Month: May 2017

INFLUENCE OF TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP STYLE ON DECISION-MAKING AND ICT READINESS OF TEACHERS IN NIGERIAN SCHOOLS

RESEARCH PROPOSAL Chapter One: Introduction Information and communication technology (ICT) has infiltrated society to the point of becoming essential to much of its everyday functioning. People rely on ICT to communicate, access information, and stay connected in an increasing globalised community. The major way of developing the ICT capability of students is through the implementation […]

AN EMPIRICAL STUDY OF INCLUSIVE EDUCATION AND ITS EFFECTS ON THE TEACHING OF BIOLOGY IN RURAL AREAS

  RESEARCH PROPOSAL Chapter One: Introduction Inclusive education suggests and implies that every child, youth and adult irrespective of sex, race and any other distinguishing factor is entitled to education (Okeke, 2008). Inclusion is a new way of thinking about specialised education. The shift from special education to inclusive education signals a dramatic philosophical change. […]

INFLUENCE OF METACOGNITION, SELF-EFFICACY AND LEARNING STRATEGIES ON THE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF BIOLOGY STUDENTS IN NIGERIA

RESEARCH PROPOSAL Chapter One: Introduction This study investigates the ariables of metacognition, self-efficacy and learning strategies as they affect the academic achievement of secondary school students in Biology (Adewole, 2001). . The research derives its motivation from the behavioural theories which posit that every young child develop a sense of self from their perceptions of […]

NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCY AND PERFORMANCE OF CHILDREN IN SCHOOL

  RESEARCH PROPOSAL Chapter One: Introduction Nutrition is an important factor affecting growth, health and all round development of individuals, mostly children. According to UNICEF in 2005 (WBI, GAIN, IMD, 2006), malnutrition caused approximately 50% of child death worldwide, making the UN’s Millennium development goal to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger by 2015 particularly ambitious […]