Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

IMPACT OF TEXT MESSAGING AND SOCIO-MEDIA SLANGS ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS IN COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, MORO IFE NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, OSUN STATE

ABSTRACTAny material that has been produced for Education, Information and Entertainment or for any other reason or reasons must have been written by an author, or a group of people or an organization whose right to the material must be protected from undue exploitation by other members of the society. This means that apart from the owner of an intellectual property, no other person can make economic use of it unless he gets permission from its owner or his license. The extent of exploit...

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...

Abortion And The Value Of Human Life

ABSTRACTAbortion is a moral issue that has attracted a lot of controversial views from both the supporters and the denialists. The arguments of the pro-lifers and the pro-choicers presents abortion as a social phenomenon that has both ethical and moral implications. This is because if we accepts the pro-lifers view that, abortion is bad without any qualification then, such acceptance will be contrary to the principle of situation ethics which recognizes that it is not at all time might justif...

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 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...

Teachers' Perception Of Difficult Areas In Secondary Schools Biology Curriculum

ABSTRACTThe purposes of this study were to investigate what biology content areas that biology teachers perceive as important but difficult for them to teach and the reasons they for perceptions. The investigator used a forty-item questionnaire to elicit information from one hundred and twelve biology teachers in Kwara State. The mean and standard deviation of each item were computed and rank ordered. Frequency counts were then used for the reasons given by the teachers. Most of the content a...

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...

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...

Perception Of Difficult Topics In Chemistry Curriculum By Students In Nigeria Secondary Schools

ABSTRACTThis study was conducted to identify topics perceived difficult by chemistry students in Nigerian secondary schools. Five hundred and sixty SS III Chemistry Students were randomly selected from 28 senior secondary schools in seven states of the federation. A 20 – Item questionnaire was administered to respondents. Mean, standard deviation, variance and t-test statistics were used to analyse research data collected. Findings showed that chemistry students perceived 13 topics (65%) di...

COMPARATIVE EFFECT OF CO-OPERATIVE LEARNING STRATEGY AND INQUIRY BASED METHOD IN THE LEARNING OF CHEMISTRY AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTScience may be viewed as a way of questioning or verifying the truthfulness of knowledge. It also can be said to be the knowledge which is obtained through careful and systematic observation and testing of facts. In fact, technology is the secret behind the development of many countries and nations. It is what is produced through science that is applied in technology for the comfort of man. Therefore, the elementary idea(s) of scientific and technological knowledge’s are introduced ...

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...

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 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...

Effect of discovery method and Gender on students Academic Achievement in Mathematics in senior secondary school

Abstract   This study examined the Effects of discovery method and gender on student’s academic achievement in Mathematics in Senior Secondary Schools. The moderating effects of mathematics anxiety and gender were also investigated. The study adopted the pretest-posttest, control group, quasi experimental design with a 3x3x2 factorial...


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