Research Papers/Topics in Home Economics

Sex Education Needs of Adolescents in Secondary School of Anambra state, Nigeria

ABSTRACT This study evolved the sex education needs of adolescents in secondary school of Anambra state. Specifically, the study determined the sex-related challenges (body changes, emotional changes and relationship with the opposite sex) of adolescents in secondary schools in Anambra State, the sex education knowledge needed by adolescents to cope with the sex-related challenges, the sex education attitude required by adolescents to cope with the sex-related challenges, the sex educat...

Organoleptic Attributes And Acceptability of Whole Wheat Bread Fortified With Moringa Leaf Flour

Abstract The thrust of this work was to establish the organoleptic attributes and acceptability of whole wheat bread fortified with moringa leaf flour. The study adopted an experimental research design. The experimental procedure used includes that the whole wheat grains were bought from Eke Awka market and milled. The moringa oliefera leaves were plucked, washed, shade dried and grounded into moringa leaf flour. Two kilograms of whole wheat flour and other bread ingredients were us...

Development of Individualized Instructional Packages in Clothing And Textiles Crafts For Teaching Home Economics Students in Colleges of Education in North Central States, Nigeria

ABSTRACT The study developed Individualized Instructional Packages in Clothing and Textiles Crafts for teaching Home Economics students in Colleges of Education in North Central States, Nigeria.The study determined the following; objectives, tasks, material resources, step by step procedures, methods and evaluation activities, developed a draft based on feedback from specific purposes 1 – 6, validated the draft, revised the draft based on feedback from the validation and developed Ind...

Peace Education Curriculum For Integration Into Senior Secondary Home Management Program in Rivers State

ABSTRACT The main aim of this study was to develop a Peace Education curriculum for integration into senior secondary school Home Management programme in Rivers State. Specifically, the study sought to: determine objectives of Peace Education curriculum for integration into senior secondary school Home Management programme, determine content for Peace Education selected for Peace Education, find out methods for teaching Peace Education, determine instructional materials for teaching the ...

Conflict Resolution Practices of Couples Within Families in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State

ABSTRACT The main purpose of the study was to investigate the conflict resolution practices of couples within families in the Nsukka local government area of Enugu State. Specifically, the study is designed to determine the couples levels of awareness of marital conflicts, identify the causes of marital conflicts among couples within families, the communication practices of conflict resolution among couples, couples negotiation practices of conflict resolution, determine compromising...

Work -Life Balance Among Female Industrial Workers in Onitsha, Anambra State

Abstract The main purpose of the study was to determine mainly work-life balance among female industrial workers in Onitsha, Anambra State. Specifically, the study sought to determine the influence of long working hours of female industrial workers on family meals in the family, the influence of female work-life balance with regards to family well being., the female work-life balance with regards to housekeeping services and the coping strategies employed by the female industrial wo...

Enhancing Stress Management Among Spouses in Katsina State Nigeria

Abstract The major purpose of the study was to identify strategies for enhancing stress management among spouses in Katsina State, Nigeria. Eight research questions and eight null hypotheses guided the study. The study adopted a descriptive survey research design and was carried out in Katsina State, Nigeria. The population of this study was made up of the entire 986,453 spouses in Katsina State. Purposive and multistage sampling techniques were used to select a sample of 900 respon...

Organoleptic Attributes And Acceptability of WHO

Abstract The thrust of this work was to establish the organoleptic attributes and acceptability of whole wheat bread fortified with moringa leaf flour. The study adopted an experimental research design. The experimental procedure used includes that the whole wheat grains were bought from Eke Awka market and milled. The moringa oliefera leaves were plucked, washed, shade dried and grounded into moringa leaf flour. Two kilograms of whole wheat flour and other bread ingredients were used f...

Utilization of Nigerian Made Fabrics For Garment Making Among Academic And Non-Academic Female Staff in Enugu State

ABSTRACT The major purpose of this study was to investigate the Utilization of Nigerian fabrics for garment making among Academic and Non-Academic female staff in Enugu State.The study adopted descriptive survey research design. The study was carried out using Academic and Non Academic female Staff in government tertiary institutions in Enugu State. Six research questions were developed and answered by the study; and five hypotheses were formulated and tested at 0.05 level of significan...

The Influence Of Constructional Factors On The Serviceability And Discard Of Custom-Made Clothing Among Female Students In The University Of Cape Coast

ABSTRACTThis study examined the influence that constructional factors have on theserviceability and discard on custom-made clothing. Specifically, the studyinvestigated the relationship between seaming, fit, fastening, underlining factors andserviceability of custom-made clothing among female students in the University ofCape Coast. It also examined the association between clothing serviceability anddiscard of customized garments.A quantitative descriptive survey design was employed and quest...

A Comparative Study of Time Management Practices Among Dagaaba Households in Akoro and Jirapa

ABSTRACT A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF TIME MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AMONG DAGAABA HOUSEHOLDS IN AKORO AND JIRAPA Elizabeth M. Ba-ama Dr. Mrs. Laetitia A.P. Hevi-Yiboe University of Ghana, 2002 Major Supervisor The study was conducted in Akoro and Jirapa in the Upper West Region of Ghana. The aim of the study was to find out how Dagaaba households in the rural and urban settings use their time to accomplish their goals. It was hypothesized that: HOi. There is no significant difference between t...

ASSESSING MOTHER-RELATED FACTORS THAT AFFECT THE NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF CHILDREN (0-6 YEARS) IN JAMES TOWN IN THE ACCRA METROPOLIS

ABSTRACT © University of Cape Coast https://erl.ucc.edu.ghDigitized by Sam Jonah Library3The utilisation of the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 4 as a measure to reduce child mortality rate to two-thirds by 2015 continues to be a major concern to stakeholders including the Government of Ghana. In Ghana, several intervention programmes have been employed mostly by Government through the Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service. Stakeholders believe that nutrition of children is a key...

ASSESSMENT OF MACRONUTRIENTS AND MINERAL ELEMENT CONTENTS IN LUNCH MEALS OF SOME SELECTED PRESCHOOLS IN THE CAPE COAST METROPOLIS

ABSTRACTThe purpose of the study was to assess macro nutrients and mineral element contents in lunch meals of some selected preschools in the Cape Coast Metropolis. Simple random sampling technique was used to select eight schools from the 21 private preschools that serve lunch meals to the children. The descriptive survey was used for the study and a content validated questionnaire and observation guide were used to seek the needed information from 51 cooks, 8 head teachers in 8 preschools. ...

ASSESSING DIETARY DIVERSITY OF FATHERS IN MANKESSIM IN THE MFANTSEMAN MUNICIPALITY

ABSTRACTThe evidence of nutritional problems in Ghana can be seen in the numerous Diet Related Non-Communicable Diseases in the Ghanaian population. Authors have deliberated on nutritional adequacies and the importance of supplying a varied diet. A lot has been done on single nutrient deficiencies, as well as child and maternal malnutrition. Women Dietary Diversity Projects have also been carried out in other parts of the world. In much the same way, we can study men’s diet and provide pote...

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS, TEACHER-FACTORS, STUDENT CHARACTERISTICS AND PERFORMANCE OF HOME ECONOMICS STUDENTS IN CORE SUBJECTS: A CASE OF ABURAMAN SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL.

ABSTRACTA number of arguments have been made concerning factors affecting academic performance of home economics students in core subjects. The available studies suggest that student-characteristics, teacher-factors and Teaching Learning Materials have a positive relationship with academic performance and achievement. The purpose of this study was to determine how teaching and learning materials, teacher- factors and students-characteristics relate to home economics students, performance in c...


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