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Business education teacher perception regarding the structure of junior secondary business studies examination in Enugu urban

Teachers' Perceptions Regarding The Structure Of Jsc Business Studies Examination In Enugu UrbanABSTRACTThe study was aimed at ascertaining Business Education  teacher perceptions regarding  the structure of JSC examination in Enugu State with particular reference to Enugu Urban.The target population of the study comprised all the practicing business education teachers within all the selected secondary schools in  Enugu Urban. The data generated were precisely analysed by ...

Criterion-Referenced Measurement for Educational Evaluation and Selection

AbstractIn recent years, Sweden has adopted a criterion-referenced grading system, where the grade outcome is used for several purposes, but foremost for educational evaluation on student- and school levels as well as for selection to higher education. This thesis investigates the consequences of using criterion-referenced measurement for both educational evaluation and selection purposes. The thesis comprises an introduction and four papers that empirically investigate school grades and grad...

Schools as moderators of neighborhood influences on adolescent academic achievement and risk of obesity: A cross-classified multilevel investigation

By Bethany A. Bell-EllisonABSTRACTGrounded in Bronfenbrenner’s (1979) Ecological Systems Theory and through the application of cross-classified random effects models, the goal of this study was to examine simultaneously neighborhood and school influences on adolescent academic achievement and risk of obesity, as well as the moderating effects of schools on these outcomes. By examining concurrently neighborhood and school influences on achievement and risk of obesity, this study aimed t...

THE METHODS & IMPORTANCE OF ACHIEVING GOOD COMMUNICATION BETWEEN STAFF AND STUDENT

INTRODUCTIONThe art of communication involves listening and speaking as well as reading and writing. Staffs need to be highly skilled in all these areas to excel in their profession. Proficient communicators receive information, understand and synthesize it and express themselves at a high level. They make excellent staffs because they are able to transmit knowledge, skills and values at the same time they communicate their caring for the students entrusted to their care. They help motivate s...

AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE GROWTH, ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS AND SELF-RELIANCE

ABSTRACTAgricultural education offers opportunity for entrepreneurship and self-reliance for sustainable growth and development. This paper focuses on areas of agriculture that enhances self sustenance such as animal husbandry, crop production as well as marketing of agricultural product. The various infrastructural manpower constraints as well inconsistency in educational policy and over dependence of the economy on petroleum were highlighted as part of the challenges in development of ...

TEACHING EFFECTIVENESS OF SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS IN EMOHUA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF RIVERS STATE, NIGERIA

Abstract National development all over the world has continued to be intricately tied to educational development in which the teacher is the critical element. Many countries of the world have realized this central role of the \teacher in the education process, and both developed and developing countries including Nigeria, have made some efforts in this area. The situation in Nigeria, however, has not shown a linear upward progression both in nat...

The Effect Of Concept Mapping On Students’ Achievement In Biology In Senior Secondary Schools In Aba Educational Zone Of Abia State

ABSTRACTThis study investigated the effects of concept mapping on students’ achievement in Biology. The study was guided by three research questions and three hypotheses using pretest and posttest design. The population of the study was made up of ten thousand and forty five students (10,045) in Senior secondary school class two (2), in the (2015/2016) academic session in Aba Educational zone, Abia state. The sample consisted of 400 Biology students, comprising 210 students in the experimen...

The Influence of Organizational Climate and Teachers Job Satisfaction on the Teachers Job Performance in Secondary Schools

ABSTRACTThe study was predicated on the need to provide empirical evidences to the influence of organizational climate and teacher’s job satisfaction on the teacher’s job performance in Imo state. This was as a result of the need to see how the organization climate and the satisfaction the teachers get from their job can influence their job performance. To guide the study five research questions were formulated and four null hypotheses  tested at 0.01 and 0.05 level of significance. ...

A Study Of The Impact Of Instructional Materials In The Teaching And Learning Of Chemistry

ABSTRACT This study examined the impact of instructional materials in the teaching and learning of chemistry in secondary schools. The purpose was to investigate if instructional materials influences the academic performances of students chemistry. The survey type of descriptive research design was adopted . the sample for the study consisted of 5 secondary schools with 75 students and 25teachers in Ika South  Local Government  Area of Delta State. Four hypothesis were postulat...

THE ROLE OF VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN NATIONAL ECONOMY DEVELOPMENT.

 A Abstract   Technical education, as entrenched in the Nigerian National Policy on Education, is concerned with qualitative technological human resources development directed towards a national pool of skilled and self-reliant craftsmen, technicians and technologists in technical and vocational fields. The two key phrases, which readily come to mind in this type of education, are competency-ba...

First year engineering students’ approaches to study

  Abstract Student approaches to learning (SAL) and the levels of understanding they achieve are critically linked and closely related to motivation. This paper reports the results of a study involving first year higher education engineering students using the ASI-32 questionnaire to investigate approaches to study and end of year achievement.

AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE PROBLEMS MILITATING AGAINST THE EFFECTIVE OPERATION OF SMALL SCALE INDUSTRIES IN UDI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ENUGU STATE

ABSTRACTNo small scale industry can stand on its own and operate effectively if it does not acquire the necessary requirements to ascertain its effectiveness.Problems militating against effective operations of small scale industries in Udi Local Government has been investigated in course of this research and the result has shown that, inadequate financing of small scale industries has been a very fascinating issue and as a result of this, the industries can not attain to height they ought to....

IMPACT OF ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE IN BUSINESS ORGANISATION (A CASE STUDY OF PZ INDUSTRIES PLC ENUGU)

ABSTRACTRecently, with the present economic predicaments in the country, many business organizations and individuals have found it difficult to cope with the high cost of living.  This is due to the paucity of the raw cash available in the economy with which they can buy the necessary goods and services they require on the spot with cash.Fortunately, with the advancement in the business world, sales and purchases can be made on credit basis thus alleviating the sufferings and the depriva...


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