Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

Use of Computer in Classroom

Computers in the classroom include any digital technology used to enhance, supplement, or replace a traditional educational curriculum. As computers have become more accessible, inexpensive, and powerful, the demand for this technology has increased, leading to more frequent use of computer resources within classes, and a decrease in the student-to-computer ratio within schools.College campuses used computer mainframes in education since the initial days of this technology, and throughout the...

IDENTIFICATION OF THE EFFECTS OF POOR OFFICE ENVIRONMENT ON THE PERFORMANCE OF OFFICE WORKERS (A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT COUNCIL)

ABSTRACTThe objective and aim of this dissertation is to examine the identification of the effects of poor office environment on the performance of officer workers in Enugu North Local Government Council in carrying out this investigation, some research question were formulated.  The researcher use simple percentage as the method of analyzing the data collected.  The whole population was studied because if small in number which is (50) fifty.The data for study was collected through ...

Teaching/Learning of Physics in Nigerian Secondary Schools: The Curriculum Transformation, Issues, Problems and Prospects

ABSTRACTThis article presents the comprehensive progression of teaching and learning of physics in Nigerian Senior secondary schools since inception in the nineteenth century. Specifically, the paper discusses the origin of science education in Nigeria, philosophy and objectives of teaching and learning physics, essential features of physics, the curriculum packages/contents, and problems/prospects of teaching and learning physics. Also, contribution of West African Examination council, scien...

Effect Of Laboratory Classes On Motivation And Level Of Achievement In Physics In Nigerian Secondary Schools

This research study was intended to answer a number of basic questions within the given intent of evaluating the effectiveness of lectures with laboratory classes versus lectures alone in teaching higher hierarchies of physics to two sets of randomly sampled student groups, respectively, in Nigerian secondary schools. The following basic research questions were addressed in this study:1. How does the laboratory and lecture affect achievement in physics compared with lecture only mode of instr...

Relevance Of Physics Education Programmes Of Nigerian Higher Educational Institutions To The Teaching Of Senior Secondary Physics

ABSTRACT  In this study, an attempt is made to determine the relevance or otherwise of the Physics Education Programmes of Nigerian higher educational institutions to the teaching of senior secondary physics.            Physics Department of ten Universities selected by stratified sampling technique on the basis of their generation and ten Colleges of Education (Five Federal and Five State), selected on the basis of geographical location,were involved i...

The Future of Education

This paper is an essay written about the possible future of education and how education could be improved in order to have sustainable growth and development.INTRODUCTIONEducation has been described all over the world as the key that opens the door of civilization and development. Undoubtedly, education in the future will remain paramount to every nation. It will remain an instrument ‘par excellence’ for effecting national development. Education in the future will definitely offer concept...

THE IMPACT OF EFFECTIVE PLANNING ON TEACHING AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT ON TEACHING AND LEARNING OF INTREGRATED SCIENCE IN SECONDARY SCHOOL

The overall objective of this study is to determine the impact of effective planning and curriculum development on teaching and learning of integrated science in secondary schools. To this end, the study seeks to accomplish the following specific objectives:i) To determine the effect of planning on teaching and learning of integrated science in secondary school.ii) To examine the effect of National Integrated Science Curriculum on teaching and learning in secondary schools.iii) To ident...

THE IMPACT OF EFFECTIVE PLANNING ON TEACHING AND LEARNING PROCESS

INTRODUCTIONPlanning in the context of education entails the process of setting objectives and determining the means to achieving the objectives. It entails deciding in advance what to be taught how, to teach, when to teach, who is be taught, and the evaluation of recipient. Planning is the beginning of teaching and learning process, before a teacher goes to the class to deliver any lesson, he plans such lessons while education administrators make policy and plan the curriculum for the s...

DEVELOPING KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDES OF CIVIC EDUCATION IN STUDENTS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: A CASE STUDY OF LAGOS STATE NIGERIA

AbstractThis study was carried out to design, implement and evaluate the impact of civic information, education and communication (IEC) programme on College of Education Students in Lagos State. The study utilized a participatory research model within the action research paradigm and employed a 2x2, non-randomized factorial design. Hypothesis were generated and tested in the study at 0.05 alpha level. Focus group discussion guide and civic knowledge attitude (CKA) questionnaires were used for...

LEARNERS’ BELIEFS & CONCEPTIONS ABOUT THE ROLE OF MATHEMATICS IN PHYSICS

ABSTRACTMathematics is an essential part of what we call physics. It plays an important role in physics research as well as in learning physics. It can be a useful tool or a barrier too high to overcome for some of our students. Only recently this aspect of learning physics has been given more attention. The study presented here makes a contribution to this field of research by providing a first view on students’ conceptions about the role of mathematics in (learning) physics. These beliefs...

THE IMPACT OF GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING SERVICES IN SOME SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN DOKA AREA

ABSTRACTThe research topic on: “the impact of guidance and counselling services in some selected secondary schools in doka area. The aim of guidance and counseling service in secondary schools is to assist students to understand themselves, their problems and to be ale to solve these problems without difficulties. Questionnaires were distributed and collected from respondents, the data and information collected were analyzed. Findings from the research showed that: The impact of guidance an...

IMPACT OF MASS MEDIA ON SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS STUDENTS' AWARENESS ON EBOLA VIRUS IN THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY, ABUJA, NIGERIA

AN EXCEL SHEET WORK IS ALSO INCLUDED BUT NOT ATTACHED IN THE MSWORD DOC. YOU WILL BE SENT THE EXCEL SHEET DOC. ONCE YOUR PAYMENT FOR THE FULL WORK HAS BEEN APPROVED.INTRODUCTIONThe mass media are diversified media technologies that are intended to reach a large audience by mass communication. The technology through which this communication takes place varies. Broadcast media such as radio, recorded music, film and television transmit their information electronically. Print media use a physica...

Challenges To Implementation Of Every Child Counts Curriculum By Teachers In Kwara State

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was carried out to investigate the challenges to implementation of every child curriculum by teachers in Kwara State. The target population for the study was teachers. A 20-item questionnaire constructed by the researcher, validated and tested for reliability was administered to 250 respondents. The sample was chosen through random sampling technique. The data collected was analyzed using chi-square statistical to test the hypotheses formulated at 5% signific...

The Relevance Of Mathematics To Learning of Physics in Secondary Schools

ABSTRACTMathematics is an essential part of Physics. It plays an important role in physics research as well as in learning physics. It can be a useful tool or a barrier too high to overcome for some of our students. Only recently this aspect of learning physics has been given more attention. The study presented here makes a contribution to this field of research by providing a view on the relevance of mathematics in (learning) physics. To know about relevance of mathematics in learning p...

STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVING LOW ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

ABSTRACTThis study examines strategies for improving low academic performance in English language in secondary schools in Kaduna state. Over the years, there has been a consistent decline in students’ performance in English Language. This sordid situation has caused teachers, parents, curriculum experts and evaluators a serious concern. To carry out this investigation, data were collected from thirty eight (38) English language teachers randomly from twenty secondary schools in Kaduna North...


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