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ERIC Number: ED539353
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 15
Gender Issues in the Implementation of Social Studies Curriculum in Nigerian Universities
Mezieobi, Dan I.; Oyeoku, E. K.; Ezegbe, B. N.; Igbo, Janeth
Online Submission, US-China Education Review A 12 p1044-1052 2012
The study investigated gender issues in the implementation of social studies curriculum in Nigerian universities. The subjects for the study comprised of all the 200 final-year sandwich social studies students of University of Port-Harcourt in the 2009 contact session. Five research questions guided the study. Researchers developed questionnaire containing 32 items and demographic information on students and lecturers were used to collect data. Frequencies and percentages were used to answer the research questions. The findings of the study revealed that there is a gender balance than gap in the implementation of social studies curriculum, more females offered social studies than their males counter parts, also there are more males than females academics teaching social studies. Finally, the study showed ways through which the social studies curriculum can be further improved for gender equity. Recommendations are made based on the findings. (Contains 5 tables.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Nigeria