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Self Esteem Among Private And Public Secondary Schools Students In Rivers State: Implications For Counselling, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2015

Self Esteem Among Private And Public Secondary Schools Students In Rivers State: Implications For Counselling, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

The study investigated self esteem among private and public secondary school students in Rivers State. The study used simple random sampling method to select 200 SS1 students from 3 private and 3 public schools, all in Port Harcourt municipality. The “Students Self Esteem Scale” (SSES) was use for collection of data for the study. Test-retest method was used to determine the reliability of the instrument. Reliability coefficient of 0.78 obtained. The t-test statistics was used to test two null hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. Null hypotheses one and two were rejected, meaning that private school students, both ...


Evaluation Of Counseling Effectiveness On Students Study Habit Differentials And Academic Achievements, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2014

Evaluation Of Counseling Effectiveness On Students Study Habit Differentials And Academic Achievements, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Students’ performance in English Language as a result of counseling on techniques of effective study was investigated. 80 students (40 boys and 40 girls) randomly selected in each of two mixed schools were used for the study. In both experimental and control groups, concept knowledge test and study habit problem inventory were the pre-treatment measures used to establish equivalence of the two groups, while the concept Achievement test, based on the English Language concepts taught, was administered at the end of the experiment to both groups to assess the effects of the counseling on students’ performance in the subject. The ...


Flooding In Secondary School Students In Ogba / Egbema / Ndoni Local Government Area In Rivers State, Nigeria, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Nov 2013

Flooding In Secondary School Students In Ogba / Egbema / Ndoni Local Government Area In Rivers State, Nigeria, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

This study dwells on flooding in Secondary School Students in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria, which occurred in October 2012. The result of review showed that floods in Omoku occurred mostly at the event of rainfall intensity and amount and especially at rainy season but this particular flood occurred in October 2012 after the main rainy season (August/September). Factors other than rainfall identified to substantially influenced flooding in the study are: lack of good drainage network, dumping of wastes / refuse in drainage and water channels, topographic characteristics, overflowing of riverbanks, low infiltration due to ...


Assessment Of Flooding On The Secondary School Students In Ogba / Egbema / Ndoni Local Government Area In Rivers State, Nigeria, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2013

Assessment Of Flooding On The Secondary School Students In Ogba / Egbema / Ndoni Local Government Area In Rivers State, Nigeria, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

This study assesses the effects of flooding on the Secondary School Students in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria, which occurred in October 2012. Data of this study were obtained from questionnaires, interview, personal observation, and newspaper report. A total of 90 respondents, drawn from residents in flood prone areas, were sampled for this study. Survey method was used in the analysis of data. The result of analysis showed that floods in Omoku occurred mostly at the event of rainfall intensity and amount and especially at rainy season but this particular flood occurred in October 2012 ...


Development Of Teachers’ Academic Performance In Secondary Schools In Etche Local Government Area, Rivers State Of Nigeria, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2013

Development Of Teachers’ Academic Performance In Secondary Schools In Etche Local Government Area, Rivers State Of Nigeria, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

The project reflects on professional development on teachers academic performance in secondary schools in Etche Local Government Area. It is a survey study. Two research questions were formulated for the study. The population sample of the study consists of 399 teachers from seventeen (17) secondary schools in Etche Local Government Area. The sampling technique used was random sampling method. The instrument utilized was questionnaire coded professional development and teachers’ academic performance questionnaire (PDTAPQ). Out of 399 copies of questionnaire distributed 378 were retrieved for analysis of the research questions. The result of the findings indicated that professional development of teachers ...


Cultural Factors On The Girl-Child Education In Secondary Schools In Ihiala Local Government Area Of Anambra State, Nigeria, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2013

Cultural Factors On The Girl-Child Education In Secondary Schools In Ihiala Local Government Area Of Anambra State, Nigeria, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

This research examines the effect of socio-cultural factors on the Girl-Child education in secondary schools in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State. It is a survey study. The research also took not of some key factors, which among other things, include the great attitude of parents towards girl-child education effect of early marriage. Influence of the family background and size and the socio-economic situation in the community. The findings showed that almost all the above mentioned factors are responsible for limited access of the girlchild education. To limit or reduce the effect of the factors, therefore, the researcher recommends ...


Evaluation Of Flooding On The Secondary School Students In Ogba / Egbema / Ndoni Local Government Area In Rivers State, Nigeria, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2013

Evaluation Of Flooding On The Secondary School Students In Ogba / Egbema / Ndoni Local Government Area In Rivers State, Nigeria, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

This study evaluates the effects of flooding on the Secondary School Students in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria, which occurred in October 2012. Data of this study were obtained from questionnaires, interview, personal observation, and newspaper report. A total of 90 respondents, drawn from residents in flood prone areas, were sampled for this study. Survey method was used in the analysis of data. The result of analysis showed that floods in Omoku occurred mostly at the event of rainfall intensity and amount and especially at rainy season but this particular flood occurred in October 2012 ...


Principals’ Administrative Techniques And Effective School- Community Relations In Ahoada-East Local Government Area Rivers State, Nigera, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2013

Principals’ Administrative Techniques And Effective School- Community Relations In Ahoada-East Local Government Area Rivers State, Nigera, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

The study centers on principals’ Administrative Techniques and effective school-community relation in Ahoada East Local Government Area of Rivers State. It is a correlational study. Four research question and three null hypotheses were formulated for this study. Relevant related works were reviewed for the purpose of study. Three hundred and fourteen teachers randomly selected and the principals of the fifteen government secondary school in Ahoada East Local Government Area represented the sample size. The principals’ administrative techniques questionnaire was used to collect data for the study. Findings indicated that there is no significant difference between principals’ administrative techniques and school ...


Empowering The Rural Communities Via Thetelecentres, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2011

Empowering The Rural Communities Via Thetelecentres, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

With the increasing use of technology and ICT in daily live there is a great tendency for those at the marginalized areas in Malaysia and those who are in the marginalized groups to 'be left out in the online activities due to the geographical limitation and the limited ICT literacy level. Thus, in the effort to empower the rural communities firstly, there is a need to ensure e-inclusion activities reached the targeted communities. The users must have the access to Internet and the appropriate skills and ICT competencies to use the online services and information. The rural communitiesalsoneedtounderstandthelanguage ofInternetwhichisEnglish andtosearchand ...


Sources Of Marital Conflict Among The Newly Married Couples In Obio/Akpor Local Government Of Rivers State, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2010

Sources Of Marital Conflict Among The Newly Married Couples In Obio/Akpor Local Government Of Rivers State, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

The study investigated the sources of marital conflict among newly married in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. One research question and two hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The population ofthe study comprisedall the newly married couplesin the area. Stratified random sampling technique was used in selecting sample for the study.Asample of200newlymarriedcoupleswasdrawn forthestudy. The instrument for data collection was a self made questionnaire titled "Marital conflicts Inventory (MO)': The research question was analysed using mean score while the hypotheses were tested using independent t-test at 0.05 level of significance. The results showed that: (1 ...


Adult And Continuing Education In Pos,¥' Secondary Institutions In Ethiopia: Pol!( Practice, And Challenges, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2010

Adult And Continuing Education In Pos,¥' Secondary Institutions In Ethiopia: Pol!( Practice, And Challenges, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

This study examines current policies and practices affecl in the functioning of postsecondary institutions in terms 's creating opportunities for adult and lifelong learning th Ethiopia. Data were collected from official docUmel;ry government stetistics, as well as a telephone interview Vli:,S ten officials of five purposefully selected public post-secondi_ e institutions. The results show ttat exisUng national poliCily and programs related to adult and continuing education Ci~ limited in their coverage which in turn. affected not Of~ institutional rules and reqotetions, but also actual practic. v Thus, adult and continuing education programs found to II) less responsive to ...


Impact Of Students' Failure In English Language And The Nigerian Formal Education In Gokana Local Government Area Of Rivers State, Nigeria., Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2010

Impact Of Students' Failure In English Language And The Nigerian Formal Education In Gokana Local Government Area Of Rivers State, Nigeria., Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

This paper is a systematic study of the 'Impact of students' failure in English Language and the Nigerian Formal Education' over the years in Gokana Local Government Area of Rivers State especially in WASSCE and NECD. To answer our research questions, the paper adopts the chi-square analysis at 5% level of significance with 6df. Some of the major study findings, causes and impact were identified and recommendations made to reduce students' failure in English Language. Absent of qualified professional English Language teachers, shortcuts for students passing examinations, absent of libraries and modern textbooks were some of the major findings. Education ...


The Differences Between Male And Female Principals In Their Disciplinary And Control Roles Vis-A-Vis Their Violation Of Students' Rights In The Administration Of Secondary Schools In Rivers State, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2009

The Differences Between Male And Female Principals In Their Disciplinary And Control Roles Vis-A-Vis Their Violation Of Students' Rights In The Administration Of Secondary Schools In Rivers State, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

This study was conducted on the differences between male and female principals in their disciplinary and control roles vis-a-vis their violation of students' rights in the administration of secondary schools in Rivers State. The study is an opinion survey and inferential in nature. A population of 300 principals was used for the study. A sample size of 76 principals was determined through the stratified random sampling technique which represented 25% ofthepopulation. Theinstrumentused forthegeneration ofdataforthestudywas "TheDifferencesbetweenMaleandFemalePrincipalsin TheirDisciplinary andControlRoles'Questionnaires (DPDCRQ) with a reliability coefficient of 0.65. The 76 questionnaires returned by the respondents were used. The analysis of the data ...


Influence Of Family Social Status On Secondary Students' Academic Achievement, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2009

Influence Of Family Social Status On Secondary Students' Academic Achievement, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

The study of the influence of family social status on secondary Students Academic Achievement', was aimed at determining the effect of parental involvement on student's academic performance. It is a descriptive survey. One hundred students were involved in the study. They were drawn from five (5) secondary schools in Gokana Local Government Area (GOLGA) of Rivers State. The data collected were analyzed using simple percentages. The overall result showed that: -There was correlationin student's academicachievementdue toparentalsocio-economicstatus. There was correlation in student's academic achievement due to stimulating and nonstimulating environment at home. There was difference in pupil's ...


Legal Implications Of The Principals Role In The Administration Of Secondary Schools In Rivers State, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2009

Legal Implications Of The Principals Role In The Administration Of Secondary Schools In Rivers State, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

This study was conducted on legal implications of the principals' roles in the administration of secondary schools in Rivers State. The study is an opinion survey and inferential in nature. A population of 300 principals was used for the study. A sample size of 76 principals was determined through the stratified random sampling technique which represented 25% of the population. The instrument used for the generation of data for the study was "Legal implication of Principals' role Questionnaires (LIPROJ with a reliability coefficient of O. 65. The 76 questionnaires returned by the respondents were used. The analysis of the data ...


The Preference Of Private Secondary Schools To Public Secondary Schools In Nigeria; A Case Of Okirika People Of Rivers State Of Nigeria, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2008

The Preference Of Private Secondary Schools To Public Secondary Schools In Nigeria; A Case Of Okirika People Of Rivers State Of Nigeria, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

The study investigated the reference ofprivate secondary schools to public secondary schools and the effects on the development in Okrika Local Government Area ofRivers State. The objective of the study was to find out whether the private secondary schools are preferred more than public secondary schools in Okrika local government area. It is a survey study. For this study, the students of both private and public secondary schools were used; the teachers of the same level and the parents ofboth were also used. The instruments usedfor this study are the questionnaires. The questionnaires were administered to the students, teachers and ...


The Effect Of Shell Petroleum Development Company's Vocational Education Skill Acquisition As A Community Development Project In Rivers State., Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2008

The Effect Of Shell Petroleum Development Company's Vocational Education Skill Acquisition As A Community Development Project In Rivers State., Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

The purpose of this study titled "The effect of Shell petroleum Development Company's Vocational Education Ski/Is Acquisition as a Community Development Project in Rivers Stete" was to explore the medium through which vocational education can improve community development in that area. It is a survey study which attempts at viewing the issues of underdevelopment of the area from the perspective of Shell Petroleum Development Company Hndinqs revealed few attempts by the company in trying to equip school leavers and dropouts to earn a living, provision of employmentopportunities, lack ofnecessarytoc/s andavailabilityof funds. However, lack of concerted efforts at ...


Continuous Assessment And Its Effects On Students Performances In Mkpat Enin Local (;Over1~Mentarea Of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2008

Continuous Assessment And Its Effects On Students Performances In Mkpat Enin Local (;Over1~Mentarea Of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

This paper centres on Continuous Assessment and its effects on students' performances in Mkpat Enin L.G.A of Akwa Ibom State. The work was carried out through descriptive research, ....vhich was based on information gathering. Ten schools were chosen and ten students were selectedfrom each ofthe schools. The instrument used to gather information was the questionnaire, which was distributed to the ten schools. The major finding showed that continuous assessment was a veritable tool for the improvement teaching and learning activities,


Effect Of Private Secondary Schools On The Development Of Okirika People Of Rivers State Of Nigeria, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2008

Effect Of Private Secondary Schools On The Development Of Okirika People Of Rivers State Of Nigeria, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

The study investigated the private secondary schools and the effects 0/1 the development in Okrika Local Government Area ofRivers State. The objective of the study was to find out whether the private secondary school has any effect on the development in Okrika local government area. It is a survey study. For this study, the students of both private and public secondary schools were used; the teachers of the same level and the parents of both were also used. The instruments used for this study are the questionnaires. The questionnaires were administered to the students, teachers and parents of six ...


Evaluation Of Occupational Preference Among Abonnema People And Its Implication For Educational Development, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2008

Evaluation Of Occupational Preference Among Abonnema People And Its Implication For Educational Development, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

This study evaluated the occupational preference among the Abonnema people and its implication jor educational development oj the Abonnema people. It is a survey studv. Data were collected from one hundred and ten (lID) respondents using research questionnaire and personal interview. Findings revealed that fishing, farming and trading were seen as the most preferred occupational activities ojthe Abonnenia people. These activities when related to the development oj education actually gave Abonnema people happiness and peace' It also enhanced friendliness and increased their economic well being. It was found that it encouraged and contributed to peaceful co-existence. provision of employment and ...


Youth Restiveness In The Niger Delta: Education As A Solution, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2007

Youth Restiveness In The Niger Delta: Education As A Solution, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

The main purpose of the study is towards creating the environment for functional education and conscientization of the youth to becoming relevant to their environment and society. The study also seeks to make the government and companies rise up to their responsibilities in other to curb youth restiveness in Niger Delta. The instrument used for investigation is the questionnaire/ while the population of the study is 200 persons. It is a descriptive design. From the major tindinqs it is discovered that youth restiveness is mainly because of the long neglect of the peoples welfare by the three tiers of government ...


Oil, War And Education In Niger Delta Of Nigeria, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2007

Oil, War And Education In Niger Delta Of Nigeria, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

This research work primarily seeks to highlight and examine education and violent subcultural traits in the Niger Delta region and to determine whether the people are naturally violent.' However, in most quarters it is believed that violent activities/acts being witnessed in the region are mere reactions to the marginalization and neglect by successive governments. 2 research questions guided the study. The study was able to establish the following: That government and school authorities should consult students when making policies affecting them. That falling standards in academics and morals in school are due to violence activities in the region. That ...


The Social And Economic Implications Of Computers, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2006

The Social And Economic Implications Of Computers, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

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That Canadian Debate On "Nigerian Idgher Education: Policy And Practice, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2004

That Canadian Debate On "Nigerian Idgher Education: Policy And Practice, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Nigeria's educational system, for now, can be described as a glorious past and a murky present. Scholars have embarked on academic exercises through different routes and yet arriving at the same destination -a demystification of the National Policy 011 Education in realization to .workable and achievable terms. With the same motif in mind. we attempt here, a critique of the various criticism and analysis by Bloom, Woodhouse and Haft. It is revealed that their criticism is an idiosyncratic approach and has serious shortcomings in that it chops the total curriculum into pieces offering momentary convenience but results that are ...


Accountability In Resource Management, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2003

Accountability In Resource Management, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Resources are always scarce and limited. There is urgent need for managers to peep into the future and better manage existing resources. Educational sub-sectors that are caught in the revenue cost squeeze should select from the variety of options On cost-control management strategy which include specifying the institution's mission, setting priorities among programmes and building a data base of trends and projections about revenue and costs, and applying break-even analysis to determine which programmes are financially self-supporting, wh ich are break-even, and wh ich rcquirc subsidics. AccountabiIity in rcsou rcc manngcmcnt requires the management of available resources to the ...


Constraints To Resource Management, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr Jan 2003

Constraints To Resource Management, Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

Eric Chukweru Amadi Dr

It is axiomatic that the survival of any organization depends greatly on the amount of resources at its disposal. No school system can effectively carry out its functions without sufficient funds at its disposal. Money is required to attract, retain and develop the staff, to maintain thc school plant and procure other materials for effective functioning of the institution. When provided, such resources need to be properly managed. We have attempted an examination of the relevance and application of the them} and principles of resource management in educational organization with a focus on the primary and university sub-sectors within the ...