Education

Research Papers/Topics in Education

The Determinants of Demand for Mobile Phones Among Undergraduates in Nigeria (Case Study of Lagos State University)

ABSTRACT  This study examines the determinant of demand for mobile phones among undergraduates in Nigeria with special reference to Lagos State University, main Campus. In order to accomplish the objective of the study, a sample of 215 respondents were taken using simple random sampling technique. Primary data was mainly used and some secondary data from internet and book sources were explored. Five important variables such as: price, product features, brand name, social influence an...

Women Education Variables and Sustainable Development in Uyo Urban of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.

The study explored women education as a prerequisite for sustainable development in Nigeria using Akwa Ibom State as a case study. Three research questions and three hypotheses were respectively formulated to guide the study. The descriptive survey research design was used to carry out this study. The population of the study comprised all women who have not attained education up to the tertiary level. The sample size of 65 respondents was derived from five communities in Uyo Ur...

Vocational Education and Acquisition of Skills for Self - Reliance

The paper observes that the graduates being churned out today lack the requisite skills needed in today’s labour market and this inhibits the graduates from being self-reliant. In view of this therefore, this paper examined the role that vocational education plays in skills acquisition and self-reliance. It also discusses vocational education and skills acquisition for self-reliance. The study made recommendations such as setting up a department of skill training and development b...

Student Personnel Administration in Higher Education: Implication for Repositioning Tertiary Education in Nigeria

Student personnel administration in Nigerian higher education has been a source of concern of late and the students forms an integral part of this activity. Effective administration of student personnel plays a vital role in repositioning Tertiary education in Nigeria. Based on that fact, this paper focuses on student personnel administration in higher education. This activity or service is an integral part of student’s life and it is provided by the educational institut...

School Facilities, Class Size and Academic Achievement of Secondary School Students in English Language in Uyo Senatorial District, Akwa Ibom State.

The study investigated the difference in the academic achievement of secondary school students based on school facilities and class size in English Language in Uyo Senatorial District, Akwa Ibom State. Two research questions were raised and two hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The ex-post facto survey design was used in carrying out this study. The population of the study comprised 21,726 Senior Secondary Two (SS2) students distributed into 86 public secondary schools in Uy...

Technology and Work Group Diversity in Educational Institutions

At the end of this chapter, the reader should be able to:i. Define diversityii. Identify the different generations in the work group iii. State the forms and types of diversity in the work groupiv. Explain how technology can aid work group diversity in educational institutionsv. State the advantages and disadvantages of a diverse work groupvi. Explain how to reap the benefits and minimize the challenges of diversity

Raising the Literacy Level of Nomads in Nigeria: Issues and Challenges

Providing an unfettered access to quality basic education for nomads to boost literacy and equip them with skills and competencies remains one of the key responsibilities of the Nigerian government. This paper examines issues and challenges related to raising the literacy level of nomadic in Nigeria. The paper highlights the functionality of nomadic education in Nigeria with reference to enrolment rate, availability of instructional materials, teacher retention in nomadic schools as well...

INTERNATIONALIZATION OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN NIGERIA: A CROSS- BORDER EDUCATION PERSPECTIVE

Internationalization of higher education is a concept that has been in existence for decades and it is no longer regarded as a goal itself, but as a means to improving the international relations among universities and the quality of education. Despite being a long-standing phenomenon, there has been an emergence of new mechanisms and strategies of collaboration between universities geared towards the exploration of the various aspects of internationalization within higher...

Administrators’ Interpersonal Intelligence and Quality Management of Education in Akwa Ibom State Public Secondary Schools

The study examined the relationship between administrators’ interpersonal intelligence and quality management of education. The study was aimed at ascertaining the interpersonal intelligence level of administrators and also to establish the quality management of education by administrators in Akwa Ibom State public secondary schools. The descriptive survey design was used for the study. Two research questions and one hypothesis were postulated to guide the study. The tar...

Use of Cooperative Learning Instructional Strategy for Enhancing Sex Education in Secondary Schools in Nigeria

The study explored the use of cooperative learning instructional strategy in enhancing sex education in Nigeria using AkwaIbom State as a case study. Three research questions were raised to guide the study. The descriptive survey research design was used to carry out this study. The population of the study comprised 8,065 teachers distributed into 235 public secondary schools in AkwaIbom State. Multi-stage sampling technique was used to select 47 schools (20%) and 807 teachers (10%). A r...

Principals’ Use of Teleconferencing and Administrative Effectiveness in Secondary Schools in Akwa Ibom State - Nigeria

The study examined principals’ use of teleconferencing and administrative effectiveness in secondary schools in Akwa Ibom State. It investigated the availability level of teleconferencing facilities in schools, the perceived benefits of principals’ use of teleconferencing and the constraints facing principals’ use of teleconferencing for administrative effectiveness. The descriptive survey design was used for the study. Three research questions and one hypothesis were postulated to ...

Social Networking Sites Usage and the Negative Influence on Students’ Academic Achievement in Secondary Schools in Uyo Senatorial District, Akwa Ibom State.

The study explored social networking sites usage and the negative influence on students’ academic achievement in secondary schools in Uyo Senatorial District, Akwa Ibom State. Five research questions were raised to guide the study. Descriptive survey research design was used to carry out this study. The population of this study comprised all Senior Secondary Two (SS2) students in Uyo Senatorial District and the target population is 21,726. The sample size for this study comprised 452 st...

Principals Instructional Supervision and Teachers Effectiveness

The study examined the differences in teachers’ effectiveness based on principals’ instructional supervision in public secondary schools in Uyo Local Education Committee in Akwa Ibom State. Four objectives and their corresponding research questions and hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The ex-post facto design was used in carrying out this study. Two hundred and one teachers and 14 principals were drawn from the population of 1,105 teachers and 14 principals respectively t...

Teacher’s Participation in Quality Assurance in Private and Public Secondary Schools in Uyo Local Education Committee, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria: Administrators’ Perspective

The study explored teacher’s participation in quality assurance in private and public secondary schools in Uyo Local Education Committee, Akwa Ibom State. Four research questions and four null hypotheses were raised to guide the study. The ex-post facto survey design was used to carry out this study. The population of the study comprised 64 principals distributed into 64 private and public schools in Uyo Local Education Committee. Random sampling technique was used to select 28 principa...

THE EFFECTS OF COMMUNITY POLICING IN CURBING CRIMINALITY IN JOS SOUTH LGA OF PLATEAU STATE, NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThe failure of government programmes for the control of crime informed private citizens playing a variety of roles that is making a decisive difference in the prevention, detection and prosecution of crime around the world. Private Citizens represent an underutilized source of assistance in crime control and social decay management. While law abiding citizens are willing and potentially capable of assisting the police, they lack direction and experience. However, with proper su...


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