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Research Papers/Topics in Education

TEACHING MECHANICS WITH MIND MAPPING INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGY IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN EKITI STATE

ABSTRACTThis study investigated teaching mechanics with mind mapping instructional strategy in Tertiary Institutions in Ekiti State. A research survey design was used for this study. Four research questions were raised for the study. Simple random sampling techniques was used to select forty (40) students from Physics Department in College of Education, Ikere Ekiti which made up the total sample size for the study. Simple mean and standard deviation was used to analyze dat...

THE INFLUENCE OF POVERTY ON STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

ABSTRACT The study investigates the influence of poverty on the students’ academic performance in secondary Ikere Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Nigeria. This research work elucidated clearly the full meaning of poverty as to how it affects the academic performance of the students through poverty indicator analysis. Two hundred (200) copies of questionnaire were distributed to ten (10) selected schools in the study area. Simple mean and standard deviation were used to a...

THE INFLUENCE OF SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT ON ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF BUSINESS EDUCATION STUDENTS IN PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES IN EKITI STATE

ABSTRACT  The study was carried out to investigate the influence of school environment on academic achievement of business education students in public Universities in Ekiti State. The design of the study is descriptive while the population comprised students of the two institutions selected. The sample size for the study was 100 respondents while a researchers’ self-developed questionnaire formed the instrument for data collection. Three experts validated the instrument and a cronb...

KANTIAN CRITIQUE OF THE PHENOMENON OF SUICIDE

AbstractSuicide as a phenomenon has been realized at the apex in the list of causes of death in our society, its effect is becoming more intense on daily bases and the outcome of a suicidal act to the general public has been observed as a notable problem in the contemporary society. Philosophers, sociologists, psychologists, religious leaders and authorities in different fields have given much attention to the study of the phenomenon of suicide. It is on this background that this work analyse...

ASSESSMENT OF SCHOOL RECORDS IN PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN OREDO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA IN EDO STATE, NIGERIA.

Abstract This research examines school record keeping in public secondary schools in Oredo Local Government Area. The objectives of the study were to find out the type of school records, the level of adequacy of record facilities for school record keeping in public secondary schools, the adequacy of personnel for school record keeping, the training opportunities for school records keeping provided for staff in public secondary schools, and the security strategies for protecting scho...

Effect of Diversity Elements at Workplace: An Empirical Study

The objective of the research is to investigate diversity elements that are prominent at the workplace and its impact on employee satisfaction towards diversity at workplace in Malaysian hotel industry. There are several diversity variables that influence the employees’ satisfaction such as gender, age, ethnicity and educational background. Therefore, the research tests relationships between these four variables and the employee satisfaction which can affect employee turnover rate in t...

WILLINGNESS TO PAY FOR SANITATION: EVIDENCE FROM HEDONIC PRICE MODEL (HPM)

Sanitation management issues have gained global interest due to its immense impact on health and economic development, especially within the developing regions of the world. In Ghana, despite the proactive policies implemented by the government, households still find it as a problem to have access to improved sanitation. In this research, we hypothesize that access to sanitation in residences increases housing appraisal value. The hedonic price model was applied to value the access to improve...

Effect of Computer Simulated Experiments Using 3D Interactive Virtual Laboratory on Students Academic Achievement in Chemistry in Ijebu-Ode Local Government Area, Ogun State

ABSTRACTThis study investigated the effect of computer simulated experiments using 3D Interactive Virtual Laboratory of students’ academic achievement in Chemistry in Ijebu-Ode LGA, Ogun State. The study employed a non-randomized control-group pre-test and post-test quasi-experimental design involving two Senior Secondary One Chemistry classes; one as an experimental (52) and the other as a control group (53).  An Achievement test (Chemistry Achievement Test) consisting of 30 multiple-choi...

Feminist Aesthetics in Neshani Andreas' The Purple Violet of Oshaantu and Binwell Sinyangwe's A Cowrie of Hope.

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION        Man  has  often  been  the  very  type  of  humanity  that  is  recognized.  Every society sees woman as relative to man. The patriarchal system gave rise  to  the  term  feminism.  From  time  immemorial  women  have  been subjugated, oppressed and humiliated. Women have been seen as a second, a wife and rearer of children and nothing more.        Feminism  as  an  advocate  for  the  emancipation  of  women  from oppres...

Communication Modes, Religion and Parents Attitude as a Determinant of Psychosocial Adjustment of Learners with Hearing Impairment in Ibadan North Local Government Area

The study investigated the influence of communication modes, religion and parent attitude on the psychosocial adjustment of student with hearing impairment. The study investigated the influence of communication modes, religion and parents attitudes on the psychosocial adjustment of student with hearing impairment. A self-developed structured questionnaire was designed for date collection, Section A focused on the demographic information, while the section B, C, D and E measures the variables ...

UTILIZATION OF STUDENT-CENTERED METHODS IN DEVELOPING EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS AMONG POLITICAL SCIENCE EDUCATION STUDENTS IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES

ABSTRACT The main purpose of this research was to determine the utilization of student-centered method in developing employability skills among political science education students in Edo- South Senatorial District. Specifically, the study sought to determine the extent to which demonstration method is used in developing employability skills among political science education students; the extent to which field trip method is used in developing employability skills among political sci...

INFLUENCE OF OBSERVATIONAL LEARNING APPROACH IN DEVELOPING ENTREPRENEURIAL KEY COMPETENCIES AMONG BUSINESS EDUCATION STUDENTS IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study is to investigate the influence of observational learning approach in developing entrepreneurial key competencies among business education student in public and private universities in Edo south senatorial district. The objectives of this study were to determine the influence of observational learning approach in developing creativity skill among business education student, the influence of observational learning approach in developing innovative capab...

Intellectual Bullying and Harassment of Students by Lecturers/Supervisors

Academic institution can be a hostile place when lecturers/supervisors mistreat and bully students. Bullying occurs in all stages of life and the university is not an exception. The fact that most cases of bullying in universities are usually shut down and rarely discussed, does not mean it is not happening. The paper examined the prevalence of lecturer/supervisor bullying among students and how it wreaks havoc on students’ sense of self – worth and self – confidence...

CROSS GENERATION SEX AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE LEANERS AT KAMPALA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (CASE STUDY OF COLLEGE OF EDUCATION OPENDISTANCE AND e-LEARNING)

ABSTRACTThe study sought to investigate Cross Generation Sex and Academic Performance Learners at Kampala International University Case Study of College of Education Open Distance   and e-Learning, Aimed To find out Causes of cross generation sex, to examine effects of cross generation sex in Kampala International University and To assess Mitigation strategies reduce its impact. Research design used was descriptive case designs using both qualitative and quantitative approaches....

The Relationship Between Science Process Skills and Student Attitude Toward Physics in Senior Secondary School in Aliero Metropolis

ABSTRACTThis study investigated the relationship between science process skills and student attitude toward physicsin senior secondary school in Aliero metropolis. The study adopted a descriptive survey design and datawere largely descriptive by nature. Two set of questionnaires namely; Science Process Skills Test (SPST)and Attitudes toward Physics Questionnaire (ATPQ) was used for Data collection constructed by theresearcher. These were administered to a sample of 203 students selected from ...


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