. A quest...

The Use of Manipulatives in Teaching Mathematics in Upper Primary Schools in Antoa Community, Ghana

ABSTRACTThough extensive research justifies the use of manipulative in mathematics in elementary school, there was no available information with regard to its regular and effective use among elementary teachers in the Antoa Community in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Thus the study explored the use of manipulatives in teaching mathematics in upper primary schools in three public primary schools in the community. All the nine (9) mathematics teachers in the upper primary classes of the three sel...