Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

EFFECTIVE USE OF THE INTERNET AND COMPUTER IN COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION RESEARCH WRITING

ABSTRACT The study examined the effective use of the internet and computer in computer science education research writing. The major purpose of the application of internet in research writing is to enable the researchers to obtain the necessary materials relevant to their research. It has been observed that not many researchers can actually obtain such materials even though there are thousands of materials relevant to every field of study on the internet. The reasons for this inability were ...

Impact of the Human Relations Theory on Educational Administration

The human relations approach constituted the second major approach to administration. In response to perceived defects of the classical school of management thought which ignored or underestimated the human factor in administration, the Human Relations Movement emerged. Its major exponents were Mary Follet, Elton Mayo and McGregor. The human resource frame is built on the following pillars: 1.        1.    Organisations exi...

Where in the administrative process in my school are some of the strength and weaknesses as far as the structural theory of Administration is concerned

The structural or scientific theory of administration/management is the first approach to management thought or theory and is mainly concerned with efficiency that will increase productivity. It is the application of science to the design and running of organizations.

Comparing the “National Principles of Education in Japan” to the “Principles of the 1987 Educational Reforms in Ghana”

The key objectives of my write-up is to spell out the key similarities and differences in the education policy between Ghana 1987 educational reform and Japan’s principle of education in terms of funding and educational development, performance improvement, free and compulsory basic and secondary education, accountability and standards expectations, government expenditure, budgetary allocation on education, increasing access, pedagogy, practicality of curriculum, quality of educa...

PROBLEMS AND ISSUES OF CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN GHANA

Problems of planning an effective and integrated curriculum are not simple. A good curriculum involves out of hard dedicated and intelligent work conducted on continuous bases. A curriculum development is continuous work. It must have philosophical, psychological, social and economic basis. The curriculum planners have to investigate carefully and thoroughly the nature and qualification of those for which curriculum is to be planned.

EXPLORING TECHNOLOGY IN TEACHING BIOLOGY AT SENIOR HIGH SCHOOLS IN CAPE COAST METROPOLIS

The main concern in education sector is how educational technology is integrated into teaching and learning and the strategies to use. This study explores the use of technology in biology teaching among senior high schools in the Cape Coast metropolis of Central Region. The study was guided by three specific objectives: To enquire from students on whether teachers incorporate technology in their teaching of biology, to find out from both students and teachers the types of technology available...

Analysis of SHS Integrated Science Syllabus for Ghana

We are confronted daily with situations that require us to use scientific information to make informed choices and decisions at every turn. Modern life also requires general scientific literacy for every Ghanaian citizen. This is the only way by which the country can create a scientific culture toward achieving the country’s strategic programme of scientific and technological literacy in the shortest possible time. Every citizen of the country needs training in science to be able to ...

PRINCIPLES OF SCIENCE TEACHER EDUCATION AND SUPERVISION, THE NEED OF ALL PROSPECTIVE HEADS OF SCIENCE DEPARTMENTS AND HEADS OF SCIENCE INSTITUTIONS

Never before has leadership in education setting been more critical for our schools, the society and its organisations, both public and private. Concerns about performance has mounted, while at the same time we are beginning to appreciate the complexities of bringing about improvement in our schools. As a result, the shortage of qualified leaders at all levels of educational institutions is of much concern. In a complex and multi-layered world, the conventional idea of great leadership ...

An annotated outline of a named indigenous technology and how you would teach the scientific concept/processes/principles in it by using the integrated approach.

Gari is a creamy-white, granular flour with slightly fermented flavour and slightly sour taste made from fermented fresh mash cassava. Gari is widely known in Ghana, Nigeria and other West African countries. It is commonly consumed either by being soaked in cold water with sugar and milk, coconut, roasted groundnuts or preparing ‘ebar’ .

IS IT AN OPTION FOR GHANA TO INTRODUCE VIRTUAL LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES THAT DEVELOP PROFICIENCIES IN COMMUNICATION

There has been a significant shift over the last century from manufacturing to emphasizing information and technology services. Knowledge itself is growing ever more specialized and expanding exponentially. Information and communication technology is transforming how we learn and the nature of how work is conducted and the meaning of social relationships. Shared decision-making, information sharing, collaboration, innovation, and speed are essential in today’s enterprises.

THE ROLE OF TRADITIONAL COUNSELLORS IN THE SOCIETY AND WHY THEY SHOULD BE REGARDED

Most sub-Saharan African societies have, in the past, been held together by elements unique to the region. The most outstanding of these elements are: the extended family system, including the clan and the tribe; chieftaincy; taboos; various forms of initiation; and close links with ancestors and elders. The village is the focal point of society. While each one of these elements is important, only a few are used to illustrate the role of counseling in present-day sub-Saharan African...

THE EFFECTS OF TRUANCY ON THE EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT OF STUDENTS OF NSEIN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

Truancy is one of the numerous problems challenging the academic performance of many students and Nsein Senior High School Students are no exception. The purpose of this study is therefore to find out why students skip school and the impact it has on their educational achievements. The ers employed purposive sampling and simple random techniques in selecting their respondents. Out of the accessible population, the ers selected one hundred (100) respondents which included sixty (6...

Influence of personality trait on the academic performance of pupils in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State

                       ABSTRACTThis study examined the influence of personality traits on the academic performance of pupils in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State. Personality traits in this study examined Openness, Conscientiousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness and Neuroticism.There are two hundred and forty three (243) private primary schools and fifty nine public primary schools in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State out of which seven private primary...

The Nature of Career Opportunity for Adult Education Graduates in Selected Local Government of Niger State

This research was done in lapai of Niger state about Career Opportunity for Adult Education Graduate in Selected local government of Niger state.Statement of the Problem Nigeria’s population is said to have reached about 167 million people in 2012(National   Bureau   of   Statistics).   The   National   Population   Commission   (NPoC,2013)   states   about   half   o...


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