Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

MOTIVATION AS IT AFFECTS TEACHING OF MATHEMATICS IN F.C.T ABUJA.

ABSTRACT: Towards achieving greatly in scientific and technological advancement, we need nothing but good performance in mathematics at all levels of education. The negative performance of students towards an educational aims and objectives could be associated to the low motivation of teachers most especially in the area of mathematics. In order to achieve this, this study investigates motivation of teachers as it affects teaching of mathematics in government secondary schools in F...

SCIENTIFIC REVIEW ON THEORY AND MECHANISM OF NEUTRON ACTIVATION ANALYSIS IN GEOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SAMPLES

ABSTRACT This study described the theory and mechanism for the simultaneous determination of major, minor and trace elements involved in Neutron Activation Analysis, applied to geological and environmental samples as a sensitive and non−destructive tool. Using Neutron Source, the gamma−rays emitted due to neutron capture have been applied for the investigation of the elemental constituents and concentrations of major, minor and trace elements in such samples. Neutron Activation A...

DELEGATION AND JOB SATISFACTION OF EMPLOYEES: A CASE STUDY OF ST.HENRY’S COLLEGE MBALWA-NAMUGONGO

The study sought to investigate “Delegation and Job satisfaction of Employees: A case study of St. Henry’s College School Mbalwa-Namugongo. It was guide by specific objectives of; to examine the influence of teachers’ involvement in decision making and their job satisfaction, to examine the influence of autonomy of teachers and their job satisfaction, to find out the influence of authority of teachers and their job satisfaction, to establish the influence of assignment of responsi...

THE INFLUENCE OF PARENTAL ATTITUDE ON PUPILS’ SCHOOL READINESS OF BARIGA COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT AREA OF LAGOS STATE CONSTITUENCY

ABSTRACT This study looked at the influence of parental attitude on pupils’ school readiness of Bariga Council Development Area of Lagos State Constituency. The specific objectives are to examine the demographic profile of parents in this study, to investigate forms of parental attitudes and their effects on the child readiness, to assess various forms of parental involvement on children’s school readiness, to determine whether or not the number of children in the family ...

TRUGGLE FOR THE MASTERY OF THE HISTORY OF NIGERIA POLITICS 1999 -2015 ; THE HAND WRITING ON THE WALL.

It is based on the current issues that are taking place in our contemporary politics in Nigeria.

Impact of Information and Communication Technology on Teacher and Learning of Social Studies in Junior Secondary School

ABSTRACTThis study was designed to examine the impact of ICT on the teaching of Social Studies in Junior Secondary School in Gwagwalada Area Council of Abuja FCT. A survey research design was adopted for the study while a simple random technique was used to select one hundred (100) respondents which include the teachers and student of Social Studies that constituted the sample size for the study. The main instrument used for the study was questionnaire and the data collected were analyzed usi...

NIGERIAN HIP HOP AS CULTURAL DIPLOMACY IN GHANA

Abstract The last three decades has seen the development of hip hop as a cultural and artistic phenomenon affecting youth culture around the globe, and in the process evolving as an enduring youth and social movement crossing spatial and socio-cultural barriers. The Nigerian variant of Hip hop complete with music and content has continued to be influential with wide acceptance in Africa and the world at large. The depth of the influence of Nigerian hip hop outside the shores of...

Women and Community Development In Rural Africa: Deconstructing Dominant Narratives

Although women’s critical roles in rural community development in Africa is undisputed, its recent discursive appeal in development policy raises questions regarding the ways in which the women living in rural contexts have been mis/understood, mis/appropriated and marginalized. Arguing that two narratives emerge: rural women as victims and rural women as agents of change, this chapter examines the ways in which African women’s experience in rural community development has been framed to ...

Youth Contribution and Participation in National Building in Nigeria (The Role of the Information Centre and the Library)

Youth Contribution and Participation in National Building: The Role of the Information Centre and the LibraryAbstractPurpose: The Research was conducted to evaluate the information demands of the youth, library usage, sources of service deliveries needed and the obstacles of using the libraries in two various youth engagements in the urban community in Ikeja, Lagos State, NigeriaMethodology/Design/Research: A Descriptive Survey Design was applied for the study. All the youths that att...

THE EFFECT OF HIV/AIDS ON WOMEN AND DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA

INTRODUCTION The earliest convincing evidence of the Human Immuno Deficiency Virus (HIV) that causes the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) was gathered in 1959 amidst the collapse of European colonial rule in Africa[1]. In January 1959 rioters briefly seized control of the African townships of Leopoldville, the capital of the Belgian Congo, shocking its rulers into frantic decolonization.  In the same year an American researcher studying malaria took blood specimens from pat...

IN WHAT SENSE, IF ANY COULD THE LEAGUE OF NATION BE REGARDED AS A REVOLUTION IN WORLD DIPLOMACY?

INTRODUCTIONThe League of Nations came into being after the World War One, in which her formation revolutionizes the political instability in world diplomacy to a point of order. The League of Nation’s task was simple- to ensure that war never broke out again. After the turmoil caused by the First World War, many looked to the League of Nations to bring stability to the world1. The only way to avoid a repetition of such disaster, was to create an international body whose sole purpose...

ETHNICITY AND POLITICAL VIOLENCE IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The purpose of this study is to examine Jos, the Plateau State capital, has remind the same for over a century. The study set out to assist the case of ethnic groups, specially the Broom, Anaguta, and Afizere and Hausa/Fulani, laying claim to pre-eminence over one another. The chapter one deals with the background to the study down to the definition of terms, chapter two deal  with  the  conceptual/theoretical  framework,  this  chapter  presen...

ASSESSMENT OF THE INFLUENCE OF CONFLICT RESOLUTION ON THE PERFORMANCE OF AN ORGANIZATION: A CASE STUDY OF EDO STATE CIVIL SERVICE

This research work highlights the result of a research carried out to assessment of the influence of conflict resolution on the performance of an organization: a case study of Edo State civil service. A substantial aspect of the study involved collecting data through the instrumentation of questionnaires. The data collected were classified, analyzed and the percentages of the findings presented in a table. The hypothesis was then statistically tested with chi-square in which the calcul...

SOCIAL STUDIES IN THE POSTMODERN WORLD

This paper attempts to discuss the role of the Social Studies teacher in the post modern world, a way out of insecurity in Nigeria. The reality of the post modern world is taking its toll on the school system as well as in other segment in Nigeria and else where around the world. The influence of post modernity in society requires an appropriate approach in learning in school subjects and teachers also need to be exposed to the need of preparing pupils to face the challenges impose by p...

CORRELATES OF ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF SOCIAL STUDIES STUDENTS

ABSTRACTThe   study   was prompted  by   the   assumption  that  a   child’s   performance   in  school   subjects  iscorrelated   by   the   variables   of   socioeconomic   status,   family   size   and   family   type.   How   thesevariables correlate stude...


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