Research Papers/Topics in Open and Distance Learning

Effects Of Population Growth And Urban Development On Wetlands In Kampala City: A Case Of Kansanga Wetland

ABSTRACT This study on the "Effects of population growth and urban development on the Kansanga wetland" aimed to determine the historical trends of population growth rate and urban development of Kampala, determine the integrity of Kansanga wetland for the past 10 to 15 years, establish the activities of the population and how they affect the wetland, and TABLE OF CONTENTS Declaration ........................................................................................................ I A...

Challenges in the Management of Secondary Schools in Mayuge District

ABSTRACT  The study assessed the challenges in the management of secondary school in Vlayuge district. The specific objectives of the study aimed at investigating the administrative challenge that secondary schools face in Mayuge district. There .5 need for efficient and effective management and running of secondary 3chools. Over the formation however, there has been concern over the mismanagement of secondary schools in Mayuge often resulting to poor performance of these schools in National...

The Effect of Poor Health on Academic Performance A Case Study of Kaliro Sub-County, Lyantonde District

ABSTRACT The study investigated the effect of poor health on academic performance The study was guided by specific objectives that included: identifying the cause of poor health, the effects of poor performance on academic performance and the relationship between poor health and academic performance The study was descriptive and analytical in nature where purposive sampling was used to select population It employed 60 respondents Data were analysed and presented using frequencies and Per...

The Influence of Parenting Styles on Socialisation of Children in Early Childhood Education A Case Study of Zimmerman Division, Nairobi District, Kasarani County

ABSTRACT The study investigated the effects of parenting styles on socialization of children in early childhood education. The study was guided by specific objectives that included; to identify the parenting styles, to establish the theories and types of socialization and to establish the effects of parenting styles on socialization. The study was descriptive and analytical in nature where stratified sampling was used to select population. It employed 60 respondents. Data were analyzed a...

Relationship Between Teaching Staff And The Administration On Student Performance In Secondary Schools Of Kitui Central Kitui - District Kenya

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of poorrelationship between the teaching staff and the school administrationcould have on students' performance. The investigation was carried insecondary schools in Kitui Central zone, Kitui District - Kenya. Thestudy involved a sample of 50 teacher randomly selected from allteachers in three schools in the Zone. The instruments of research theresearcher used are questionnaires in collecting data from the teachersinclusive of t...

Factors Leading to The Poor Performance in Chemistry in Selected Secondary Schools of Chebiemit Division, Marakwet District Kenya

ABSTRACT The major purpose of the study was to determine Gender chemistry concepts' perception and its effects on academic perfoimance of students in selected Secondary schools of Chebiemit Division, Marakwet District Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were to investigate the relationship between girl's attitude and performance in chemistry, Investigate the relationship between teachers' attitudes and girls' performance in chemistry, Determine the relationship between the curriculum ...

Social Networks And Urban Survival In Mukono Town

Table of contents PageDECLARATION.ivAPPROVAL vDEDICATION viACKNOWLEDGMENT viiDEFINITIONS OF TERMS viiiABSTRACT ixCHAPTER ONE 1INTRODUCTION 11.1 Background to the study 11.2 Statement of the problem 11.3 Purpose of the study 21.4 Specific objectives 21.5 Research questions 21.6 Significance of the study 21.7 Scope of the study 3CHAPTER TWO 4LITERATURE REVIEW 42.1 Introduction 42.2 Formation of social networks 42.4 Social networks and urban survival 5CHAPTER THREE 7RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 73.1 Int...

The Effects Of Family Background On Literacy Skill Development Among Early Learners In Dokolo Sub County, Dokolo District

Abstract The title of this study is the effects of family background on literacy development of early learners in Dokolo district." The study was carried out in Agwata sub county Dokolo district to investigate the effects of family backgrounds on the literacy development of the early learners. A sample of 10 schools both nursery and primary were surveyed. A total of 200 respondents were used in the study comprising parents, teachers and the early learners. Data were collected through teacher ...

Poverty And School Drop Out In Alerek Sub-County Abim District, Uganda

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION.APPROVALDEDICATIONACKNOWLEDGEMENT ivTABLE OF CONTENTS vLIST OF TABLESLIST OF FIGURES ixLIST OF ABBREVIATIONSDEFINITION OF TERMS xiABSTRACTCHAPTER ONE 11.0. Introduction1.2. Background of the study 11 .3. Statement the problem 51 .4. Research purpose 51 .5. Research objectives s1 .6. Research questions/thesis 61 .7. Significance of the study 61.8. Scope of the study 6CHAPTER TWO 7LITERATURE REVIEW 72.0. Introduction 72.1. Causes of poverty 7V2.2. Causes of school d...

THE EFFECTS OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS ON THE STUDENTS ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS IN SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN BUW AMA DIVISION MPIGI, DISTRICT

ABSRACT Generally the researcher set out to collect the data findings on "The effects of socio-economicstatus on the student's academic achievements in selected secondary schools in Buwama divisionMpigi district Uganda."Objectively the study aimed at finding out the effects of socio-economic status on the student'sacademic achievements in selected secondary schools in Buwama division in Mpigi districtUganda. This has been done with the help of quantitative and qualitative research methods. Th...

THE PREVELENCE OF TEENAGE PREGNANCIES AND THEIR PERINATAL COMPLICATIONS AMONG TENAGE MOTHERS IN KIRYANDONGO GENERAL HOSPITAL

ABSTRACT TEENAGE PREGNANCYTeenage pregnancy is defined as pregnancy in girls aged 10-19 years. it is estimated thatabout 11% of birth world-wide are to adolescents aged 15-19 years, and more than 90% ofthese births occur in low and middle-income countries. (WHO; 2011) Teenage pregnancy isassociated with many maternal and perinatal complications including perinatal deaths,prematurity and LBW, birth asphyxia and RDS, neonatal sepsis.The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of teenage ...

THE LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF THE ROME STATUTE ON KENYA AS A SIGNITORY STATE

ABSTRACT The study sought to establish the legal implications of the Rome statute on Kenya as a signatorystate. The major role of the ICC is to serve the international community and it was established bythe Rome Statute to try the perpetrators of serious crimes against the human population. It seeksto end impunity of perpetrators of crimes against humanity by providing justice to the victims ofsuch occurrence. The justice provided at the international criminal comt (ICC) is by Tar believedto ...

A SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS OF HIV/AIDS ON SOCIO-ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT OF ORPHANED CHILDREN IN KAKUZI DIVISION IN KENYA

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION ............................................................................................................... iAPPROVAL .................................................................................................................... iiDEDICATION ................................................................................................................. iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENT ......................................................................................

Effects Of Communication Difficulties On Academic Performance Of Learners With Hearing Impairment: A Case Study Of Gem Division, Siaya County

ABSTRACT The study investigated the effects of communication difficulties n academic performance of learners with hearing impairment. The study was guided by specific objectives that included; identifying ways in which our communication can be improved to suit school performance, the effect of communication on school performance, roles of the school in reducing communication barriers. The study was descriptive and analytical in nature where purposive sampling was used to select population. It...

FACTORS THAT CONTRIBUTE TO JOB SATISFACTION ANI~ JOB DISSATISFACTION AMONG PUBLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL TEACHERS: A CASE STUDY OF RUIRU, KENYA

TABLE OF CONTENTSPAGEDeclarationSupervisors approvalDedication ivTable of contentsList of tables viiAcknowledgement viiiAbstractList of abreviationsOperational definitions of terms xiCHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION1.0 Introduction1.1 Background of the study 51.2 Statement of the problem 61.3 Objectives ofthe study 71.4 Research questions 81.5 Significance of the study 81.6 Scope of the study 91.7 Justification of the study 9CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW . ~ . . .. . . ...._,~., 112.0 Introduction ...


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