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Ukala, Catherine Chinyere; Agabi, Ogar G. – Journal of International Education Research, 2017
Cultural values and identities remain the bench mark for national identity, cohesion, patriotism and harmonious coexistence in any society. The introduction of western education into West Africa created a weak bridge between the indigenous education and the western education which needs to be properly linked using curriculum harmonisation. This…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Indigenous Populations, Educational Games, Teaching Methods
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Uzoechina, Gladys Oby; Oguegbu, Adaeze; Akachukwu, Esther; Nwasor, Victor Chekume – Journal of International Education Research, 2015
This study sought to determine teachers' level of awareness and usage of non-violent strategies/interventions for the maintenance of discipline in secondary schools in Anambra State, Nigeria. Corporal punishment has become an unwritten sine qua non for the maintenance of school discipline--often the first thought that comes to the minds of…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Secondary School Teachers, Discipline, Violence
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Onyilofor, Florence N. C. – Journal of International Education Research, 2013
This study focuses on repositioning guidance and counseling and curriculum innovation in higher education in Nigeria. Descriptive survey research design was employed in the study. The study covered four Federal universities in the South-West Geopolitical zone of Nigeria, namely University of Ibadan in Oyo State; Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Curriculum, Educational Innovation, Counseling
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Ogoemeka, Obioma Helen – Journal of International Education Research, 2013
In the process of educating adolescents, good emotional development and life adjustment are two significant factors for teachers to know. This study employed random cluster sampling of senior secondary school students in Ondo and Oyo States in south-western Nigeria. The Random sampling was employed to select 1,070 students. The data collected were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Emotional Intelligence, Adjustment (to Environment)
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Orimogunje, T. – Journal of International Education Research, 2012
The purpose of this paper is to examine some mathemagenic activities that would transform the internal representations of learners' cognitive structure. The paper pointed out that understanding scientific concept involves the learner's role in translating instructive information into internal representation through the use of some mathemagenic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Processes, Learning Theories, Learning Activities
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Bakare; Tewo V. – Journal of International Education Research, 2012
The paper examined the place of Distance Education (DE) as a method of Adult Education in Nigeria and its contribution to national development. The paper discussed DE practice and challenges in some African countries and related this to the Nigerian situation. The paper further noted the challenge of the national admission body for regular…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Applicants, College Admission, Higher Education
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Abdu-Raheem, B. O. – Journal of International Education Research, 2012
This study investigated the effects of problem-solving method of teaching on secondary school students' achievement and retention in Social Studies. The study adopted the quasi-experimental, pre-test, post-test, control group design. The sample for the study consisted of 240 Junior Secondary School Class II students randomly selected from six…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Teaching Methods, Secondary School Students, Academic Achievement
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Olorunsola, E. O. – Journal of International Education Research, 2012
This study examines the level of administrative staff job performance in South West Nigerian universities and also investigates whether the administrative staff job performance is related to their sexual characteristics. An instrument titled Job Performance Questionnaire (JPQ) was used to collect the data and was administered 400 subjects in…
Descriptors: Performance Factors, Job Performance, Administrator Characteristics, College Administration
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Oluwatayo, James Ayodele – Journal of International Education Research, 2012
The study assessed computer literacy of secondary school teachers in Ekiti State. Three hundred teachers (Male = 150; Female = 150) selected from 30 public schools in 15 out of 16 local government areas participated. The instrument for collecting data was a 25-item Self-Assessment of Computer Literacy questionnaire and each item was rated on a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Computer Literacy, Experienced Teachers, Reliability
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Arogundade, B. B. – Journal of International Education Research, 2012
This paper examined the influence of ownership and type of university on work environment in South West Nigerian universities. The study population consists of all academic staff of the ten public and nine private universities in South West Nigeria. In all, 500 respondents selected from eight universities constituted the sample of the study. The…
Descriptors: Information Services, Participative Decision Making, Foreign Countries, Ownership
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Bakare, Tewo V. – Journal of International Education Research, 2011
Teaching methods at the University level are supposed to emanate from the Nigerian National Policy on Education and stated curriculum, which have been found to affect learning outcomes significantly. This study surveyed popular teaching methods at the undergraduate level in Universities within the South-West geo-political zone of Nigeria. Six…
Descriptors: Andragogy, Standardized Tests, Adult Learning, Foreign Countries
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Asaya, Samuel Adetunji – Journal of International Education Research, 2011
The vices rampant now among students in Nigeria secondary schools, such as acts of indiscipline, stealing, cheating, truancy, rioting, cultism, and raping, together with population explosion, call for special skills on the part of the school administrators to be able to cope with these challenges. Consequently, this paper examines the uniqueness…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Foreign Countries, Staff Development, Principals
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Chidi, Christopher O.; Shadare, Oluseyi A. – Journal of International Education Research, 2011
This study investigated the influence of host community on industrial relations practices and policies using Agbara community and Power Holding Company of Nigeria PLC as a case. The study adopted both the qualitative and quantitative methods. A total of 120 samples were drawn from the population using the simple random sampling technique in which…
Descriptors: Testing, Social Sciences, Foreign Countries, Sampling
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Ogunji, James A. – Journal of International Education Research, 2011
Examination malpractice or cheating has become a global phenomenon. In different countries of the world today, developed and developing, academic dishonesty especially cheating in examinations has heightened and taken frightening dimension. In many countries of the world this phenomenon has become a serious matter of concern that has left many…
Descriptors: Negligence, Cheating, Law Enforcement, Foreign Countries
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Ogbogu, Christiana O. – Journal of International Education Research, 2011
This paper examined the modes of funding Nigerian universities with a view to assessing their adequacy and effectiveness. The implications of the mechanisms of funding on university performance were investigated. The history of university funding in Nigeria was explored in order to determine the causes of shift in financing the system since 1948…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Income, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Finance