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Filade, Bankole Adeyemi; Bello, Alice Adejoke; Uwaoma, Christiana O.; Anwanane, Bidemi Bassey; Nwangburka, Kemi – African Educational Research Journal, 2019
This study surveyed the influence of peer group on academic performance of undergraduate students in selected departments in Babcock University, Ogun State. Peer group plays a large role in the social, emotional and academic development of students; therefore, understanding the prospects and challenges of peer group is crucial for the productivity…
Descriptors: Peer Groups, Peer Influence, Academic Achievement, Undergraduate Students
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Padagas, Reynold C. – African Educational Research Journal, 2019
The study assessed and explored the pedagogical, student performance assessment, and classroom management skills of Pre-Service Teachers (PSTs) in their Work-based Learning Environment (WBLE). A sequential-explanatory mixed methods design was employed. Seventy PSTs were purposively selected as participants. To determine the three identified…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teacher Competencies, Workplace Learning, Educational Environment
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Arhin, Vera – African Educational Research Journal, 2018
The purpose of the study was to examine the relationship between career aspirations and study behaviours among distance learners of the University of Cape Coast (Ghana) who performed poorly during their first year of study. The correlation research design that employed the explanatory sequential mixed methods approach was adopted for the study.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Occupational Aspiration, Study Habits
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Mader, Mohamed J. – African Educational Research Journal, 2015
This paper presents findings from empirical study on assessing third year students' academic performance and development of generic skills through participatory teaching. Generic skills inventory and academic performance were utilized as measuring instruments where as activities of participatory learning used as an independent variable. The main…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Academic Achievement, College Students, Student Centered Learning
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Ekejiuba, Paulette – African Educational Research Journal, 2015
Education is no longer primarily a privilege of the upper classes but open to all those who are of various classes and competence. Consequently, hostel as auxiliary services should be equipped to house these diverse students. There seemed to be inadequate hostel facilities in most of the Nigerian Universities to achieve such a purpose. The purpose…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, College Housing, Ancillary School Services
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Babalola, Ibrahim T. – African Educational Research Journal, 2015
This study is on correlation between entry qualification and performance in A'level chemistry at the school of Basic and remedial studies, Yobe State University, Damaturu. The grade in chemistry at the West African Examination Council (WAEC) or National Examination Council (NECO) is the predictor while the criterion is the grade earned in the…
Descriptors: Correlation, Chemistry, Science Instruction, Foreign Countries
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McLoone, Pauline; Oluwadun, Afolabi – African Educational Research Journal, 2014
The concept of approaches to learning (deep, surface and strategic) has been influential in higher education research, policy and practice, particularly, in the world's leading universities. In this review, published international research investigating the relationship between approaches to learning and educational outcomes in higher education is…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Higher Education, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement
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Tiruneh, Wudie Atnaf; Petros, Philipos – African Educational Research Journal, 2014
In Ethiopia, female students' participation at all levels of education is increasing at an alarming rate. On the other hand, the numbers of female students who graduate from higher learning institutions are still less as compared with their male counter parts due to different factors. This study was conducted with the objective of assessing major…
Descriptors: Females, Educational Attainment, Academic Achievement, Socioeconomic Influences
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Mwenje, Stephen; Kasowe, Rittah – African Educational Research Journal, 2013
The study sought to establish how student involvement could enhance student retention, persistence and success in Open and Distance Learning at Zimbabwe Open University for it to become a world class university. Open and Distance Learning (ODL) systems in Sub-Saharan Africa institutions are grappling with fiscal challenges of low state funding and…
Descriptors: Open Universities, Foreign Countries, Academic Persistence, Distance Education
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Baniabdelrahman, Abdallah – African Educational Research Journal, 2013
This study attempted to investigate the effect of the use of co-teaching, being the teacher native or nonnative, and the students' language proficiency level on first year university students' achievement in English. The sample of the study consisted of twelve male students' classroom sections, four sections of level one, four sections of level…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Native Language, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)