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The Relationship Between Class Size And Secondary School Student's Academic Performance In Geography

The relationship between class size and academic performance of secondary school students in geography has been a perplexing one for educators. Studies have found that the physical environment, class overcrowding, teachers' methods, grade level, pupil characteristics and subject areas and other learning interventions are the variables that affect students’ achievement (Molnar, et al., 2000). Other factors that affect student achievement are school population and class size (Gentry, 2000…

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Added by Victoria Effiong on July 27, 2022 at 1:08pm — No Comments

A Survey Of Causes And Management Of Teacher’s Behaviour Problems Among Headteachers

Cases of violence and behavioural problems in primary schools in Nigeria have attracted much concern from the government, institutional functionaries and academic fellows in recent years. Despite the implementation of the many suggested solutions given by researchers, these problems are still on the increase in our primary schools.

This study is an attempt to find out some of these behavioural problems and their causes. It has been suggested by parents and educational administrators…

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Added by Victoria Effiong on July 27, 2022 at 1:06pm — No Comments

Emotional Intelligence And Locus Of Control As Predictors Of Teachers’ Instructional Leadership

  Recently, the reports of poor academic achievement of students especially in secondary schools have raised more attention and greater concerns among stakeholders in Nigerian education. Academic achievement or academic performance is the outcome of education, that is the extent to which a student, teacher or institution has achieved their educational goals (Ward, Stoker, & Murray-Ward, 2000). Academic achievement is commonly measured by continuous assessment or examination but…

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Added by Victoria Effiong on July 25, 2022 at 7:34am — No Comments

Consequences Of Deforestation On Rural Household Income

Introduction

Deforestation is the removal of a forest or stands of trees where the land is thereafter converted to a non-forest use. Examples of deforestation include the conversion of forestland to farms, ranches, or urban use. Deforestation occurs for many reasons: trees are cut down to be used or sold as fuel (sometimes in the form of charcoal) or timber, while cleared land is used as pasture for livestock, plantations of commodities and settlements. The removal of…

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Added by Victoria Effiong on July 25, 2022 at 7:33am — No Comments

The Effect Of Agbarho Slaughterhouse Effluent On The Agbarho River Water

1.1.    Background Of Study

Water is the prerequisite of life, mankind has settled along the Nile, the Euphrates, the Tigris, the Indus and the Yangtze-Kiang (Marsha et al., 1999). Since ancient times and well before the past millennium, people have sought ways of dealing with water (their main commodity and primary source of drinking, sanitation, irrigation, cultivation, transportation and communication). Two major water supplies are surface water…

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Added by Victoria Effiong on July 18, 2022 at 3:15am — No Comments

Labour Market Core Skills Requirements And University Graduate Soft Skills Competence

Labour Market Core Skills Requirements And University Graduate Soft Skills Competence

 

 

Background to the Study

            Education is a means of empowerment to an individual and the society. Also, it is a solid tool for developing human capacity needed for a sustainable national development. Tertiary education, which comprises universities, polytechnics, colleges of education and mono…

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Added by Victoria Effiong on July 18, 2022 at 3:13am — No Comments

Environmental Assessment Of Potentially Oil Impacted Areas In Duburu, Khana Local Government Area, Rivers State

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General  Introduction

This report involves soil and surface water contamination appraisal of five potentially impacted areas located in Khana Local Government Area, Rivers State, Nigeria.

The area form part of the…

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Added by Victoria Effiong on July 18, 2022 at 3:12am — No Comments

Design And Production Of Ceiling Board Using Plaster Of Paris (Pop) Gypsum Material

 

 

 

 

Chapter One

1.0     Introduction

This project deals with the design and production of ceiling board using POP gypsum materials. Plaster of Paris (POP) which is calcium sulphate with half molecule of water of crystallization (CaSO4.1/2H20)  and  hygroscopic characteristic obtained by duly  calcined the material that is…

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Added by Victoria Effiong on July 18, 2022 at 3:11am — No Comments

Assessment Of Heavy Metal In Sediment Of Orogodo River, Agbor, Delta State

 

 

 

 

Background Of The Study

Orogodo River is one of the numerous freshwater bodies that abound in the Niger Delta area of southern Nigeria. It is a typical municipal stream flowing through Agbor town with a pollution of over 100,000 people (Arimoroet al., 2008). The river is subjected to organic pollution load arising from the effluent discharge from the abattoirs…

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Added by Victoria Effiong on July 18, 2022 at 3:09am — No Comments

The Element Of Para Gothicism Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre And Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights

 

Introduction

Background to the Study

This research study will be dealing with the subject matter of the para-gothicism in the novels of Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre and Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights. It will be very necessary to give the basics of the subject matter before a broader look will be given the subject matter in the review of the literature.

It will be very necessary to first of all make an absolute…

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Added by Victoria Effiong on July 15, 2022 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The Effects Of Qualification Of English Teachers On The Performance Of Secondary School Students In External Examinations

Introduction

1.1         Background To The Study

The quality of education is directly related to the quality of instruction in the classrooms. It is a fact that the academic qualifications, knowledge of the subject matter, competence, and skills of teaching and the commitment of the teacher have an effective impact on the teaching-learning process (National Education Policy 1998-2010). Quality improvement in education depends upon the proper training of teachers. The…

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Added by Victoria Effiong on July 14, 2022 at 7:27pm — No Comments

The Determinants Of Job Satisfaction Among Secondary School Teachers

            Job satisfaction is not a new phenomenon at all in any organization. It is one of the topics that have drawn interest among scholars in the field. Many studies have been done on this particular topic for over six decades and thousands of articles have been published (Zembylas& Papantasiu,2006). Job satisfaction has been defined as “a pleasurable emotional state arising from the appraisal of one’s job, an affective reaction to one’s job, and an attitude towards one job (Ubom,…

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Added by Victoria Effiong on June 26, 2022 at 5:14pm — No Comments

Strategies For Improving Low Academic Performance In the English Language In Secondary Schools

The modern trend in education and the complex nature of learning and instruction have made the role of the teachers more challenging. This new role does not just involve the more transmission of information to students but it involves looking at the problems associated with learning and instruction. The National Policy on Education (NPE, 2004) in Nigeria emphasized that our children should be educated properly so that they can acquire skills and competencies that would enable them to…

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Added by Victoria Effiong on June 26, 2022 at 5:12pm — No Comments

Predominant Devices Used By Ngugi Wa Thiong’o In His Novel Wizard Of The Crow

Predominant Devices Used By Ngugi Wa Thiong’o In His Novel Wizard Of The Crow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Introduction

1.1     Background Of The Study

Language is a distinctive quality unique to man. It is what enables man to express him/herself and communicate with his/her fellow man, and it is acquired naturally. According to…

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Added by Victoria Effiong on June 7, 2022 at 7:09am — No Comments

The Principal Human Relation Strategies And Teacher's Job Performances Of Secondary Schools

The Principal Human Relation Strategies And Teacher's Job Performances Of Secondary Schools

 

 

 

Background to the Study

          The aim of education in every society in the world is to develop the young ones to become useful adults. Although education varies in different societies of the world, education remains the bedrock of every society. Therefore, any nation that toys with…

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Added by Victoria Effiong on June 6, 2022 at 9:13pm — No Comments

PROPAGANDA IN POLITICS - THE USE OF LANGUAGE FOR EFFECT IN ELECTIONEERING CAMPAIGN

PROPAGANDA IN POLITICS - THE USE OF LANGUAGE FOR EFFECT IN ELECTIONEERING CAMPAIGN



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INTRODUCTION

Propaganda is one unique device of politics. This is mostly observed in any electioneering campaign.  Longe and Ofuanu (1996:17) argue that propaganda is solely introduced to the damaged characters.…

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Added by Victoria Effiong on May 27, 2022 at 1:10pm — No Comments

PREDOMINANT DEVICES USED BY NGUGI WA THIONG’O IN HIS NOVEL WIZARD OF THE CROW

PREDOMINANT DEVICES USED BY NGUGI WA THIONG’O IN HIS NOVEL WIZARD OF THE CROW

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INTRODUCTION

1.1     BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

Language is a distinctive quality unique to man. It is what enables man to express him/herself and communicate with his/her fellow man, and it is acquired naturally. According to Fromkin et al “…language is the source of…

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Added by Victoria Effiong on May 25, 2022 at 12:27am — No Comments

Pragmatic Analysis Of Whatsapp Chats

Pragmatic Analysis Of Whatsapp Chats

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Introduction

  • Background to the Study

Language is one of the most complex of all human-specific phenomena. Its convolutions of parts and meanings. It goes beyond its semiotic possibility of conveying information at a communicative level to have an art form that exists by it alone which is…

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Added by Victoria Effiong on May 24, 2022 at 11:11pm — No Comments

Political Corruption In Nigeria – The Causes And Prevention, Using The Work Of Selected Activists And Writers In Nigeria

Political Corruption In Nigeria – The Causes And Prevention, Using The Work Of Selected Activists And Writers In Nigeria

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Introduction 

        Nigeria’s political problems…

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Added by Victoria Effiong on May 24, 2022 at 10:22am — No Comments

POETRY AS AN EXPRESSION OF ANGER

POETRY AS AN EXPRESSION OF ANGER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INTRODUCTION

1.1 BIOGRAPHY AND WORKS OF THE POET

Tanure Ojaide’s sixteen poetry collections include Labyrinths of the Delta (1986), The Fate of Vultures (1990), The Blood of Peace (1991), Daydreams of Ants (1997), Invoking the Warrior Spirit: New and Selected Poems…

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Added by Victoria Effiong on May 20, 2022 at 5:53am — No Comments

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