Research Papers/Topics in Sociology Education

Confronting Cyber-Bullying In Schools: Towards Developing Guidelines For Cyber-Bullying Awareness In Highfields-Glenorah District Secondary Schools In Zimbabwe.

ABSTRACTThis study considers the development of cyber-bullying awareness guidelines in three Highfeilds-Glenorah district secondary schools amongst the form twos, form fours and Advanced level students. The purpose of the study was to establish guidelines for cyberbullying awareness in form of a framework in Highfeilds-Glenorah district, and how the findings inform the district education officers, about the challenges faced by the schools in dealing with cyber-bulling...

Prospects of women empowerment towards occupying influential posts in primary schools: a case of kwekwe urban schools.

ABSTRACT The study explored the prospects of women empowerment towards occupying influential posts in primary schools. Three primary schools from Kwekwe urban circuit and the district office respectively constituted the population of the study. The study was guided by the feminist perspective. Data was gathered from heads, deputy heads, teachers‟ in-charge and education inspectors by use of descriptive survey design. The research was guided by four research questions that focused on barrier...

The Association Between Cultural Capital And Academic Writing Skills: A Case Study Of Level One Semester One Communication Skills Students In The Faculties Of Arts And Social Sciences At Midl

ABSTRACTThis study was carried out to investigate the association between cultural capital and academicwriting skills of level one semester one Communication Skills students with particular referenceto Midlands State University. This study was informed by the cultural capital framework. A casestudy design was used. Questionnaires were administered to 117 level one semester oneCommunication Skills students of which 53.6% were females. Four lecturers were interviewedwhile assignments were analy...

Socio - Economic Status And Children’s Educational Life Chances: A Study Of Peasant Farmers In Basawa And Bomo Districts Of Kaduna State, Nigeria

ABSTRACTThis study investigates the relationship between socio-economic status and children’s educational life chances using the peasant farmers of Basawa and Bomo districts of Sabon Gari Local Government Area of Kaduna State as a case study. The study was embarked upon to find out the impact of socio-economic status on children’s educational life chances. Some of the problems of the study area stated in this work are; children’s low school enrolment due to thei...

Factors Influencing Parental Perception Of Nomadic Education In Shagari Local Government Area Of Sokoto State, Nigeria.

ABSTRACT This study was designed to investigate factors influencing parental perception of nomadic education in Shagari Local Government Area of Sokoto State. Descriptive survey design was employed which used Krejcie and Morgan (1971) table for determining the sample size in selecting the subjects for the study, the instruments used were Focus Group Discussion (FGDs) guide, interview and observation were the major instruments used in data collection. Subject of the research work were de...