Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

’Uses of Instructional Materials by chemistry Teachers in Selected Secondary School in Kaduna Inspectorate’”

AbstractThe study was carried out to find the ’Uses of Instructional Materials by chemistry Teachers in Selected Secondary School in Kaduna Inspectorate’’. Related literatures were reviewed based on the objective of the study. The survey design was used for the study. A structured questionnaire was used to collect data and mean Statistic was used to analyse data collected. The results showed that based on the findings, utilization of chemistry laboratory equipment or materials...

Defining Quality in Education

In all aspects of the school and its surrounding education community, the rights of the whole child, and all children, to survival, protection, development and participation are at the centre. This means that the focus is on learning which strengthens the capacities of children to act progressively on their own behalf through the acquisition of relevant knowledge, useful skills and appropriate attitudes; and which creates for children, and helps them create for t...

The Use of Inquiry Based Learning to Teach Ohm’s Law among Secondary School Physics Teachers in Kebbi State, Nigeria

Inquiry-based learning is a student-centred approach that, focuses on moving students beyond general curiosity into the realms of critical thinking and understanding. The traditional teacher-centred approach is practised by teachers of kebbi state secondary schools. Students failed physics in their final examinations. This paper introduced the use of one of the IBL models to teach Ohm’s law to secondary school physics teachers in Kebbi state.  Benefits of the approach, such as improving te...

Ethnic Conflict and its Impact on the Socio-economic Development of Nigeria: A Study of Billiri, Kaltungo and Shongom crises in Gombe State.

AbstractThis research examined the long-run communal disputes between the people of Billiri, Kaltungo and Shongom in Gombe State. The crisis between Billiri, Kaltungo and Shongom had been recurring every time for more than 3 decades now. The long dispute was attributed by many writers and oral tradition to land, with lingering legal battle of ownership between the People of Tangale in Billiri Local Council and Kulishin People in Shongom Local Council of KaltungoChiefdom.This Research work pre...

Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy as an Intervention for Experimenting With Drugs Among Adolescents in Oyo East Local Government

ABSTRACTThe phenomenon of drug experimentation is presently at alarming rate as reflected in maladjusted behavior been exhibited by some adolescents in some secondary schools in Nigeria. Therefore, this study investigated on Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy as an intervention for experimenting with drugs among adolescents in Oyo East Local Government. The study adopted descriptive survey research design while simple random sampling procedure was employed to select eighty participants with...

Discovery of Da Vinci's Notes on Paintings

Davinci, an artisan, a mathematical genius, a man who was ahead of his time... He has most of his paintings across the world's famous paintings currently( the Mona Lisa, the supper, etc)...  In his ways of writing his note seems so peculiar and very difficult to read for an average intellectual  in other for it not to get into the wrong hands.  He gave details on paintings and how to understand the human anatomy even though there no X-ray machines then he still have the correct structure o...

AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE PROBLEMS AFFECTING THE SUCCESS OF SOCIAL INTERVENTION PROGRAMMES IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThe basic aim of this project is to carry out an investigation into the problems affecting the success of Social intervention programs in Nigeria. It has been the conviction of thee research to know what problems usually hinder the survival of governments social intervention programs in Nigeria and bring forth, possible suggestion toward solving the problems.          To achieve this therefore, this research work has been  carried...

Female Students’ Preference for Online Counselling of Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Federal College of Education, Kano

This study assessed female students’ preference for online counselling of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in Federal College of Education, Kano. Descriptive survey design was employed in which views of 360 participants were sampled from a population of 6,761 female students through a 20-item scale (developed by the researcher) called Female Students Preference Scale (FSPS) whose reliability of 0.69 was estimated via Cronbach’s Alpha. Two research questions and corresponding h...

AN ASSESSMENT CARRIED OUT ON THE HISTORY OF ISLAMIC EDUCATION IN NIGERIA

The paper examines the history of Islamic education in Nigeria. It looks at its contribution to society. Effort is made to look at it success and failure with the aim of giving corrections.

SUPERSTITION AND SCIENCE TEACHING AND LEARNNG IN NIGERIA

IntroductionStudy has shown that there is a significant relationship between cultural practices and the students' achievement in Science and Technology (Agogo, 2010). The researcher continues that a learner who is not positively disposed to or has a socio-cultural background that is indifferent to the learning of science would find it uneasy to accept new scientific concepts.Deducing from the above researcher's finding, it may be pertinent to opine that there is a severe conflict between scie...

Planning and Design of Hydroelectric Power Plants

This manual presents a discussion of the general, archi-tectural and structural considerations applicable to the design of hydroelectric power plant structures. It is in-tended for the guidance of those elements within the Corps of Engineers responsible for the planning and design of such structures. It should also be used in establishing minimum criteria for the addition of hydro-power facilities at existing Corps of Engineers projects,whether by Corps of Engineers or a non-Federal developer

Students' Attitudes Towards Choosing Technical Education as a Career in Secondary Schools in Ovia North East Local Government Area, Edo State

TABLE OF CONTENTTitle page iCertification iiDedication iiiAcknowledgement iv Table of Content viAbstract xCHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTIONBackground of the Study 1Statement of Problem 4Purpose of the Study 5Research Question 5Significance of the Study 6Scope of the Study 6Limitation of the Study 7CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURETheoretical Framework                         ...

The Relationship Between Family's Social-Economic Background and Academic Performance of Junior Secondary School Students in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State

TABLE OF CONTENTTitle page iApproval iiDedication iiiAcknowledgement iv Table of Content vAbstract viCHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION Background of the Study 1Statement of Problem 4Purpose of the Study 6Research Question 6Significance of the Study 7Scope of Study                           7Limitation of the Study   8Definition of Terms           8CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF...

TEACHERS’ AND STUDENTS’ PERCEPTIONS ON THE ADEQUACY OF UPPER BASIC SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM AS A TOOL FOR CITIZENSHIP PARTICIPATION AND NATIONAL SECURITY, NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThe present upper basic social studies curriculum in Nigeria which was introduce in 2007 and began its implementation in 2008 has eighteen themes and forty-seven topics. Meanwhile, part of its objective was to enable pupils to: become responsible and disciplined individuals capable and willing to contribute to the development of their societies; and develop a sense of solidarity and sharing based on a sense of security in one’s own culture. This study examines the perception of teac...

PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF MANAGEMENT OF SCHOOL RECORDS IN GBOKO

The findings of this study have both theoretical and practical significance. The theoretical significance is hinged on effective management theory. Management theory tries to explain the relationship between workers and the organization towards effective record keeping management. Thus, many management bottleneck/problems facing the Nigerian education system particularly, the secondary education level could be solved through effective management theory and sound record keeping. In Benue State...


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