Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

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...

THE CHALLENGE OF SCHOOL SAFETY IN NIGERIA

This paper examines the role of Social Studies curriculum implementation in actualizing school safety in Nigeria. Safety is a social phenomenon that is desirable in society but has in recent times imposed challenge in Nigeria. Safety education is a concept in Social Studies learning. Safety is an environmental issue that affects man in its totality-physically, socially and morally among others. Social Studies as an integrated discipline is able to x-ray essential elements of child’s ...

THE ROLE OF OFO IN PRE-COLONIAL IGBO

Traditional Igbo political system is rooted in the very structure of Igbo society itself which exhibited democratic orientations, individualistic achievement, motivation, egalitarian tendencies and lack of hierarchical centralisation. With all, these the system has a high degree of coherence beneath the apparent anarchy and a  high degree of solidarity and stability beneath the apparent picture of compartmentalizion. The Igbo socio-political system like other pre-colonial societie...

The Effect of ICT on Teaching and Learning Biology in Mokwa Niger State

ABSTRACTIn the National Policy of Education (2004), emphasis is made on the need for laying a solid or sound basis for scientific effective thinking. This can only be achieved by the use of ICT in teaching and learning process. ICT is paving the way for a new pedagogical approach where students are expected to play a more active role than before. The study examined the effect of ICT on teaching and learning of Biology in Mokwa, Niger State. Four research questions were structured to guide the...

Influence of Human Resource Development on Teachers Job Performance in Secondary Schools in Makurdi Local Government Area of Benue State

ABSTRACTThis study investigated the Influence of human resource development  on job performance of teachers in secondary schools in Makurdi local government area of Benue State, Nigeria. Three objectives were formulated among which are to: examine the impact of in service training on the performance of teachers in secondary schools and ascertain the impact of induction on the performance of teachers in secondary schools. Three research questions and three hypotheses were also formulated ...

Impact of Headteachers' Leadership Style on Job Satisfaction of Primary School Teachers in Makurdi Metropolis

ABSTRACTThe aim of the study was to explore the effects of head teacher’s leadership styles on teachers’ job satisfaction of primary school teachers in Makurdi metropolis, Benue State. Despite measures taken to build capacity of head teachers in leadership and management, teachers have cried foul at the delivery of leadership styles by their head teachers. The question stands as to what effects the head teachers’ leadership styles have on their teachers’ job satisfaction in primary sc...

Problem of Teaching Practical Skills in Building Construction in Government Technical and Vocational colleges in Bauchi State

ABSTRACTThe study was carried out to determine problems of teaching practical skills in building construction in vocational and technical colleges in Bauchi State. Survey research design was used for the study, the population for the study comprised both teachers and students from seven technical colleges in Bauchi State. A total of 285 respondents (30 teachers and 255 students) were used for the study. A Structure questionnaire was used as instruments for data collection, three research ques...

Gender Discrimination And Academic Achievement of Female Students In Some Selected Senior Secondary Schools In Karu Local Government Area, Nasarawa State, Nigeria

Abstract- The purpose of the study was to find out the impact of gender discrimination on the academic achievement of female student; the study was carried out using five senior secondary schools in Karu LGA, Nasarawa State as case study ex-post facto research design was used for the study. Finding revealed that by overall performance, male students performed much better as compared to their female counterparts. Results shows, teacher’s negative attitudes and behaviors and, time wasti...

Repetition and Dropout Rates in Public Secondary Schools in Atiba Local Government area of Oyo State

Repetition and dropout is like a canker worm that has eaten deep into the fabric of our educational system. Over the years, educational planners, school administrators and educational agencies are concerned about how to reduce this state of educational system inefficiency. This research work determined repetition and dropout rates in public secondary schools in Atiba local government area. Descriptive research design was used and eight out of sixteen public secondary schools in the local gove...

AFRICAN INDIGENOUS FOLKSONGS AS A PEDAGOGICAL VEHICLE FOR REVIVING AND TEACHING AUTHENTIC AFRICAN MORAL VALUES

ABSTRACTThe study examined the pedagogical prospects of folksongs in reviving and teaching authentic African moral values. This study explicates that every action is a product of moral values. Moral values as defined by the study, means a standard on which people judge right actions from wrong ones. Moral values therefore are likely to vary from one society to another, just as cultures vary. The African culture or moral philosophy was examined from the standpoint of different scholars ...

Boko haram and Development of Northeast Nigeria (Focus on Yobe State)

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 Background to the StudyConflict is very often, the result of the interaction of political, economic and social instability,frequently   stemming   from   bad   governance,   failed   economic   policies   and   inappropriatedevelopment programmes which have exacerbated ethnic or religious difference (EC, 1996). The upsurge of terrorism engineered by Boko Haram poses grave secur...

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF AFFIXATION PROCESSES IN SWAHILI AND HAUSA LANGUAGES

Topic: A Comparative Study of Affixation Processes in Swahili and Hausa Languages,  is a research project compiled by Usamatu Suleiman Maiyama a student from Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto, Nigeria.The research is at aiming to findout the possible distinctions,  relationship and similarities there present in both languages (Swahili and Hausa) which are the Major languages in Africa. 


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