Research Papers/Topics in Open and Distance Learning

THE IMP ACT OF SUBSIDIZED SECONDARY EDUCATION ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS IN KIRINYAGA CENTRAL DMSION, KIRINYAGA DISTRICT OF CENTRAL PROVINCE KENYA

ABSTRACTRecent research statistics has shown that the Subsidized Secondary education introduced inthe year 2007 had lead to a large influx of Students into Secondary schools. Kenyanscannot afford to complacent about it, thus their arise an immediate need to conduct aninvestigation on the issue of academic performance on the influx of Students.The study adopted a Descriptiv~ research design. This enhanced the researcher to obtain abetter understanding of the impact of Subsidized Secondary educ...

Institutional Causes of Students’ Poor Performance in Science Subjects in Selected Secondary Schools in Bulongo Sub County in Luuka District

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION iAPPROVAL iiDEDICATION iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ivTABLE OF CONTENTS vABSTRACT viiiCHAPTER ONE 11.0 Introduction 11.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY 1,1.1.1 Background of the Study 11.1.2 Historical background of science subjects 11.2 Fields of Science Education 31.2.1 Physics Education 31.2.2 Chemistry Education 41.2.3 Biology Education 41.2.4 Pedagogy 41.3 The guided-discovery approach to science education 51.4 Statement of the Problem 71.5 Purpose of the study 71.6 Objectiv...

Factors Leading to The Poor Performance in Chemistry in Selected Secondary Schools of Kabiyet Dmsion, Nandi North District Kenya.

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. An Investigation into The Causes of Poor Performance in Mathematics in Selected Secondary School in Tororo Municipality Tororo District

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Factors Contributing to Students’ Drop Out at Ordinary Level A Case Study of Mpigi District, Uganda.

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATIONAPPROVAL iiDEDICATION iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENT ivTABLE OF CONTENTS vLIST OF TABLES ixABSTRACTCHAPTER ONE 2INTRODUCTION 21.1 Background of the Study 21.2 Problem Statement 41.3 Purpose of the Study 41.4.1 Main Objectives 51.4.1 Specific Objectives 51.5 Research Questions 51.6 Scope of the Study 51.6.1 Content Scope 51.6.2 Geographical Scope 61.6.3 Time Scope 61.7 Significance of the Study 6Definition of key Terms 6CHAPTER TWO 7CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK AND LITERATURE REVIEW 72...

Factors Contributing to The Girls Drop Out of Public Primary Schools in Walda Zone, Belgut Division, Kakiptui Village of Rift Valley Province-Jericho West District-Kenya

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CAUSES OF UNREST IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN NJUMBI ZONE,MURANGA NORTH DISRICT,KENYA

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The Impact of Waste Management On the Environment in Soroti Central Division: Soroti District (Uganda>

TABLE OF CONTENTDECLARATIONAPPROVAL iiDEDICATIONACKNOWLEDGEMENTTABLE OF CONTENTLIST OF TABLESABSTRACTCHAPTER ONE 11.1 Background of the study 11.2 Statement of the problem 31.3 Purpose of the study 41.4 Objectives of the study 41.5 Research Questions 41.6 Scope of the study 51.7 Significance of the studyCHAPTER TWO 6LITERATURE REVIEW 62.0 Introduction 62. 1 Methods of solid waste management 72.2 The role of community in waste management 92.3 Problems and the challenges of solid waste manageme...

The Impact of English Language On Pupils’ Academic Performance in Primary Schools of Busia County, Funyula Division Samia District Kenya

TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle PageDeclaration iiApproval iiiDedication ivAcknowledgements vTable of Contents viList of TablesList of Figures xAbstractCHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTIONLi Background ofthe Study 11.2 Statement of the Problem 21.3 Puipose ofthe Study 31.4 Objectives ofthe Study 31.5 Research Questions -1.6 Scope of the Study1.7 Significance of the Study 4CHAPTERTWOLITERATURE REVIEW2.0 Chapter Overview 52.1 Theoretical Framework 52.2 Conceptual Framework 82.3 How English Language Influences the st...

Impact of Poverty On Parents' Participation in The Management of Ecd Programmes in Gatanga Location - Thika District

ABSTRACT The study focused on the impact of poverty on parents' participation in early childhood programmes m Gatanga division of Thika district. It was a cross sectional survey which involved pre-school teachers and pre-school parents and guardians as respondents. The findings revealed that parent's poverty will adversely affect their participation to early childhood programmes in Gatanga division. There is need for parents to actively support the ECO programmes for survival and continuity....

An Assessment of the Impact of Teaching Methods On Effective Performance of Mathematics as A Subject On Students in Kenya.

CHAPTER ONE 1.0  Background of the study Considering the contributions of mathematics, science, and technology to today's world, one would have expected mounting interest in these disciplines, but the reverse seems to be the case. Indeed, there is declining enrolment in mathematics and science subjects among the youth, and poor performance in examinations, such as those taken in high school math and science courses (especially physics) by the brave few who enroll (Ezeife, 1999). It is ir...

Challenges And Lessons Learnt During The Implementation Of Free Primary Education In Kisau Division, Mbooni East District, Kenya

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Impact Of Poverty On Academic Ithumbi Performance Of Students, A Case Study Of Mwingi Eastern Province, Kenya.

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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 ...


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