Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

The Effects Of Offshore Oil And Gas Operations On The Socioeconomic Life Of Ghanaians: A Case Of The People Of Ellembelle District In The Western Region Of Ghana

ABSTRACTThe oil and gas discovery and production in Ghana has given the country a new statuswhich has invigorated the scholarly debate on the effects of oil and gas discovery on thesocio-economic development of the citizenry. The discovery, and its subsequentproduction, at Ghana’s Jubilee fields was met with high expectations by the Ghanaiancitizenry, especially those within the catchment areas, as far as enjoying quality jobopportunities, socio-economic development in infrastructure, impro...

Learning Projects Among Small-Scale Master Automobile Mechanics Of Odawna In The Greater Accra Region Of Ghana

ABSTRACTThe study investigated the processes that characterised the learning projects undertaken by the master automobile mechanics (MAMs) of Odawna in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana using a sample of 200. The objectives of the study were to find out how the MAMs learning projects were triggered, how the MAMs determined their learning objectives, content, methods of their learning and how they carried out evaluation of their learning projects. The study also examined the relationships betw...

Adult Education In Nigeria: An Analytical Bibiography

ABSTRACTAdult education is conceived as activity that seeks to bring about improvements in the perceptual, intellectual, attitudinal and physical outlook of any adult and makes him/her function more effectively, economically, politically and socially.

Adolescents And Peer Group Pressure: Coping Strategy And Counselling Implication

INTRODUCTION Peer pressure is a phenomenon peculiar to the adolescent stage ( the teenage period).

Illness Perception And Quality Of Life Among Chronically Ill Patients: A Study Of Diabetics And Hypertensives At Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital

ABSTRACTThe aim of the study was to assess the quality of life among chronically ill patients. Specifically the study examined the effects of illness perception, socio-economic status, compliance with medication, religiousity and gender of the patient on quality of life. Ninety participants were selected from the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital to take part in the study. The ninety participants consisted of 30 diabetics, 30 hypertensives and 30 participants who were neither hypertensives nor diabe...

Community Participation in Sanitation Programmes at Ashaiman

ABSTRACT The study was set to find out community participation of sanitation programmes at Ashaiman. A sample of 98 community members was selected through a systematic random sampling technique from three out of eleven electoral areas and questionnaires were administered to five and officials from TMA sub-zonal office at Ashaiman. The major findings were that: 1. Most of the respondents were youth below 30 years who were mostly single. 2. The youth in the communities were not involved ...

Non-Formaleducation And District Assembly Women’s Participation In Local Governance In Northern Sector Of Ghana

ABSTRACT Since the United Nations Declaration of the Decade for Women in 1975 following the global outcry of poor and low participation of women in decision making and in politics in the 1980s, the Government of Ghana with its institutions and international donor agencies and organisations started increasing their focus on empowering women by providing Non-Formal Education (NFE) programmes. This was to raise the women’s consciousness and to build their capacities and skills. The...

Effect of Length of Marriage The Sources of Marital Problems Among Married Female Students Of Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State

ABSTRACTThis study investigated the effect of length of marriage on sources of marital problems among married female students of Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State. The population of married female students was 145; the sample was 103 of married female students. Descriptive survey designed was used. A simple random sampling method was used to select the married female students from the targeted school. Six hypotheses were raised and tested using Chi-square for data ana...

Preliminary Studies in Soybean( GLYCINE MAI (L ) MERRILL) Productivity on The Accra Plains

AbstractExperiments on mulching, temperature, storage end inter-row spacing were conducted in the fie ld and laboratory during the major and minor seasons of 1973* with 21 introduced soybean varieties including H ill, Kent, CBS 486 and Aasoy 71. 1. Mulching Kxperiments Three varieties (H ill, Kent, GES 466) were grown in two field trials and a pot experiment with and without mulch applied after planting in 1973* Mulching decreased maximum soil temperature; maintained higher so il mois...

School mapping: factors to consider when carrying out school mapping exercise.

In any school mapping exercise, certain factors should be taken into consideration. This article explains some of these factors.

School mapping: factor to when carrying out school mapping exercise.

In any school mapping exercise, certain factors should be taken into consideration. This article explains some of the factors.

The Effect Of Grazing Frequency On The Performance Of Some Tropical Grasses

An experiment was conducted on a grey-brown sandy-clay soil of vertical classification, at the Agricultural Research. Station, Legon, to study the effect of 3-, 4-, 5-, 6-, 8- and 10-weekly grazing on the performances of eight tropical grasses namely:- Cynodon aethiopicus, Cynodon nlemfuensis, Cynodon plectostachyus, Cenchrus ciliaris var Biloela, M git aria decumbens, Digit aria swazilandensis, Panicum. maximum and Paspalum pljcatulum.Srequent grazing reduced dry matter and green fo...

A Study of Traditional Methods Used in Promoting Health Among Lactating Mothers : Case Study of Gomaa District

ABSTRACT Traditional health care methods for lactating mothers have existed since time immemorial and were heavily depended upon by the Gompas and other traditional societies in general. With the introduction of modem health facilities, however, the emphasis shifted from their use to modem methods and facilities. These, over time, proved to be unavailable and cost-prohibitive. The objectives of this study were to find out how popular traditional methods are among the Gompas, what people...

The Economic Implications Of The Introduction Of Improved Methods For Maize: A Study In The Mampong District.

Objective of Study The study was motivated by the Ghana Government's proposal for an integrated crop improvement project for maize. The project seeks to promote the use of 'improved methods' of cultivating maize in selected centres of maize production in the country with the aim of increasing annual maize production by approximately 50,000 long tons over the next five years. It is hoped that the target would be achieved primarily through increasing yields on at least 100,000 acres of ...

Improving Agricultural Production In Ghana; A Case Study Of Extension Education For Migrant Farmers In Awudome Communities In The Volta Region

ABSTRACT This paper reports on means of improving agricultural production in Ghana, with a case study of extension education for migrant farmers in Awudome Communities. The study covered: - the extent to which they are aware of the innovations introduced by extension programmes; - the extent to which they are using innovations introduced; - some constraints the farmers face in adopting innovations; and the corrective measures that-can be taken in order to improve extension programmes...


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