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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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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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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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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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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