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Adeyemi, Ismail Olatunji – Reading & Writing Quarterly, 2021
The recent pandemic disease, COVID-19, brought about a measure that involves every individual staying at home in Nigeria. This had various effects on different activities and habits of an average Nigerian. This study examined the influence of COVID-19 lockdown on reading habit of Nigerians using Lagos State inhabitants as case study. Descriptive…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Reading Habits, Reading Motivation
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Ismaila, Suleiman – International Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, 2020
The study investigated the availability of reformation programmes for prisoners in North-West Nigeria. Descriptive survey was adopted as the design for the study. The population comprised the entire prison inmates, prison officials, lawyers and human rights activists (stakeholders) in the North West Nigeria (Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Rehabilitation, Stakeholders
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Nkiko, Christopher; Atinmo, Morayo I.; Michael-Onuoha, Happiness Chijioke; Ilogho, Julie E.; Fagbohun, Michael O.; Ifeakachuku, Osinulu; Adetomiwa, Basiru; Usman, Kazeem Omeiza – Journal of Education and Learning, 2018
Studies have shown inadequate reading materials for the visually impaired in Nigeria. Information technology has greatly advanced the provision of information to the visually impaired in other industrialized climes. This study investigated the extent of application of information technology to the transcription of reading materials for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Phonetic Transcription, Transcripts (Written Records)
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Abdullahi, Musa Siddiq; Salisu, Musa – Anatolian Journal of Education, 2017
This study evaluated essay writing among Senior Secondary School Arabic students in Kwara State, Nigeria. This study evaluated the content, organization, expression and mechanics aspects of essay writing among senior secondary school Arabic students on the basis of gender and school ownership in Kwara State, Nigeria. A total number of 174 students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Essays, Writing Skills
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Okpara, Gazie S.; Agu, Agu G. – Marketing Education Review, 2017
Nonregular higher education in Nigeria became an integral part of the university manpower development since 1960, when the Ashby Commission recommended establishing evening degree programs. These ubiquitous programs have contributed to national capacity-building and remain relatively unmonitored by the National Universities Commission. This…
Descriptors: Marketing, Educational Quality, Governance, Universities
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Olasehinde, M. O.; Akanmode, O. A.; Alaiyemola, A. T.; Babatunde, O. T. – English Language Teaching, 2015
It is commonly agreed that a country cannot be fully developed without large-scale investment in her educational scheme since the breakthrough of a country is directly proportional to her educational level. Since the acquisition of effective reading skills has a positive effect on all school subjects, then reading is sine-qua-non for human capital…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Cultural Influences, Human Capital, Reading Habits
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Adetoro, 'Niran – Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 2012
Persons with visual impairment have consistently shown a preference for one alternative reading format over another, often because of factors outside their control. This study adopted survey research design to investigate alternative format preferences among secondary school visually impaired students, focusing on Southwestern Nigeria. Using total…
Descriptors: Research Design, Partial Vision, Blindness, Braille
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Landis, David; Umolu, Joanne; Mancha, Sunday – Reading Teacher, 2010
This article describes two educational settings in Nigeria where teachers adapted a language experience approach for reading and writing instruction. The first setting is a professional development workshop for public school teachers of students in grades 1-6. The second setting includes two groups of students with special needs: a grade 6 class…
Descriptors: Reading Materials, Public School Teachers, Foreign Countries, Grade 7
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Botzakis, Stergios, Comp.; Malloy, Jacquelynn A., Comp. – Reading Research Quarterly, 2006
This is a compilation of reports from international research correspondents on the topic of emergent reading. The report includes 14 separate reports on Nigeria, China, Hong Kong, Israel, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, Estonia, Italy, Canada, Mexico, United States, Argentina, and Chile. Overall, reports on the topic of emergent readers have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Emergent Literacy, Reading Research, Role
James, Sybil L. – 1981
Noting that reading development is a crucial factor in breaking down social, intellectual, and political barriers, this paper uses Nigeria as an example of a developing multilingual country in order to examine the problems and challenges that learners and educators in multilingual societies face. The discussion is focused on children at the…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Developing Nations
Efebo, L. Awotua – 1967
This textbook on the Nembe language of Nigeria is written for students whose mother tongue is not Nember and for beginners in elementary school. In the introduction, notes on the new Nembe orthography are given, including vowels, nasalized vowels, consonants, tones, and word division. Notes on the grammar are next, with discussion of pronouns,…
Descriptors: African Languages, Dictionaries, Grammar, Instructional Materials
JEFFRIES, CHARLES – 1967
THIS STUDY OF WORLD ILLITERACY BEGINS WITH A BRIEF OUTLINE OF THE NATURE OF THE PROBLEM OF ILLITERACY AND DISCUSSION OF THE SPECIAL TECHNIQUES WHICH HAVE BEEN EVOLVED TO OVERCOME IT. A WORLD MAP OF ILLITERACY PLOTS ILLITERACY IN SPECIFIC AREAS AND COUNTRIES. PAST AND PRESENT EFFORTS TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM (THE PIONEER WORK OF WORK OF MISSIONARIES,…
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Educational Methods, Females, Geographic Regions
Welmers, William E. – 1968
Wukari and Takum, two dialects of Jukun, are studied in this text, intended for both the trained linguist and the less trained student. The Jukun tribe is estimated to number 25,000 people living in the Benue River sections of Nigeria. Although the study is not intended to be comparative, some statements are included that indicate the patterned…
Descriptors: Adjectives, African Culture, African Languages, African Literature
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Etim, J. S. – Journal of Reading Education, 1988
Describes Nigerian childrens' typical preschool experiences, home environment, classroom organization, reading instruction, and textbook selection methods. Describes the problems associated with reading instruction in a multilingual society which has little existing instructional material in any of the 400 Nigerian languages. Suggests ways to…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Developing Nations, English (Second Language), Family Environment
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Nweke, Ken M. C. – Information Development, 1988
Describes the educational philosophy of Nigeria and explores the role of libraries in the realization of these educational objectives. The discussion covers materials and services that libraries should offer to help promote recreational reading and encourage individual development. (21 references) (Author/CLB)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Foreign Countries
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