Research Papers/Topics in Open and Distance Learning

Women Empowerment and Prevalence of HIV Transmission in Munkunyu Sub County, Kasese District

ABSTRACT  This qualitative research investigated the relation between Women empowerment and the’ prevalence of HIV AIDS in Munkunyu Sub-county Kasese District. The descriptive research design was used with and out of total population of one hundred respondents, a sample 50 children and 34 parents both male felmale as well as one NGO within Munkunyu Subcounty, Kasese district drawn using a Stratified random sampling technique. Data was analyzed using the Statistical Package for Social Scien...

Teachers Turnover Rate and Academic Performance in Mugusu Sub County, Kabarole District, Western Uganda.

ABSTRACT  The study of this report about teachers’ turnover rate in academic performance in mugusu sub county kabarole district western Uganda. It was directed by three objectives and these include. To investigate the relationship between teachers turnover rate and academic performance To determine the levels of academic performance To examine the causes of teachers’ turnover rate The study was carried out using simple random sampling to select a population. A simple size of 240 responde...

The Impact of Examination Malpractices on Students Academic Performance In Nyamache Division, Gucha District, Kenya

TABLE OF CONTENTS DECLARATION .............................................................................................................. i APPROVAL ................................................................................................................ ii DEDICATION ........................................................................................................... iii ACKNOWLEDGMENT ..............................................................................................

Rewards and Job Commitment of Secondary School. Teachers in Kampala District. (Case Study of Kampala Central And Makindye Divisions)

ABSTRACT  The purpose of the study was to establish the effect of rewards on job commitment of secondary school teachers in secondary schools in Kampala District (case study Kampala Central and Makindye Divisions). The study was guided by two objectives: to establish the effect of (a) financial rewards and (b) nonfinancial rewards respectively on job commitment of the said teachers. The study took quantitative and qualitative approaches using cross-sectional and correlational designs. involv...

Teachers Attitude towards Physical Education among Selected Public Primary Schools of Kasa Rani Division Nairobi

ABSTRACT  The study revealed that Physical Education plays a significant factor in the Education setting. The study was guided by the following objective; to determine teachers' attitude towards physical Education in Public Primary schools of Kasarani Division - Nairobi. In the five selected public primary schools, samples were got by mixing papers thoroughly in a basket while blindfolding and then picked them out. The teachers were picked at random while the pupils were picked on a 1/3 (thi...

Free Primary Education Impact and Analysis of Title Education Centers in Owimbi Zone, Madiany Division, Rarieda District-Kenya

Abstract The major purpose of the study was to determine the impact of Free Prima,y Education on Early childhood Education in Owimbi Zone, Madiany Division, Rarieda District, Kenya. The specific ojectives of the study were to; investigate the Impact of ji-ee primmy education on the enrollment of early childhood, to determine the Impact of ji•ee primary education on the quality f teachers of early childhood education and to asses the Impact of ji-ee primary education on ,source allocati...

Sesemat and Students Performance on Science Subjects in Selected Olevel Secondary School; A Case Study of Kyamulibwa Subcounty in Kalungu District

ABSTRACT SESEMAT programme has been recognized as an effective tool in enhancing the quality of teaching and learning science and mathematics in secondary schools. The SESEMAT programme was introduced in 2005 with the purpose to improve the teaching ability of science and mathematics teachers at secondary level; and to improve performance in those subjects. The main objective of the study was to assess the impact of the SESEMAT programme on science and mathematics in ~Jganda; a case stud...

Factors Influencing Academic Performance of Girls in Public Primary Schools, A Case Study of Buyinja Subcounty, Namayingo District, Uganda

TABLE OF CONTENTDECLARATION ...................................................................................................................... 4APPROVAL ............................................................................................................................ 5DEDICATION ........................................................................................................................ 6ABBREVIATIONS ......................................................................

The Socio-Economic Effects of Teenage Pregnancies and Academic Performance of Learners in Selected Schools of Kalangala District

ABSTRACT This study sought to examine the effect of teenage pregnancy on socio-economic aspects of girls in the selected schools of Kalangala district specially to identify the causes of teenage pregnancy among the girls, the socio-economic consequences of teenage pregnancies, and investigated the measures that would be taken to curb this problem. The respondents used in the study were local leaders, teachers, parents who filled a semi-structured questionnaire containing items which had ...

A MATHEMATICAL MODEL FOR CHOLERA TRANSMISSION DYNAMICS IN RUBAGA UGANDA

ABSTRACT In this research work, Mathematical Model for Cholera Transmission Dynamics in Rubaga Kampala District of Uganda, SBIR model was developed and analyzed. The model consists of five non liner ordinary differential equations. The effective reproductive number, (the number of secondary infections when a single infective individual is introduced into a population where a proportion is protected) was obtained. Further the disease free and endemic equilibrium where obtained and analyze...

The Impact Of Socio-Economic Factors On Academic Perfomance Of Pupils In Ainabkoi Zone Uasingishu Disrict, Kenya.

ABSTRACTRecent research statistics has shown that primary education level is faced by myriad of challenges. Kenyans cannot afford to complacent about it, thus there arise an immediate need to conduct an investigation on the issue of socio-economic influences on pupils academic performance. The study adopted a descriptive research design. This enhanced the researcher to obtain a better w1derstanding of the socio-economic factors affecting academic performance of p...

An Assessment of the Attitude, Knowledge and Practices on Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Infections Among Medical Students Studying at Kampala International University

ABSTRACTThe overall objective of this report is to study the predicaments of social and economic nature that schools located in Burunga sub-county Kiruhura district. This study was premised on objectives that included; Examination of the hindrances to excellent performance of learners. To investigate the likely causes of the perennial problems in Burunga sub-county Kiruhura district schools. To assess the effectiveness of the remedies so far put in place by relevant e...

Effects Of Poverty On The Performance Of Biology Subject On Education Learners A Case Study Of Nyeri District Central Province Of Kenya

ABSTRACTThe major objective was to find out on the effects of poverty on theacademic, performance of special needs education learners: The cases1udy was of Nyeri District Central Province Of Kenya. A total of 60(sixty) participants, 30 teachers, 10 parents, 15 Pupils and 10 politicalleaders were involved in the study. The study question wasinvestigated in line with the research questions of the study.The first research question sought to find out the causes of poorperformance of biology subje...

An Investigation Into The Effects Of Discipline On Academic Performance Of Selected Primary Schools In Busabi Sub-County, But Aleja District

AbstractThis study was designed to investigate into the effects of discipline on academicperformance of Sselected primary school in Busabi Sub-County, Butaleja District.Discipline in schools is a concern to both parents and educational administrators.As such, on important aspect which headteachers have to deal with asadministrators is discipline in their schools. Discipline pays a key role in theprocess of education.To have an orderly and ideal learning situation, discipline is necessary for ...

Teaching, Learning Resources And Pupils' Performance In Mathematics In Secondary Schools In Chinato Division Koria East District Kenya

ABSTRACTThis study set out to investigate the impact of learning resources on the academic performance of pupils in mathematics, in Secondary school, Kuria East district Kenya. The study followed an experimental research design, using both the pre-test and post test scores of the experimental and control groups. Random sampling was used to assign 27 pupils to the experimental group and 27 to the control class, making a total sample size of 54 pupils. But purposive sam...


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