Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

MULTI-DISCIPLINARY STUDIES: THE HALLMARK OF 21ST CENTURY SCHOLARSHIP

INTRODUCTION The scope of multi-disciplinary or inter-disciplinary or cross-disciplinary studies has been emphasised over the years due to the positive impacts it has made in the educational system of the world. These terms can be interchanged as they are very similar, as far as this context is concerned. Its importance is not limited to scholars but the society at large. However, it will be difficult to make a precise analysis on this subject matter without the knowledge of its meaning....

Revenue Allocation Formulae in Nigeria: A Continuous Search

Abstract Resource disbursement is a fundamental fiscal issue in the practice of Nigeria federalism. This is largely so as the nation has federating units with their respective constitutional responsibilities to execute. The Federal States and Local Governments which constitute the three tiers of government in Nigeria are each given tax-raising powers. The responsibility of disbursing the funds accrued in the common pool account is the exclusive preserve of the federal government. The dis...

ADMINISTRATIVE PROBLEM OF SPORTS AND ITS INFLUENCE ON STUDENT’S PARTICIPATION IN SPORTS IN THE UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS

ABSTRACTThis study examined the administrative problem of sports and its influence on student’s participation in sports in the University of Lagos. The core objectives looked at influence of administrative problems of sports on students’ participation in sport in university of Lagos, influence of administrative problems of sport on the quality of students’ participation in sport in university of Lagos, influence of administrative problems of sport on students’ decision to increase soc...

INFLUENCE OF GENDER AND LOCALITY ON ALTRUISTIC BEHAVIOUR AMONG ADOLESCENT STUDENTS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN WARRI SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF DELTA STATE

ABSTRACTThe study investigated the Influence of Gender and Locality on Altruistic Behaviour among Adolescent Students in Secondary Schools in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State. To guide the study, four research questions were stated. Descriptive research design was adopted for the study. The sample size for the study was 200 students drawn from the population with stratified random sampling techniques. The instruments for the study were Influence of Gender and Locality...

Evaluation of the Implementation of School of Health Technology Education Programme in Bayelsa State.

ABSTRACTThe study critically evaluated the implementation of school of health technology educational programme in Bayelsa State from inception till the present day. The study covered all the seven functional department of the institution. Sample size of one thousand four hundred and seventy three (1473) academic staff, non-academic staff and students of the institution were used for the study. The instrument used for collection of data was a Questionnaire titled School of Health Technology Ev...

PERSONALITY AND INTERPERSONAL INFLUENCE AS CORRELATES OF TEENAGE PREGNANCY AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN UGWUNAGBO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ABIA STATE

ABSTRACTThis research work focuses on personality and interpersonal influence as correlates of teenage pregnancy among secondary school students in Ugwunagbo Local Government Area of Abia State. The study also captures the concept of Adolescent Personality and Interpersonal relationship. Four (4) research questions and hypothesis was formulated to guide the study. The design of the study was correlational research design. The instrument used for the study was PIICTPASSS designed in four Liken...

FAMILY BACKGROUND AS PREDICTORS OF ADOLESCENTS’ DEPRESSION IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN OBIO/AKPOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF RIVERS STATE

ABSTRACTThe study investigated Family Background as Predictors of Adolescents Depression in Secondary Schools in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. To guide the study, four research questions were stated. Descriptive research design was adopted for the study. The sample size for the study was 200 students drawn from the population with stratified random sampling techniques. The instruments for the study were Family Background and Depression Inventory (FBDQ). The v...

Classroom Adequacy and Convenience as Perceived by Students and Teachers in Egbeda Local Government Area of Oyo State, Nigeria

TABLE OF CONTENTSDEDICATION iiACKNOWLEDGEMENT iiiCERTIFICATION ivTABLE OF CONTENTS vAPPENDICES viiLIST OF TABLES viiiLIST OF FIGURES viiiACRONYMS & ABBREVIATIONS viiiABSTRACT xCHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 11.1 Background to the study 11.2 Statement of the problem 41.3 Purpose of the study 41.4 Objectives of the study 51.5 Research question 51.6 Significance of the study 61.7 Scope of the Study 71.8 Limitations of the Study 71.9 Operational definition of significant terms 7CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF ...

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS’ VIEWS AND ATTITUDES TOWARDS THE USE OF COMPUTER BASED TEST FOR EXAMINATION IN THE UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN.

This study investigated undergraduates’ views and attitudes toward the use of computer for examination among the Faculty of Education and Agriculture students in the University of Ilorin. The researcher investigated the view of undergraduates on the use of computer for examination and also their attitudes towards its usage for examination. The researcher also invested whether gender has an influence on undergraduates’ views and attitudes toward computer examination and also, whether Facul...

PERFORMANCE OF MATHEMATICS AT PRIMARY LEAVING EXAMINATIONS IN GOVERNMENT AIDED SCHOOLS. A CASE STUDY OF BUBUTU SUB-COUNTY, MANAFWA DISTRICT.

ABSTRACTThe major purpose of this study was to examine the performance of Mathematics at primary leaving examinations in government aided schools in Bubutu Sub-county, Manafwa District.The   study   was   centred   on   finding   out   whether:   -   methods   of   teaching,   pupils’   attitude   towards Mathematics and inadequacy  of instructional materials  lead to poor performance in Mathematics  at Primary Leaving Examinations in government aided schools....

ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPACT OF UNIVERSAL BASIC EDUCATION ACT ON GIRL-CHILD ACCESS TO JUNIOR SECONDARY EDUCATION IN FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY

ABSTRACTEducation has remained a social development tool for accelerating the growth and development of individuals and nations as a whole. In spite many attempts by governments at all levels (Federal, State and Local) to provide basic education to all children of school- going age, millions of children of the poor are still been deprived of this basic right. This research was conducted to ascertain the extent to which U.B.E programme has created more access to basic education for child...

The Effects of Social Media on Student Engagement and Collaboration: The Use of Facebook at the University of Botswana.

In the context of today’s electronic media, social networking sites have come to mean individuals, using the internet and web application to communicate in previously impossible ways. This study sought to explore the effects of social media on collaboration and engagement among students in the University of Botswana particularly the use of Facebook. The study adopted the descriptive survey research design which was employed to derive responses from sample size of 100 undergraduate in ...

The Influence of Drug and Substance Abuse on Frequent Inter-Ethnic Voilence and Clashes in Mount Elgon District: A Case of the Youth in Cheptais Division

ABSTRACTOne of the most compelling challenges facing Kenya today is the problem of illicit drugs and youth violence. The picture is grim with the Kenyan statistics on the drugs scenario is taken into account. With a turnover of around Kshs 100 billions, it is the third largest business in Kenya, next to petroleum and arms trade. About 10 million people all over the country consume one drug or the other. Drug addiction causes immense human distress and the illegal production and distribution o...

THE INFLUENCE OF DRUG AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE ON FREQUENT INTER-ETHNIC VIOLENCE AND CLASHES IN MOUNT ELGON DISTRICT A CASE OF THE YOUTH IN CHEPTAIS DIVISION.

ABSTRACTOne of the most compelling challenges facing Kenya today is the problem of illicit drugs and youth violence. The picture is grim with the Kenyan statistics on the drugs scenario is taken into account. With a turnover of around Kshs100 billions, it is the third largest business in Kenya, next to petroleum and arms trade. About 10 million people all over the country consume one drug or the other. Drug addiction causes immense human distress and the illegal production and distribu...

The Effects of Broken Homes on Pupils’ Performance in Selected Primary Schools in Mpongwe District

This survey research conducted was to find out the effects of broken homes of primary school pupils academic achievement in some Mpongwe Primary Schools. Three objectives and three research questions where formulated to guide the study. The population of the study consists of all the pupils in three selected schools in Mpongwe Area. Through the process of simple random sampling a total number of 100 pupils were selected to participate in the study. The major instrument used for collecti...


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