Month: April 2014

PARENTS’ OCCUPATION, FAMILY SIZE AND HOME LOCATION AS PREDICTORS OF STUDENTS’ TRUANCY IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN NIGERIA

Research Overview The problem of truancy in schools has persisted over the years. These acts have either been carried out individually by the students or as a group which has resulted into disruption of school activities. There is no doubt that students’ truancy generally militates against effective teaching and learning and production of useful acceptable […]

Social Media Usage as Predictor of Examination Malpractices among Students in Nigeria

PROPOSAL 1.1 Background to the Study Scholars have indentified age of the student (Achio, 2012);gender of the student (Nwafor, 2009); as well as test anxiety (Omotere, 2011) as traditional predictors of examination malpractices among students. Other predictors of examination malpractices that have equally received the attention of scholars include peer group pressure, poor study habit, […]