Research Papers/Topics in Open And Distance Learning

Challenges Of Physically Facing Impaired Learners Learners With Impairment: Of Kapenguira ~ Primary Schools, Wet Pokot District, Kenya

ABSTRACT The research topic is about challenges facing learners with physical impairment m academic performance in Kapenguria Zone, Kapenguria division west Pokot district. The purpose of the study was to determine the challenges faced by physically impaired learners in primary schools in Kapenguria Zone, Kapenguria division, west Pokot district. The research qttestions f0Cii:'>Cd on attitude of both teachers and parents, environment of the schools, educationai resources and challenges ...

Factors Affecting Academic Performance Of Students In National Examinations. A Case Study Of Townsidp Zone, Central Division , Embu District Kenya

This study was to determine the relationship between teacher factors and students performance in KCPE (Kenya Certificate of Primary Education) in Embu, Kenya. All primary sources were revisited in the collection of related literature. The study used a descriptive a research design given the short period of time that was availed to the researcher. The findings of the study revealed the following: Teachers were found to be acting as role models, were possessing sound leadership skills and ...

Learning Capabilities Of Mentally Challenged Children In Meru South District Kenya

Mentally challenged children are first and foremost children with similar needs and desires like normal children. A net work of forces, the most important of which are the family, the school and the society in which the child lives, influences their development and learning abilities. The impact of each of these forces changes as the child develops and shapes also the kind of intra and interpersonal interactions of the child with people and the environment in socialization. The purpose ...

Defilement And Girl-Child Education In Selected Secondary Schools In Mbooni East District-Eastern Province Of Kenya

Eff01is are also in place to remove gender stereotype in the classroom and textbooks, which have contributed to the poor performance of girls. Gender courses have been introduced in institutions of higher learning, 58 Folk Development Colleges (FDCs) and four Community AbstractDevelopment Training Institutes (CDTis) of Tanzania Mainland Besides efforts in the education sector, attempts have also been made to protect young girls from sexual violence, with various laws being enacted to pro...

The Policy Of Free Primary Education And Pupils' Educational Attainment In Selected Primary Schools Of Diani Division, Msambweni District, Kenya

Recent research statistics has shown that the free primary education introduced in the year 2003 had lead to a large influx of pupils into primary schools. Kenyans cannot afford to complacent about it, thus their arise an immediate need to conduct an investigation on the issue of academic performance on the influx of pupils. The study adopted a Descriptive research design. This enhanced the researcher to obtain a better understanding of the impact of free primary education on academic pe...

The Assessment Of Hearing Aid To Learners With Hearing Impairment In Mao Primary School Kisumu East District Kenya.

The study aims at assessing the hearing aid to learners with hearing impairment in Nairobi Kenya. The researcher applied survey method that involved qualitative and quantitative approaches of collecting raw data. Thirty questionnaires were sent to thirty respondents who completed and returned all of them to the researcher. The respondents were randomly sampled. Frequency tables, bar graph and pie chart were used to assemble and analyze the raw data in percentages. The data analysis expl...

Learning Difficulties And Poor Performance In Mathematics In Ongata Rongai Zone, Ngong Division, Kajiado District Kenya

The study was to examme the learning difficulties and poor performance in mathematics in Ngong Division. The study was to find out why learners have poor attitude towards mathematics teachers and whether the teachers use the possible materials when teaching mathematics. The study also was to examine the best ways of attending the individual learners' difficulties in mathematics. The data was collected using structured questionnaires, interviews and observation subsequently simple statis...

Savings And Credit Schemes On Financial Accessibility In Rwanda; Acase Study Of Sacco Wisigara Rangiro In Nyamasheke District

The study focused on savings, credit schemes and financial accessibility in Rwanda and it considered primary data. It was guided by the following research objectives; the importance of small savings and credit schemes to the people of Nyamasheke district, accessibility of financial services from savings and credit schemes in Nyamasheke district as well as the relationship between credit schemes and financial accessibility in Nyamasheke district. The research under took descriptive correl...

Learning Resources And Academic Performance In Chemistry In Mugoiri Location, Murang’a District, Kenya

The study looked at the relationship between learning resources and academic performance of chemistry students in Mugoiri location, Muranga district. In an attempt to achieve the above, two objectives were developed. This chapter presents the summary, conclusion and recommendations. The first objective sought to identify the relationship between level of resource availability and academic performance. The study focused on availability of text books, classrooms, practical materials, & l...

Factors Affecting Academic Performance Of Students In Physics In Kisii South District Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to examine the factors affecting the performance in physics in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education in Kisii South district. The specific objectives were to examine the endogenous and exogenous factors affecting the performance in physics in Kisii south District. Questionnaires were the main method used for data collection .They was of two types, the students' questionnaires and the teachers' questionnaires. The findings were presented in tabu...

Factors Affecting The Enrolment Of Girls In The Selected Primary Schools Of Isiolo County (Case Study Of Isiolo Barracks)

The purpose of this study was to investigate the reasons for poor enrollment of girls in Isiolo sub county with focus on, how security and safety influence their enrollment in schools: assessing the type of curriculum adopted in schools and how it affected female enrolment; identify traditional practices which influence girl child enrollment in schools and assessing the relationship between gender preference and girl child enrolment. The population used included 36 teachers from Isiolo ...

Attitudes Of Physics Teachers Towards The Teaching Learning Process In Secondary Schools In Nyacheki Division, Gucha District, Kenya

ABSTRACT The purpose or this study was to investigate the attitudes of physics teachers towards the teaching- learning process in selected Secondary schools ol' in Nyacheki Division, Gucha, Kenya. The objectives of the study were; to determine the role of teachers' attitudes on the teaching- learning process, to whether teaching attitudes affecting negatively the teaching- learning process. and to investigate whether the teaching competencies affect the teaching- learning process. ...

Challenges Encountered In Impliementing Free Primary Education In Nyeri Municipality Nyerikenya

This study was seeking to investigate on the impact of the FPE in primary schools. There has been a concern that FPE lead to increase in the pupils' enrolment, leading to congestion which has in tum compromised on quality. This has prompted the researcher to investigate factors contributing to the situation and how it can be corrected with the following objectives:-• Profile of respondent in terms of age, sex and marital status • Achievement of Free Primary Education...

Teac Er Otivation And Academic Pe Ormance Of P Ils In Un Versal Primary Education Schools In Baitambogwe Sue County, Mayuge Istrict Uganda

This report is a study caffied out in Baitambogwe Sub County, in Mayuge district which aimed at studying the relationship between teacher motivation and academic performance of pupils in Universal Primaiy Education (UPE) schools. Teacher motivation has been seen to be at its lowest in Baitambogwe Sub County, this stemming from a number of variables ranging from personal variables e.g. age, gender, marital status etc. situational I organizational variables, e.g. salary...

An Investigation Of Students’ Involvement In Selected Secondary Schools Discipline Enhancement In Rongo Division,Rongo District

ABSTRACT Each year about 50 schools go on strike during the month of July, this year (2008) over 300 schools were on revolt during the second term. It is a tension filled month because of the mocks, schools running out of money and meals way below standard. Students have endured six months of what they consider ill treatment, incompetence and absenteeism of teachers, administrative corruption, poor maintenance of buildings and no one to listen to their normally reasonable complaints and...


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