Research Papers/Topics in Open And Distance Learning

Factors Influencing Girls' Perfomance In Science Subjects At Secondary School Level A Case Study Of Mitguta secondary school Kiambu District Kenya

TABLE OF CONTENTSCHAPTER ONE ..................................................................................................................... 11.11NTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY ..................................................... 11.2 STAEMENT OF THE PROBLEM ........................................................................................ 31.3 PURPOSE OF THE STUDY ............................................................................................... 31.4...

An Investigation Of Absenteeism On Academic Performance Of Students In Secondary Schools, A Case Study Kaptoyoy Sub-County, Kween District, Uganda

TABLE OF CONTENT PAGEDEC LARA TI ON .............................................. .. ........ ........... .. .......... ........ ....... .... .. ..... .. .... ......... 2APPROVAL ...... ... ......... ..... ..... .................. ... ............. ... ............... ..... ........ .... .......... ........ ........... 3DEDICATION .................................... ....................... ........ : ...... ..... ..... ..... ... .. ... ... ......... .... ......... 4ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ............

The Effect Of Tourism And Academic Performance Of Learners In Kaloleni Zone, Kaloleni District-Kenya

ABSTRACTTourism in Kenya is almost exclusively centered on two geographical areas; the south coastbeaches and a handful of game reserves or national parks. A !50-kilometre strip of coastline northand south of Mombasa is lined with beach hotels designed for package tours and contains half of alltourism development in the country. This concentration spread the benefits (and costs) along thecoast and also the country as a whole. Despite the fact that tourism is such an important sector ofth...

Enrollment Of Girls In Physics In Randani secondary school In Gucha District, Kenya

ABSTRACT:The researcher seeks to carry out detailed study on enrollment of girls in chemistry inRandiani secondary school in Gucha district in Kenya. The study was conducted inselected regular schools in the division to represent schools in Gucha.The enrollment in girls in chemistry has been studied and possible solutions have beensuggested on how to improve their performance and enrolment.The target group includes student, teachers and head teachers. The researcherdistributed the quest...

Impact Of Financial Resources On Academic Performance Of Students In Secondary Schools Within Mandera Central, North Eastern Kenya

ABSTRACTThis study was carried out within Mandera Central which is located in NairobiNorth - district of Kenya. To come up with this study, the researcher had to bedriven by the cardinal (general) objective formulated prior to data gathering andthis had been stated as: This study is intended to investigate the influence offinancial resources on the academic performance of students in secondaryschools within Mandera Central in North Eastern Kenya. It is from such anobjective that the res...

The Impact Of Inclusive Education On Learners With Hearing Impairment In Regular Schools Of Rombo Division In Loitokitok District, Kenya.

ABSTRACTThis study examined the challenges of inclusion of children withhearing impairment in regular schools in Rombo Division LoitokitokDistrict in Kenya.The objectives of the study were to investigate the problems faced bychildren with hearing impairment in accessing education, determinethe relevance of the education currently offered to children withhearing impairment and to come up with solutions that can avert theproblem.Qualitative and quantitative designs were employed where co...

Impact Of Increased Numbers On The Growth Of Uganda’s Education System, Case Study Of Secondary Schools In Nabweru Sub County Uganda Wakiso District

ABSTRACTThis study is set out to investigate the impact of increased numbers on the growth of Uganda’s education system Secondary School in Nahweru sub-county. Wakiso district in order to achieve this, the researcher aligned objectives including. To assess the effect of increased numbers on the growth of Uganda’s education System in Nabweru Sub-county~ To establish the impact of secondary schools in Nabweru Sub-county. to determine the effect of increased numbers o...

Effects Of Spatial Organisation On Enviromi~Nt In Homa Bay District Ny Anza Pro Vice Kenya

The research finding concludes that spatial organization has brought far more negative impact on environment due to inadequate rainfall. increased population. and increased need for raw materials hy 1he i11tl11s1ri,·s '""I poli,·y 1•.11ickli11es 011 hm,· ihc·sc· el'li:els e;in he· clT,·c·tiwl,• lacklccl. It then recornrncncls that the government should pro\'ide more incen11,·cs like i'unds to tackle the different forms or pollution. The a,·erage population also needs to be e...

Causes Of Poor Academic Performance Among Puplls Within Selected Primary Schools: A Case Study Of Namanga Division, Kajiado District, Kenya

Despite the introduction of Free Primary Education Primary, schools in Kenya have been performing poorly in the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education examinations. Both the schools and individual pupils have not yet accrued to the full benefits of FPE. This study investigated the causes of poor academic performance among pupils m selected schools within Kajiado district, Kenya. The study employed casual- comparative design that seeks to discover possible causes and effects of behavior ...

The Impact Of Free Primary Education On The Reaction Of Illiteracy Case: Embakasi Division Nirobi Kenya

The study aimed at investigating the abilities of primary learning in writing , reading and communication in regard of free primary education that was introduced in January 2003 ,a case study ofEmbakasi Division ofNairobi from 2003.. 2007. the study was carried out upon the background that , poverty, ignorance of parents, inadequate facilities in public schools have led to the persistence ofilliteracy levels at 7~5% though the programme of FPE intended to have reduced them below that by ...

Block Mechanism And Pupils Academic Performance In Schools: Case Study Of Kitumui Primary/Secondary School

ABSTRACTThis paper gives the results of a survey and evaluation of the Free Primary Education(FPE) program in Kenya. The FPE program started in January 2003 when a newgovernment came to power after a general election. This was a fulfillment of one ofthe government's election promises.The FPE program is implemented by the Ministry of Education, Science andTechnology (MO EST) through Direct Support System. This is a system whereby thegovernment, through the ministry gives direct financia...

Causes Of Poor Performance In Physics At 0-Level In Schools Secondary Schools In Kagadi Town Council In Kibaale District

A survey research design made use of collected data 70 respondents were selected. Questionnaires, interviews and documentary analysis were used. Head teacher. teachers. students and oratory attendants were purposively selected as they were key information whole students were selected using simple random sampling. Majority of these secondary schools in the area of the study were found not having enough qualified teachers and in most cases employ licensed teachers and s.6 leavers who do no...

The Effect Of Human Immunodeffic!Ency Virus/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome In Primary School Children In Murinduko Location In Kirinyaga District Kenya

The research was carried out to find out the effect of Human Immunodeficiency virus/AIDS on regular primary schools children in Murinduko Location, Mwea Division - Kirinyaga District. Purposive sampling was used where the researcher interviewed 20 pupils and 20 teachers in regular primary schools.

The Imp Act Of Advertising On Drug Abuse Kimulot Division, Kimulot Location, Konoin District In Kenya A Case Study: Kimulot

Before placing an advert in the mass media, both a client and the agency have to determine the objective of the advertising campaign. It may be traditionalist in nature; in that they relate to products sale. For instance, building images, spreading news about the product, adding value to the product and comparing the product with its competition. Non traditional objectives on the other hand, may be based on public opinion or government Jo!icy (at times as editorial ads); rectifying inacc...

Assessment Of Availability And Use Of Teaching And Learning Materials On Curriculum Instruction In Early Childhood Development Centres

This study was carried out to establish the availability and use of teaching and learning materials on curriculum instruction in ECD centers within Division. The following objectives were used in this study; to identify the existing types of teaching and learning aids used in early childhood education centers, to investigate whether ECD teachers were aware of the importance of teaching/learning aids, and to investigate the form of support offered to ECDs to acquire the relevant teachin...


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