Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

EVALUATION OF THE IMT/ESBS POLY-AIR DISTANCE EDUCATION PROGRAMME

INTRODUCTIONBACKGROUND OF THE STUDYEvaluation has a Latin origin, meaning to strengthen or to empower. Today, evaluation means different things to different people. Rowntree (1990) viewed evaluation as a process of getting various peoples reactions on a programme with a view to improving it. Evaluation could also be defined as a process of comparing programme performance with desired standards to determine if there is any discrepancy between the two (Provus, 1971). The term evaluation is larg...

Adoption Of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) To Enhance Financial Reporting In Nigeria Universities

ABSTRACTNigeria has adopted international financial reporting standard (IFRS) from 1st January, 2012. The study examined the extent to which adoption of international financial reporting standards (IFRS) can enhance financial reporting system in Nigerian Universities. The population of the study comprised 160 senior accountants and internal auditors. A survey design was adopted for the study. The mean scores and Z-Test was used in analyzing the data generated for the study. The findings indic...

SOCIO ECONOMIC BACKGROUND ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF BIOLOGY STUDENTS (Case Study Enugu North)

ABSTRACTThis study determined the effect of socio-Economics background on Academic performance of Secondary school Biology Students in order to study this topic, effect four research questions were raised and answered literature reviews related to this study were reviewed in the following subheadings. They are important of Biology concept of Socio-Economics Status. The design of the study is the sampling techniques were random sampling. The instrument used is questionnaire. The instrument was...

Problems of Examination Malpractice in Tertiary Institutions and Ways of Solving Them

In many institutions around the world the word “malpractice” has become a common phenomenon.  According to Oxford dictionary, malpractice is defined as: “a careless illegal or unacceptable behavior by somebody in a professional or official position eg. Medical practice”.  Hornby (2003).The American Heritage dictionary Mifflm (2009) defines malpractice as an “improper or unethical conduct by the holder of a professional or official position”.CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 BA...

DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF AUTOMATIC POLYTHENE SEALING AND CUTTING MACHINE

INTRODUCTION Polyphone Automatic sealing and cutting machine is a machine that is used simuanously to seal and cut polyphone into different sizes depending on the required dimension. Polyphone is a type of synthetic rubber widely used often as transference sheets for water proof packaging. Traders in the market require polyphone bags in packaging commodities for their customer. The same material can be made in various shapes as long as packaging of goods is concerned. There is obvious need ...

Empirical test on people's perception of radio messages on anti violence and terrorism

ABSTRACTReporting on terrorism presents a number of dilemmas and paradoxes to journalists, whose responsibility is to inform the public objectively, fairly and accurately. Thus, there are many unsettling questions on the ways the radio report terrorism, for which scholars of mass communication have not found absolute and definite answers. Such questions include whether or not the radio are accomplices to the aims of the terrorists, who crave cheap publicity; whether the media are not actually...

AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE CAUSES OF PREMARITAL SEX SECONDARY SCHOOL GIRLS AND ITS IMPACT ON THEIR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS

ABSTRACTThe research work focuses on the causes of Premarital Sex among Secondary School Girls and Its Impact on their Academic Achievements in Yagba East Local Government Area of Kogi State. One Hundred and Fifty Questionnaires were administered to female students in different schools. The data were analyzed and the following findings were discovered: Participation in Sex Education was at a low stage; Drop out cases were paramount in that vicinity; there is high rate of Media Exposure; Pover...

THE ISOLATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF NEMATODE AFFECTING TOMATOES GROWN IN SOME SELECTED AREA OF RIVER KADUNA IN KADUNA STATE

ABSTRACTFour (4) sites or area were sampled, using the”simple random sampling technique” to make up the study group namely; Malali, Ungwan Rimi, Stadium round about, Kawo for soil or root-not nematodes from tomatoes plant. Ten (10) plants uprooted randomly at each site(s) visited making a total of forty (40) plants were isolation and identification of nematodes was done at the Department of Crop Protection, Institute of Agricultural Research (I.A.R.) Ahmadu Bello University Zaria  ba...

AN INVESTIGATION OF THE RELEVANCE OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY INTO TEACHING – LEARNING PROCESS

ABSTRACTThis project was on the relevance of educational psychology into teaching learning processes in secondary schools in Enugu North Local Government Area of Enugu State.  The study was specifically aimed at investigating the importance and help educational psychology has rendered to teaching – learning processes in order to achieve these objectives, the following questions were formulated and used: What is the relevance of educational psychology into teaching – learning sit...

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES OF PRINCIPALS AS PERCEIVED BY TEACHERS IN IMO STATE SECONDARY SCHOOLS

ABSTRACTThis study is aimed at investigating the various strategies adopted by principals of secondary schools in Imo State in handling conflicts. Four research questions and three hypothesis guided the conduct of the study. Questionnaire was used to collect relevant data from three educational zones out of the six educational zones of the state. 720 teachers were randomly selected. T-test statistics was employed to test each hypothesis at 0.05 level of significance. The findings revealed tha...

EVALUATION OF SUPERVISORY PRACTICES IN PUBLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN ANAMBRA STATE

ABSTRACTThe main thrust of this study is to evaluate the supervisory practices in public primary schools in Anambra State. The study was guided by four research questions and two null hypotheses tested at 0.05 level of significance. As a descriptive survey, a sample of 400 respondents was used for data collection. The data collected were statistically analyzed using mean and standard deviation for the research questions and t-test statistics for testing the null hypotheses. The findings of th...

IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE (A STUDY OF STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA)

AbstractThe aim of the study was to analyze the impact of social media on the student’s academic performance [A study of students of University of Abuja]. To achieve this, the survey research method was used. Subjects were drawn from the University of Abuja, using the simple random sampling technique and purposive sampling. Four research questions guided the study. Research findings showed that a great number of students in University of Abuja, had access to the internet. To this end, the r...

MEDICAL APPLICATION OF X-RAY IN OUR SOCIETY WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE IN TREATMENT OF CANCER

ABSTRACTX-ray is one of the strongest radiation therapy that uses high energy shrink tumors and kill cancerous cell.  The hard x-rays isotopes has sealed tiny pellets placed in patients body which when decayed naturally gives off radiation that damage the nearby cancer cell and the DNA of the molecules inside cells that carry genetic information.  This research which is based on the medical application of x-ray and treatment of cancer is very educative and will go a long way in educ...

RELATIVE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCES OF THE STUDENTS IN JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND INTEGRATED SCIENCE IN ENUGU NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMEN

ABSTRACTThis study was carried out to determine the academic performances of the students in Junior Secondary School Certificate Examination in English Language and integrated science in Enugu North Local Government area in the year 2008 and 2009.Literature was reviewed based on the topic. The population of the study is junior secondary schools in Enugu North Local Government area, which their results are been collected using random sampling to select eight(8) secondary schools in Enugu north...

The Survival Of Igbomina Indigenous Political Structure Under The Ilorin Emirate System In The 20th Century

The motivation to undertake this study on “the survival of Igbomina indigenous political structure under Ilorin emirate system in the 20th century” is born out of increasing question on the identity and tenacity of the culture of Igbomina people and more especially their political system.For over a century, the Igbomina people were under different powerful political authorities. While places like Oke – Ode and Babanloma were under the Nupe authority, places like Oro, Igbaja, Omu- Aran, ...


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