Research Papers/Topics in Higher Education

Challenges And Coping Strategies Of Student Mothers Of Ucc College Of Distance Education: The Case Of The Cape Coast Centre

ABSTRACT Distance Education has been institutionalised in the public universities in Ghana and women who enrol in the programmes have to combine their family roles with work and their academic pursuits. This study sought to find out the challenges and coping strategies of student mothers of the College of Distance Education of the University of Cape Coast (CoDE, UCC). The study employed the descriptive survey. A questionnaire in the Likert-type scale was used to collect data from 175 ...

Exploring The Views Of Leadership At Takoradi Technical University On Change Readiness After Their Upgrade

ABSTRACTChange is an integral part of everyday life. The environment is dynamic and not static, for which reason individuals and institutions must learn to adapt to these changes as and when they occur. For institutions, most change initiatives fail to materialise largely because of poor leadership, if leadership is forthcoming, institutions are bound to chalk great successes after change initiatives. The study used the case study approach to explore the leadership’s change readiness at Tec...

Status Of Student Records Management In The University Of Cape Coast

ABSTRACTThe management of student records in the University faces somechallenges. This research work was, therefore, a study of the Status of StudentRecords Management in the University of Cape Coast. The study was adescriptive survey research. It was aimed at finding out the challenges whichdefine the status of the management of student records - admission, registration,and academic achievement records - and the provision of suggestions to improverecords management practice.The purposive sam...

Conflict Management Mechanisms In The Administration Of Cape Coast Polytechnic

ABSTRACTCape Coast Polytechnic, like any other organization, is likely to encounterconflict. This survey identified causes and types of conflict among the Cape CoastPolytechnic staff and examined the conflict management techniques employed inmanaging it. The sample of this study was made of one hundred and fifteenrespondents selected from various departments of Cape Coast Polytechnic.A validated questionnaire and interview guide were designed andadministered to collect data on the occurrence ...

Views Of Health Workers In Cape Coast Teaching Hospital Regarding Continuous Professional Development Opportunities Available To Them

ABSTRACTThis study is aimed at exploring the views of nurses and midwives at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital regarding Continuous Professional Development opportunities available to them. The descriptive survey design was adoptedfor the study. A sample size of 250 respondents was selected through the multi-stage sampling technique from a population of 478 nurses and midwives at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital (CCTH). The underpinning theory for this study was the human capital theory advoca...

Factors That Affect Female Participation To Tertiary Education: A Case Study Of Odompo And Ayeldo Communities

ABSTRACTThe purpose of the study was to investigate the factors that impedefemale access and participation in tertiary education, focusing on Odompo andAyeldo communities in the Abura Asebu Kwamankese (AAK) District of theCentral Region. Specifically, the study examined the socio-cultural, schoolrelated and economic factors that impede females’ access to and participationtowards education at the tertiary levels. The perception citizens have towardsfemale access to and participation in terti...

A Study Of The Perception Of Senior Staff On The Training And Development Programmes Of University Of Cape Coast

ABSTRACTTraining and development of staff is one sure way to deal with the recent challenges such as increasing enrollment and use of technology facing Ghanaian universities. Unfortunately, in spite of the cost involved, training programmes do not always result in improved performances. The study therefore aimed at finding out the perception of senior staff on the training and development programmes provided by the University of Cape Coast and whether they actually result in improved performa...

WORK-STRESS AND ITS MANAGEMENT AMONG SENIOR STAFF OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST

ABSTRACTThe prevalence of job stress among academic and general staff of universities across the globe is increasing as a result of remarkable organizational changes taking place in recent times. The University of Cape Coast, in its quest to strive for academic excellence has made performance expectations higher which the staff must contend with. It was alerted by the University management that, some staff hardly go on leave and so, casual leave had become rampant among them. This study was c...

AVAILABILITY AND UTILISATION OF THE INTERNET BY GRADUATE STUDENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST.

ABSTRACTThe purpose of the study was to ascertain the availability andutilization of Internet by graduate students of` the University of Cape Coast(UCC) to facilitate their academic work. The descriptive survey was adoptedfor the study. Out of a study population of 1140, a sample size of 382 wasselected but 321 respondents responded to the questions. The reliability testfor the pilot study yielded .721 Cronbach’s alphalevel. The statistical toolsused for the data analysis were frequencies, ...

STAKEHOLDERS’ PERCEPTION OF THE RE-INTRODUCTION OF INSCHOOL FEEDING AT ANKAFUL PSYCHIATRIC NURSING TRAINING COLLEGE

ABSTRACT The School Feeding Programme (SFP) has benefited pupils in the basic level of education worldwide. It served as safety nest to reduce hunger and reduce nutritional disorder. In the nursing training colleges in Ghana, SFP were adopted to ensure that trainee nurses are not unnecessarily hungry throughout the training period hence improve their cognitive functioning. However, after about 43 years into the programme, the Ankaful Psychiatric Nurses Training College (APNTC) suspende...

PREDICTNE VALUE OF PERCENED LEADERSHIP STYLES OF SELECTED POLYTECHNIC PRINCIPALS ON POLYTECHNIC TEACHER JOB SATISFACTION

ABSTRACT The purpose of the study was to determine the leadership styles of polytechnic principals as perceived by polytechnic teachers and find out whether there was any relationship between the perceived principals' leadership styles and polytechnic teachers' job satisfaction. From a population of 484 polytechnic teachers, a random sample of 260 was surveyed. The Leader Behaviour Description Questionnaire (LBDQ) was used to measure the leadership style of the principal while the Mohr...

A STUDY ON STUDENTS’ PARTICIPATION IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE UNIVERSITY FOR DEVELOPMENT STUDIES, TAMALE, GHANA

STRACT The purpose of the study was to examine student participation in the administration of the University for Development Studies (UDS), Tamale. Areas investigated were student participation both at the University level; factors students felt impeded their participation; and what they perceived to enhance their participation in the management of UDS. The views of some Deans and Hall masters were sought. The study was a descriptive survey. The sample consisted of 297 student leade...

Academic Advising in the College of Education Studies, University of Cape Coast

ABSTRACT The study sought to evaluate academic advising in the College of Education Studies in the University of Cape Coast. The descriptive research design was adopted for the study. Using the census sampling, multi-stage sampling, cluster sampling, proportional allocation of sample size as well as the simple random sampling procedures, 383 respondents consisting of 356 students and 27academic advisors in the College of Education Studies in the University of Cape Coast were selected ...

Transitional Challenges Facing Colleges of Education in the Volta Region of Ghana

ABSTRACT The study was on transitional challenges facing colleges of education in the Volta Region. The purpose of the study was to unveil transitional challenges and how the colleges manage the challenges to achieve their goals. The research was guided by three research questions which were on the kinds of transitional challenges facing the colleges, effects of the challenges on the training of teacher trainees, and coping strategies. The study used descriptive survey. Simple random s...

UTILIZATION OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) IN FACILITATING TEACHING AND LEARNING AT THE CAPE COAST POLYTECHNIC

ABSTRACT The study investigated the utilization of information communication technology (ICT) in facilitating teaching and learning at the Cape Coast Polytechnic. The research design used for the study was descriptive survey. A total sample of 360 including 300 students and 60 teaching staff was selected for the study. Multi-stage sampling was used to select the students whiles the census method was used to select the teaching staff. The instrument used for gathering data was the quest...


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