Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

EVALUATION OF TEACHERS INPUT AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUDENT IN GEOGRAPHY IN ONITSHA EDUCATIONAL ZONE

AbstractThis study focused on the evaluation of teachers input and academic performance of students in geography in Onitsha Educational Zone. A descriptive survey method was adopted for this study. A structured questionnaire made up of 20 items was designed and administered to 200 respondents, twenty (20) each for the ten (10) selected schools. The data collected from the study were analyzed using the mean scores and standard deviation from the result of the study. The study reveal...

The Influence of Truancy on Academic Performance in Secondary Schools: Case Study of Oju Local Government in Benue State

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PRINCIPALS’ PERCEPTION OF SINGLE-SEX EDUCATION

Abstract This paper investigated principals’ perception of single-sex education. The study adopted a descriptive survey design. The population comprised all principals in the Federal Capital Territory – Abuja. The sample of the study was 30 respondents who were drawn from the population through purposive and random sampling. A self-designed instrument tagged ‘Principals’ Perception of Single-Sex Education Questionnaire’ (PPSSEQ) was used for data collection. The instrument was val...

ANALYSIS OF THE TEACHERS’ PERCEPTION ON THE POOR STATUS OF TEACHER EDUCATION IN NIGERIA

AbstractThis study was carried out to examine teachers’ perception of the poor status of teacher education in Nigeria. To achieve this, a survey research design was adopted for the study. A sample of 1200 secondary school teachers was randomly drawn from three senatorial districts in Delta State. A structured questionnaire with the Likert scale format was administered by the researchers’ research assistants as data collection instrument. The data was analysed using frequency counts and pe...

Graphic Materials in Educational Technology

Description of Graphic Materials in Education TechnologyTypes and detailed explanation as well as categorization of Graphic MaterialsIntroduction Educational technology is a field of study that investigates the process of analyzing, designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating the instructional environment and learning materials in order to improve teaching and learning. It is important to keep in mind that the purpose of educational technology (also referred to as instructional te...

Code-switching and Code-mixing: A Dynamic Style in Nigeria Music Industry

ABSTRACTSociety impinges on language and language impinges on the society. Therefore, for communication to be effective in any human society, the appropriate language must be put into use in the appropriate context. This work examined the motivation for code-mixing or code-switching in the song lyrics of Nigerian artistes. The song lyrics of three Nigerian artistes: 2face Idibia, Tiwa Savage and Simi, were presented, analyzed and interpreted. Four songs were selected through a random sampling...

The need for Information and communication technology in Tertiary institutions curriculum content, implementation as policy and activity in Nigeria.

ABSTRACTThis paper review the need for information and communication technology (ICT) in tertiary institutions curriculum content, implementation as policy and activity in Nigeria tertiary education in order to meet up with the educational goals. This is carried out in respect to the notion with ICT in curriculum, implementation by Koehler and Mishra (2009), Information and communication technology strategy by Johnson and scholes (2004). The paper begins with an introduction of ICT concept a...

Physics Lecturers' self efficacy and use of information and communication technology for research activities in tertiary institutions in Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.

ABSTRACTThis study determined Physics lecturers’ self-efficacy and use of Information and Communication Technology for research activities. Self-efficacy and use of ICT for research activities by the Physics lecturers was investigated. 32 numbers of Physics lecturers were selected as sample from two tertiary institutions obtained by means of purposive sampling technique. The two tertiary institutions were assigned because of the fact that they are the schools within Minna metropolis where P...

AN INVESTIGATION INTO PROBLEMS FACING TEACHING OF COMMERCE IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN EKITI STATE

ABSTRACTThis study is on investigation of the problems facing teaching of commerce in senior secondary schools in Ekiti State. The purpose of the study is to ascertain the teacher’s qualification's in the teaching of commerce in senior secondary schools, to find out whether commerce teachers have relevant instructional materials and facilities in senior secondary schools and also to examine the kind of teaching methodology used to teach commerce in senior secondary schools in Ekiti S...

Determinants of Girl - Child Enrollment in Some Selected Female Secondary Schools in Sokoto Metropolis

ABSTRACTEnhancing girl-child enrolment in female secondary school is majorly based on socio-economic, socio-cultural, educational background of the parent, religious factors. The study purposed to establish the extent to which the determinants of girl-child enrolment in female secondary school affect Sokoto metropolis. Four research questions were formulated to guide the study. Literature reviewed was discussed in the light of the variables affecting girl-child enrolment in female secondary s...

FAMILY AND MARITAL SATISFACTION AND THE USE OF SOCIAL NETWORK TECHNOLOGIES

The popularity of social network sites (SNS) is increasing among all age groups. Since shared leisure is considered to be one of the key factors that contribute to the stability and quality of marriage and family and life satisfaction, the interplay between the use of SNS by family members, their leisure and their marital and family satisfaction should be examined. The objectives of this study were to: (1) Explore how the use of SNSs by family members influences and is influenced by fa...

IMPACT OF JOINT ACCOUNT ON MARITAL ADJUSTMENT OF WORKING CLASS HUSBAND AND WIVES IN NSUKKA URBAN

Background of the Study   Marriage is a legal union of a man and women  as husband and wife. It is usually formalized through some type  of solemnization, which may be wedding in the church, mosque or contracted in the registry or in accordance with native laws and custom. It is a life-long union full of expectations and obligations. One of these obligations is the expectation that each should help the other to grow, to  promote a life of fidelity and sincerity to each o...

FAMILY VARIABLES AND STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATION IN OBUBRA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF CROSS RIVER STATE

ABSTRACT The main purpose of the study was to investigate family variables and students’ academic performance in Obubra Local Government Area of Cross River State.  To achieve the purpose of the study, four null hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. Literature was reviewed according to the hypotheses generated to direct the study. Ex-postfacto research design was adopted for the study. The essence of the design was not to allow the research have manipulations over var...

Using Instructional Materials: Effects on Students Performance in Biology Subject

ABSTRACT This study focuses on the effect of the use of instructional materials on students’ performance in Biology – A case study of Surulere Local Government Area, Lagos state. Inadequate and ineffective use of instructional materials by teachers has been identified as one of the reasons for poor performance of students in Biology in secondary schools. The study aimed at investigating the effect of the use of instructional materials on the teaching of the subject Biology. It also exami...

A Comprehensive Impact Assessment of Truancy on Students' Academic Performance (Case Study: Alimosho L.G.A., Lagos, Nigeria)

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to investigate influence of truancy on students' academic performance in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State of Nigeria. To achieve the aim of this study, four hypotheses were formulated to direct the study. Literature related to the variables under study were reviewed accordingly. Ex-post facto research design was adopted for the study. A sample of two hundred (200) students were randomly selected for the study. The selection was done through t...


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