Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

FAMILY BACKGROUND AS PREDICTORS OF ADOLESCENTS’ DEPRESSION IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN OBIO/AKPOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF RIVERS STATE

ABSTRACTThe study investigated Family Background as Predictors of Adolescents Depression in Secondary Schools in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. To guide the study, four research questions were stated. Descriptive research design was adopted for the study. The sample size for the study was 200 students drawn from the population with stratified random sampling techniques. The instruments for the study were Family Background and Depression Inventory (FBDQ). The v...

Classroom Adequacy and Convenience as Perceived by Students and Teachers in Egbeda Local Government Area of Oyo State, Nigeria

TABLE OF CONTENTSDEDICATION iiACKNOWLEDGEMENT iiiCERTIFICATION ivTABLE OF CONTENTS vAPPENDICES viiLIST OF TABLES viiiLIST OF FIGURES viiiACRONYMS & ABBREVIATIONS viiiABSTRACT xCHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 11.1 Background to the study 11.2 Statement of the problem 41.3 Purpose of the study 41.4 Objectives of the study 51.5 Research question 51.6 Significance of the study 61.7 Scope of the Study 71.8 Limitations of the Study 71.9 Operational definition of significant terms 7CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF ...

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS’ VIEWS AND ATTITUDES TOWARDS THE USE OF COMPUTER BASED TEST FOR EXAMINATION IN THE UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN.

This study investigated undergraduates’ views and attitudes toward the use of computer for examination among the Faculty of Education and Agriculture students in the University of Ilorin. The researcher investigated the view of undergraduates on the use of computer for examination and also their attitudes towards its usage for examination. The researcher also invested whether gender has an influence on undergraduates’ views and attitudes toward computer examination and also, whether Facul...

PERFORMANCE OF MATHEMATICS AT PRIMARY LEAVING EXAMINATIONS IN GOVERNMENT AIDED SCHOOLS. A CASE STUDY OF BUBUTU SUB-COUNTY, MANAFWA DISTRICT.

ABSTRACTThe major purpose of this study was to examine the performance of Mathematics at primary leaving examinations in government aided schools in Bubutu Sub-county, Manafwa District.The   study   was   centred   on   finding   out   whether:   -   methods   of   teaching,   pupils’   attitude   towards Mathematics and inadequacy  of instructional materials  lead to poor performance in Mathematics  at Primary Leaving Examinations in government aided schools....

ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPACT OF UNIVERSAL BASIC EDUCATION ACT ON GIRL-CHILD ACCESS TO JUNIOR SECONDARY EDUCATION IN FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY

ABSTRACTEducation has remained a social development tool for accelerating the growth and development of individuals and nations as a whole. In spite many attempts by governments at all levels (Federal, State and Local) to provide basic education to all children of school- going age, millions of children of the poor are still been deprived of this basic right. This research was conducted to ascertain the extent to which U.B.E programme has created more access to basic education for child...

The Effects of Social Media on Student Engagement and Collaboration: The Use of Facebook at the University of Botswana.

In the context of today’s electronic media, social networking sites have come to mean individuals, using the internet and web application to communicate in previously impossible ways. This study sought to explore the effects of social media on collaboration and engagement among students in the University of Botswana particularly the use of Facebook. The study adopted the descriptive survey research design which was employed to derive responses from sample size of 100 undergraduate in ...

The Influence of Drug and Substance Abuse on Frequent Inter-Ethnic Voilence and Clashes in Mount Elgon District: A Case of the Youth in Cheptais Division

ABSTRACTOne of the most compelling challenges facing Kenya today is the problem of illicit drugs and youth violence. The picture is grim with the Kenyan statistics on the drugs scenario is taken into account. With a turnover of around Kshs 100 billions, it is the third largest business in Kenya, next to petroleum and arms trade. About 10 million people all over the country consume one drug or the other. Drug addiction causes immense human distress and the illegal production and distribution o...

THE INFLUENCE OF DRUG AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE ON FREQUENT INTER-ETHNIC VIOLENCE AND CLASHES IN MOUNT ELGON DISTRICT A CASE OF THE YOUTH IN CHEPTAIS DIVISION.

ABSTRACTOne of the most compelling challenges facing Kenya today is the problem of illicit drugs and youth violence. The picture is grim with the Kenyan statistics on the drugs scenario is taken into account. With a turnover of around Kshs100 billions, it is the third largest business in Kenya, next to petroleum and arms trade. About 10 million people all over the country consume one drug or the other. Drug addiction causes immense human distress and the illegal production and distribu...

The Effects of Broken Homes on Pupils’ Performance in Selected Primary Schools in Mpongwe District

This survey research conducted was to find out the effects of broken homes of primary school pupils academic achievement in some Mpongwe Primary Schools. Three objectives and three research questions where formulated to guide the study. The population of the study consists of all the pupils in three selected schools in Mpongwe Area. Through the process of simple random sampling a total number of 100 pupils were selected to participate in the study. The major instrument used for collecti...

The Effect of Family Issues on Home Economics Students Academic Performances in Tertiary Institutions

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study is to determine the effect of family issues on student academic performance in Tertiary institutions. The population of the study comprises of all 400level student  of home economics in Tai Solarin University of Education Ijagun, IJEBU- ODE and all home economics student of Tai Solarin College of Education Omu Ijebu, Ogun State. The study was descriptive research design. The sample size for the research was One hundred students. The instrument used for the r...

Skill Needs of Workshop Attendants for the effective Operation of Agricultural Education Workshops in a Recessed Economy

ABSTRACTThis paper seeks to identify the skill needs of workshop attendants for effective operation of Agricultural Education workshops in a period of recessed economy. It analyzed the concept of Agricultural Education as a skill acquisition programme in need of workshops to actualize its objectives. It also conceptualized the term “Agricultural education workshops” while raising some arguments between Agricultural education workshop and Agricultural laboratories. Some objectives and impo...

Prospects and challenges of online journalism

INTRODUCTION Online Journalism refers to the practice of journalism using the Internet as a medium of reaching the target audience. It is the gathering, organizing, and disseminating of news stories in text, pictures, audio and video to the audience which also give room for interaction and immediate feedback using the internet. The online journalism make use of different platforms which include Blogging, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram etc.  The advent of online journalism comes w...

The Nigerian State, Security and Boko Haram (2010-2015): An Evaluation

Abstract: Nigeria currently suffers a gangrene condition. Security deficits are merely emblematic or symptomatic of an unhealthy state. The crises of the Nigerian state are such that there is no consensus yet on the narrative. This paper identified the basis of the dilemma in the unresolved and unsettling issues constituting the National Question. With a reliance on secondary data backed by textual analysis, the implications of the complex interface between terrorism and security deficits in ...

Moral Digest: Panacea for Youth Development in Modern Age

ABSTRACT Moral Digest is designed as an indispensable aid to provide simplified solution to the sordid menacing problems that keep undermining the nation’s moral fiber. Over the years, many people have expressed dissatisfaction on the various nefarious acts that are destroying the nation, weakening the church, and ruining youths. Almost on daily basis, nearly everywhere, one hears about problems of youth such as; alcoholism, phone pornography, indecent-dressing, rape, abortion, pr...


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