Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

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, ...

The use of ICT in teaching and learning of english language

TABLE OF CONTENTChapter OneINTRODUCTIONBackground of the StudyStatement of the ProblemSignificance of StudyPurpose of StudyResearch QuestionLimitation of StudyDefinition of TermsHypothesisScope of StudyChapter TwoREVIEW OF RELATED LITERATUREConceptual FrameworkStudents-Teachers’ Competence and Attitude towards Information and Communication TechnologyChapter ThreeTHE RESEARCH METHODArea of the StudyPopulatio...

The Changing Role Of The Traditional Political Institution In Ibadan In The Twentieth (20th) Century

This study focuses on the events of the 20th century, that is to say from 1900-1999 but as an historical study, the need to apprise the period before the period of focus will provide necessary information that will illuminate the understanding of Ibadan history.  To follow the period before 20th century, a full focus will be on the period to appraise the changes recorded in both the status and role of the Traditional Political Institution in Ibadan.          &nb...

THE ROLE OF THE TEACHER IN CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT (A Study of Rimi College, Kaduna)

ABSTRACTThe study examines the role of the teacher in classroom management. The population of the study consist of the entire teachers of Rimi College Kaduna. Out of 52 staff, 27 were selected as the sample size. Questionnaire constituted the instrument of data collection. The mean (x) was used to analyze the five liker questionnaires based on the research questions. The analysis indicated that the function of the teacher in classroom management if basically planning of lesson, inculcating di...

THE TEACHING OF INTEGRATED SCIENCE (ITS) IN THE PRIMARY SCHOOLS, PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS (A CASE STUDY OF SOME SELECTED PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN KADUNA STATE)

ABSTRACTThe research topic on: “The Teaching of Primary science (PR. SC) (also know as Integrated Science (ITS) in the junior secondary Schools ITS)in the primary schools, Problems and Prospects: A Case Study of Some Selected Primary School in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State”. The objective/purpose is to determine how the teaching of Integrated Science has feature in the school curriculum as the case may be. Some literature review was made in the area of teaching science on th...

Impact of Teacher’s Involvement in Examination Malpractice on Students in Secondary Schools in Ebonyi State: Afikpo Educational Zone

INTRODUCTIONOur society is faced with various kinds of malpractices. It is very common to see teachers failing to do their professional duties properly.Examination malpractice is one of such acts where people do things wrongly in an interrupted way to achieve or acquire correct things. Salami (1995) explained examination malpractices as all forms of illegal acts or cheating in order to pass an examination. He said that these include cheating in the hall, writing exam outside the hall, buying ...


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