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Challenges Encountered In The Implementation Of The National Literacy Acceleration Program (Nalap) In The Abura Asebu Kwamankese District, Ghana, Julius Arhin-Asamoah Nov 2023

Challenges Encountered In The Implementation Of The National Literacy Acceleration Program (Nalap) In The Abura Asebu Kwamankese District, Ghana, Julius Arhin-Asamoah

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The National Literacy Acceleration Program (NALAP) aims to enhance early grade primary school pupils' literacy rates, yet national evaluations reveal widespread deficiencies in reading proficiency in both the local language and English. This study examines challenges in implementing NALAP in the Abura Asebu Kwamankese district, Ghana, focusing on the teacher and resource-related issues. A mixed-methods sequential explanatory design was employed. The study covered 12 basic schools in the Abura Asebu Kwamankese district. In all, 61 respondents comprising 50 teachers and 11 circuit supervisors were involved in the study. The findings highlight teacher-related issues such as inadequate pedagogical practices, low motivation, …


Information Needs And Sources For Health-Related Information Among Pregnant Women In Tamale Metropolis, Joana Dango, Stephen Okyere Oct 2023

Information Needs And Sources For Health-Related Information Among Pregnant Women In Tamale Metropolis, Joana Dango, Stephen Okyere

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The purpose of the study is to explore the information needs and sources for health-related information among pregnant women in Tamale Metropolis. A Mixed method approach was used to carry out the study. A questionnaire was used to collect data from 148 pregnant women from three hospitals namely, Tamale Teaching Hospital, Tamale West Hospital and the Seventh Day Adventist Hospital, interviews were conducted with three midwives, one from each hospital and a Gynecologist at the Tamale Teaching Hospital. The findings of the study revealed that antenatal lessons were the most used sources of health information, and the least were newspapers …


Use Of Mobile Applications For Information Management Among Library And Information Science Trainees In Federal Polytechnic Ede, Osun State, Nigeria, Blessing Babawale Amusan, Adepero Olajumoke Odumade Mrs. Oct 2023

Use Of Mobile Applications For Information Management Among Library And Information Science Trainees In Federal Polytechnic Ede, Osun State, Nigeria, Blessing Babawale Amusan, Adepero Olajumoke Odumade Mrs.

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The study is an assessment of the use of mobile applications for information management among year two National Diploma students in the Department of Library and Information Science, Federal Polytechnic Ede, Osun State, Nigeria. The study adopted a survey method and questionnaire were administered on the 164 students from which 152 were completed and returned. The study discovered that the students commonly used mobile applications for managing information relating to their academic activities and were highly skilled in using mobile applications for streaming videos, sharing of documents and uploading of information using social media apps, but majority. The study also …


Information Resources And Security Challenges In Niger Delta University, Bayelsa State, Nigeria, Tom-George Nnenda Dr., Mercy Aforomo Toruemi Sep 2023

Information Resources And Security Challenges In Niger Delta University, Bayelsa State, Nigeria, Tom-George Nnenda Dr., Mercy Aforomo Toruemi

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The study examined information resources and security challenges at Niger Delta University, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Four research questions guided the study. A descriptive survey design was used by the researcher. The population of the study comprised 53 library staff, and the purposive sampling techniques were used to determine the sample size which is 30. The questionnaire was the instrument used for data collection and was validated by the supervisor. Cronbach Alpha was used to establish the reliability of the instrument which yielded 0.85. Data were analysed with frequency count, and simple percentages, and Statistical Product and Service Solutions (SPSS) version …


Promotion Strategies In Academic Libraries: Improving The Ability Of Students To Access Information Resources And Services During The Covid-19 Era, Tinyiko Vivian Dube Aug 2023

Promotion Strategies In Academic Libraries: Improving The Ability Of Students To Access Information Resources And Services During The Covid-19 Era, Tinyiko Vivian Dube

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This article identified the library promotion strategies that distance education academic library services can employ to improve the ability of remote clients to access information resources during the COVID-19 pandemic. Academic libraries operating in a distance education environment in Gauteng Province, South Africa, are currently changing how library and information services are provided to remote clients. The traditional means of promoting library services through posters, banners, flyers, and pamphlets are now in the past. The emergence of COVID-19 facilitated information technologies. The study was anchored by the positivism research paradigm and used a quantitative approach. Microsoft Form was used to …


Library Services And Facilities To University Students At Tertiary: An Evidence From Pakistan, Abdullah Jamil, Rustum Ali, Bilal Ahmad Aug 2023

Library Services And Facilities To University Students At Tertiary: An Evidence From Pakistan, Abdullah Jamil, Rustum Ali, Bilal Ahmad

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This paper intends to examine academic library services and facilities for university students at the tertiary level in Punjab. It has been observed that all educational institutions specifically higher education has an academic library to facilitate the students in terms of their academic activities and research-oriented tasks. This study has been conducted to measure the response of library patrons of two Public Sector Universities in Punjab, Pakistan. The unit of analysis has been based on the enrolled students of the University of Gujrat, Gujrat, and Government College University Faisalabad, Faisalabad, Pakistan. A sample of 16 students (8 students from …


Expressing Information Needs And Information Literacy Skills Amongst Final Year Undergraduate Students In Northern Nigeria, Zikrat Abdulsalam, Imoisili Ojeime Odigie Jul 2023

Expressing Information Needs And Information Literacy Skills Amongst Final Year Undergraduate Students In Northern Nigeria, Zikrat Abdulsalam, Imoisili Ojeime Odigie

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Information literacy is the ability of an individual to locate, evaluate, and use information. This study expresses the conscious information needs and information literacy skills amongst final year undergraduate students of three Universities in Nigeria; being the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Federal University Lokoja (FUL), and Baze University. A survey research design alongside a questionnaire for the instrument were utilised on a sample size of 307 final year undergraduate students from select faculties within the above-mentioned universities. The findings of the study amongst other show that undergraduate students at the final year level had a conscious knowledge of their information …


The Reference Services And Users’ Satisfaction In Tertiary Institutions In Imo State, Nigeria, Ngozi Ike, Olivia Nwamaka Chinedu Mrs Jul 2023

The Reference Services And Users’ Satisfaction In Tertiary Institutions In Imo State, Nigeria, Ngozi Ike, Olivia Nwamaka Chinedu Mrs

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The study focused on reference services and users’ satisfaction in tertiary institutions in Imo State, Nigeria. The study examined the extent of users’ satisfaction with reference services in tertiary institutions in Imo State, Nigeria, the relationship with referral services, inter-library loan and current awareness services with users’ satisfaction. Four research questions were posed and three hypotheses were formulated for the study. Correlational design was adopted for the study while modified 4-point likert rating scale was used to elicit data for the study. A sample size of 393 respondents was drawn from the population of 15310 using Taro Yamane (1967) sampling …


Ranking Of Indian Institution Of Technology (Iits) In Global And Indian Ranking System: A Comparative Study, Mukesh Behera, Rajan Kumar Jun 2023

Ranking Of Indian Institution Of Technology (Iits) In Global And Indian Ranking System: A Comparative Study, Mukesh Behera, Rajan Kumar

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Rankings at both the international and national scales are becoming more significant in higher education in every corner of the world. Higher education institutions are ranked in a variety of national as well as global lists. The current study evaluates the academic achievements of Indian Institutes of Technology in national as well as global rankings, including those produced by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), Times Higher Education (THE), Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), The Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR), UI GreenMetric World University Rankings, National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), and Atal Ranking of Institutions.


Digitalization Of Library Resources In Pakistan: A Case Of Academic Libraries, Abdullah Jamil, Rustum Ali, Bilal Ahmad Jun 2023

Digitalization Of Library Resources In Pakistan: A Case Of Academic Libraries, Abdullah Jamil, Rustum Ali, Bilal Ahmad

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This study has been designed to examine the digitalization of resources in academic libraries in Pakistan. The world continues its flow of digitalization through the internet such as people starting jobs online, online selling and purchasing businesses, online shares, and investment during the time of Coronavirus. Hence, the digitalization of libraries has no exemption. A purposive sampling technique has been employed to select 16 participants (8 students and 8 library professionals) from the academic library of the University of Gujrat. Further, an interview guide has been developed to conduct case studies. The data collection process takes place within ten working …


Perception Of External Control, Effort Expectancy And Use Of Electronic Information Resources By Undergraduates In Selected Universities In Nigeria, Bayor Odelami, Oluyomi Folorunso, Magnus Osahon Igbinovia Jun 2023

Perception Of External Control, Effort Expectancy And Use Of Electronic Information Resources By Undergraduates In Selected Universities In Nigeria, Bayor Odelami, Oluyomi Folorunso, Magnus Osahon Igbinovia

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The study examined the relationship between external control, effort expectancy and use of EIRs among undergraduates in two selected universities in Oyo State, Nigeria. The survey research design of correlational type was adopted for this study across undergraduates in Ajayi Crowther University (N=1,619) and Lead City University (N=2,046), with a total population of 3,665. The study found that both independent variables of external control and effort expectancy had individual significant relationship with undergraduates’ use of EIRs. Also, there was a significant positive relationship between perception of external control and effort expectancy in the use of EIRs. Both independent variables when …


The Library Services And Users' Satisfaction In Academic Libraries In Imo State, Nigeria, Ngozi Immaculata Ike, Celestina Amadi, Veronica Madu-Malachy, Sarah Nkechi Iheagwam, Ogechi Iheanacho-Kelechi, Oluchi Juliet Nwagu Jun 2023

The Library Services And Users' Satisfaction In Academic Libraries In Imo State, Nigeria, Ngozi Immaculata Ike, Celestina Amadi, Veronica Madu-Malachy, Sarah Nkechi Iheagwam, Ogechi Iheanacho-Kelechi, Oluchi Juliet Nwagu

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The study focused on library services and users’ satisfaction in academic libraries in Imo State, Nigeria. The study examined the extent of users’ satisfaction with library services in academic libraries in Imo State, Nigeria, the relationship between library exhibition/display and user education services. Three research questions were posed and two hypotheses were formulated for the study. Correlational design was adopted for the study while 4-point likert rating scale was used to elicit data. A sample size of 393 students was drawn from the population of 15,310 using Taro Yammane (1967) sampling technique. The data collected were analyzed with Pearson …


Provision Of Reference Services And Use Of Information Resources By Undergraduate Students In University Libraries In Bayelsa State, Chinyere Joshua Nduka, Humphrey I. Wiche Dr. Jun 2023

Provision Of Reference Services And Use Of Information Resources By Undergraduate Students In University Libraries In Bayelsa State, Chinyere Joshua Nduka, Humphrey I. Wiche Dr.

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This study investigated the provision of reference services and use of library information resources by undergraduates in universities in Bayelsa state, Nigeria. The study used a correlational survey research methodology, and the instrument for gathering data was a questionnaire. 17451 undergraduate students from the four universities in Bayelsa State made up the study's population, with a sample size of 349 representing 20% of the total population. 349 copies of the questionnaire were distributed and 346 were retrieved and found usable. Data were analyzed with frequency count, simple percentages, mean, and standard deviation while Pearson's product moment correlation coefficient was used …


Artificial Intelligence: Interactive Effect Of Google Classroom And Learning Analytics On Academic Engagement Of Business Education Students In Universities In Nigeria, Friday Ekahe Abanyam (Ph.D), Nathaniel Ifeanyi Edeh (Ph.D), Victor Attah Abanyam (Ph.D), Jossica Isioma Obimgbo (M.Ed), Felicia Ogonna Nwokike (Ph.D), Promise Emeka Ugwunwoti (Ph.D), Victoria Obiageli Nnamani (M.Ed), Fabian Ugbe Udida (M.Ed), Anthonia Ngozi Ibelegbu (Ph.D), Joseph Tunga Yaro (M.Ed), Ozioma Patience Nwokedi (M.Ed), Joseph Bonglo Kingsley (M.A), Benuh Adama Idris (Ph.D) May 2023

Artificial Intelligence: Interactive Effect Of Google Classroom And Learning Analytics On Academic Engagement Of Business Education Students In Universities In Nigeria, Friday Ekahe Abanyam (Ph.D), Nathaniel Ifeanyi Edeh (Ph.D), Victor Attah Abanyam (Ph.D), Jossica Isioma Obimgbo (M.Ed), Felicia Ogonna Nwokike (Ph.D), Promise Emeka Ugwunwoti (Ph.D), Victoria Obiageli Nnamani (M.Ed), Fabian Ugbe Udida (M.Ed), Anthonia Ngozi Ibelegbu (Ph.D), Joseph Tunga Yaro (M.Ed), Ozioma Patience Nwokedi (M.Ed), Joseph Bonglo Kingsley (M.A), Benuh Adama Idris (Ph.D)

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The zeal to determine an interactive digital learning environment that supports students’ academic engagement and improve learning outcome necessitated this study. The study adopted quasi-experimental and non-equivalent control-group research design. We used purposive sampling technique to select the sample for the study. Also, the study draws from longitudinal research survey responses of 422 undergraduate marketing students from four universities in South-South Nigeria to test the study hypotheses. The universities include University of Calabar (UNICAL), Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma (AAU), University of Uyo (UNIUYO), and Delta State University Abaraka, (DSUA). While students of UNICAL and AAU formed the treatment groups, …


Curbing Plagiarism: Strategies Adopted By Librarians In Universities In The Age Of Ict In Nigeria, Vincent Chima Opara, Anthonia Chimamanda Eneh May 2023

Curbing Plagiarism: Strategies Adopted By Librarians In Universities In The Age Of Ict In Nigeria, Vincent Chima Opara, Anthonia Chimamanda Eneh

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This study investigated the strategies for curbing plagiarism by librarians in universities in the age of Information and Communication Technology in Nigeria. . The population comprised librarians in Universities in Nigeria. However, a total number of 15 Universities took part in the study and a random sampling technique was used to select 89 respondents. A self-constructed online questionnaire was designed and distributed to collect the data from the respondents. Nevertheless, 75 online questionnaires were valid and used for analysis. The data was analysed using frequency of the simple percentages and mean scores. The result shows that librarians were aware …


Awareness And Use Of Big Data Management Systems By Lecturers In Universities In Rivers State, Nigeria, Vincent Opara, Blessing Esuru Ahiauzu, Roseline Omolola Oladipupo May 2023

Awareness And Use Of Big Data Management Systems By Lecturers In Universities In Rivers State, Nigeria, Vincent Opara, Blessing Esuru Ahiauzu, Roseline Omolola Oladipupo

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The study investigated the awareness and use of Big Data management systems by lecturers in universities in Rivers State. The population comprised of lecturers in Three (3) public universities in Rivers State namely; University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State University and Ignatius Ajuru University of education. A structured online questionnaire was used to gather the data. 152 online responses were received, but 144 were useful for the analysis. The data was analysed using frequency of the simple percentages and mean scores. The result shows that lecturers are not aware of big data management system tools; however, they understand the …


Challenges And Prospects Of Using Information And Communication Technologies (Ict) In Instructional Delivery In Cross River State Secondary Schools., Anthony Etta Bisong Dr., Celestine Unoh Nkanu, John Eteng Imoke Dr., Francis Akpo May 2023

Challenges And Prospects Of Using Information And Communication Technologies (Ict) In Instructional Delivery In Cross River State Secondary Schools., Anthony Etta Bisong Dr., Celestine Unoh Nkanu, John Eteng Imoke Dr., Francis Akpo

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Nigeria, like many other developing countries of the world had considered education as the panacea to her developmental objectives, believing fully that no country has ever grown above the quality of education available to her citizens. This paper examines the national and state policies on ICT, strategies for utilization of ICT, and challenges of ICT in the teaching-learning process in secondary schools in Cross River State. The research reviewed previous and related studies associated with ICT. The challenges of implementation of ICT are numerous such as lack of infrastructure, policy, legal and regulatory framework, internet and broadband, capacity building, public …


Strategic Growth Plan For Developing Indian Engineering Educational Institutes In The Era Of Emerging Areas Of Science And Technology, Sunita R. Patil Dr., Suresh K. Ukarande Dr. May 2023

Strategic Growth Plan For Developing Indian Engineering Educational Institutes In The Era Of Emerging Areas Of Science And Technology, Sunita R. Patil Dr., Suresh K. Ukarande Dr.

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Strategic growth plan is a road map of an institute looking for its continuous and sustainable development over certain time duration. Measuring the constant and sustainable growth of any higher and technical educational institute, the strategic goal plan is the blueprint focused towards achieving the vision and mission of the institute. The strategies in terms of short and long term goals, measured through performance indicators of academics, administration, finance, research and extension activities need to be identifies, defined, worked on it and should be monitored and evaluated against target settings. This article presents the Strategic Educational Growth Plan of K …


Library As A Promoter Of Reading Habits Among Students In Nigeria, John Gibson Ogonu Dr, Comfort N. Owate Dr Apr 2023

Library As A Promoter Of Reading Habits Among Students In Nigeria, John Gibson Ogonu Dr, Comfort N. Owate Dr

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The focus of this paper is to examine the roles of library in promoting Reading Habits among students. The paper saw the library as a social service oriented institution aimed at encouraging students to cultivate reading habits. It looked at library as learning environments that provide space, access to resources, activities and services to encourage and support students, teachers, and community learning. The paper also explained the concept of reading and that reading provides the information needed to expand our understanding of thing. The paper defined reading habits as a passion and zeal for reading and outlined its importance to …


Market Women Use Of Information And Communication Technology (Ict) Gadgets In Nigeria, Abraham Tabor Etebu Ph.D, Cln, Mnla, Veronica Amatari Odiri Ph.D Apr 2023

Market Women Use Of Information And Communication Technology (Ict) Gadgets In Nigeria, Abraham Tabor Etebu Ph.D, Cln, Mnla, Veronica Amatari Odiri Ph.D

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The study focused on Market Women Use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Gadgets in Nigeria. This is a survey study with a descriptive design. The population of the study consist of all the market women of the various markets in Nigeria, studied. From the target population, a sample size of 300 was drawn through the convenient sampling technique. The study employed the questionnaire method of data collection. The responses generated from 224 filled, returned and found usable questionnaires were collated and analysed for the purpose of matching the research objectives and answering the research questions. The statistical analysis method …


Shift To Online Learning: Response Of Pakistani Visual Art Teachers During Pandemic And Post-Covid Era, Tauseef Hussain Mr, Nimra Akram Miss, Rabiya Asim Ms, Amina Sarfraz Cheema Ms, Kiran Zohra Ms Mar 2023

Shift To Online Learning: Response Of Pakistani Visual Art Teachers During Pandemic And Post-Covid Era, Tauseef Hussain Mr, Nimra Akram Miss, Rabiya Asim Ms, Amina Sarfraz Cheema Ms, Kiran Zohra Ms

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This study aims to investigate the response of Visual art teachers to educational lockdown and shift to online learning at art institutions. The study employed qualitative phenomenological research design to investigate visual artists i.e., painters, sculptors, textile designers, graphic designers, and performing artists who were faculty members in five leading art institutions of Lahore. Data were collected by conducting a total of 15 interviews from each mentioned discipline. These interviews were conducted preferably in their studios, at their homes, or at times online through WhatsApp video calls. The data was analyzed thematically by using NVIVO 12 software.

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The Role Of Academic Libraries In Research Data Management In Tertiary Institutions, David Onyeamaechi Ekeh Phd, Chidiebere Cordelia Ojemuyide Mrs., Claris N. Eze Phd, Mercy Ifunanaya Ani Phd, Ogochukwu Faith Igu Phd, Catherine Mbana Okpala Mrs., Chidiebere Kelechi Duru Phd Mar 2023

The Role Of Academic Libraries In Research Data Management In Tertiary Institutions, David Onyeamaechi Ekeh Phd, Chidiebere Cordelia Ojemuyide Mrs., Claris N. Eze Phd, Mercy Ifunanaya Ani Phd, Ogochukwu Faith Igu Phd, Catherine Mbana Okpala Mrs., Chidiebere Kelechi Duru Phd

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An institution cannot exist and function properly without the presence of a library because the services provided by an academic library reflect the quality of the institution. This paper attempts to present a brief overview of the concept of library, research data, Research Data Management (RDM) and its constraints as well as the roles of academic libraries. These roles has experienced new paradigm shift, unprecedented reshaping and alterations as a result of emerging waves of information communication technology (ICT) and its accompanying sustainable and disruptive technologies. Scholars are now producing, storing and disseminating digital data in much larger volumes …


Technology Acceptance Among Library Male And Female Users Of Lahore-Based Public And Private General Categories Universities, Qaiser Iqbal, Tahira Akbar, Zaheer Ahmad Jan 2023

Technology Acceptance Among Library Male And Female Users Of Lahore-Based Public And Private General Categories Universities, Qaiser Iqbal, Tahira Akbar, Zaheer Ahmad

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Purpose- The purpose of the study was to assess the usefulness of digital library resources & services, and the value of multidisciplinary databases among postgraduate researchers/ students. This research study is an investigation of technology acceptance behaviours of university library users in Lahore, Pakistan. It also works on user’s perception and usage of digital databases, user’s level of satisfaction, user’s ease of use and usefulness to use digital library databases and identifications of factors affecting accessing digital databases. This research study is based on the TAM model in the context of technology acceptance by postgraduate researchers.

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Lecturers’ Perception And Participation On E-Learning Platform In Michael Otedola College Of Primary Education During Covid-19 Pandemic Lockdown, Adesanya Olusegun Oyeleye, Famuiwa Folasade O Jan 2023

Lecturers’ Perception And Participation On E-Learning Platform In Michael Otedola College Of Primary Education During Covid-19 Pandemic Lockdown, Adesanya Olusegun Oyeleye, Famuiwa Folasade O

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The study investigated lecturers’ perception and participation on e-learning platform in Michael Otedola College of Primary Education in Lagos State during COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. This is to ascertain the level of lecturers’ perception and participation on the use of the college e-learning platforms. The descriptive research design was adopted, while total enumeration was used to select respondents for the study. A structured questionnaire tagged “Lecturers’ Perception and Participation in E-learning learning platform in Michael Otedola College of Primary Education during COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown (LPPMOCPEC19PL) with the reliability coefficient of 0.87 was used for data collected. Four research questions were …


E-Learning Participation Among Senior Secondary Students During Covid19 Pandemic Lockdown In Epe Local Government Area Of Lagos State, Adesanya Olusegun Oyeleye, Oshodi Odunola O Dr Jan 2023

E-Learning Participation Among Senior Secondary Students During Covid19 Pandemic Lockdown In Epe Local Government Area Of Lagos State, Adesanya Olusegun Oyeleye, Oshodi Odunola O Dr

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The study investigated e-learning participation among senior secondary school students during COVID-19 in Epe local government area of Lagos State. This is to ascertain the level of students’ participation in using e-learning platforms in Epe local government area of Lagos State. The descriptive research design was adopted, while a multi-stage sampling procedure was used, stratified sampling technique was used to select senior secondary school in Epe local government area. While simple random sampling method was employed to select 195 students (116 males and 79 females) participant in the study. A structured questionnaire tagged “tagged Questionnaire on Senior Secondary Students …


Libraries As Determinants Of Guided Inquiry Learning Approach In Social Studies, Favour O. Atubi Jan 2023

Libraries As Determinants Of Guided Inquiry Learning Approach In Social Studies, Favour O. Atubi

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This study is an attempt to determine how school libraries can be used to provide a guided learning approach to social studies. The case study was carried out using a group study approach, supervised by three social studies teachers and a school librarian. The population of this study comprises of one hundred and sixteen (116) Junior Secondary Three (3) students from a state owned school in Delta state, southern Nigeria. A sample of fifteen (15) students, made up of three (3) groups of five (5) students each were drawn through a purposive sampling technique. Three teachers of social studies and …


Adoption And Use Of Plagiarism Software By Postgraduate Students In Universities In South-West, Nigeria, Olusegun Adebayo Opesanwo, Hannah Okon Anwana Jan 2023

Adoption And Use Of Plagiarism Software By Postgraduate Students In Universities In South-West, Nigeria, Olusegun Adebayo Opesanwo, Hannah Okon Anwana

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Over the years, there has been an increase awakening on plagiarism and the need to curb it, especially among postgraduate students. Hence, the need for them to have a good knowledge of plagiarism software.

This study investigates the adoption and use of plagiarism software among postgraduate students in universities in South-west Nigeria. Employing a survey research design and random sampling, thirty-four postgraduate students from each of the universities were selected.

The findings of the study revealed a moderate level of awareness among the respondents regarding the availability of plagiarism software. The frequency of use was also found to be low, …


Knowledge Acquisition For Academic Activities By The Lecturers Of Institutes Of Nigerian Meteorological Agency, Ibrahim Ismail Rafindadi, Dr Amina Ibrahim Inkani, Professor Munir Abdullahi Kamba, Dalhatu Usman Mairiga, Abdulqawiyyu Mustapha, Umar Ali Haruna Jan 2023

Knowledge Acquisition For Academic Activities By The Lecturers Of Institutes Of Nigerian Meteorological Agency, Ibrahim Ismail Rafindadi, Dr Amina Ibrahim Inkani, Professor Munir Abdullahi Kamba, Dalhatu Usman Mairiga, Abdulqawiyyu Mustapha, Umar Ali Haruna

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Higher institutions of learning relies on active engagement in academic activities of which inform the teaching, researchand learning mission of institutions and are essential to robust democratic societies. The specific objectives of the study were to clarify the concept and significance, explore the academic activities engaged, and determine the knowledge acquisition programs by the lecturers of two (2) institutes of Nigerian meteorological agency. Qualitative data using a case study research design, face to face interview was used in gathering the data from a total of 16 purposively sampled respondents which were analysed using narrative based analysis. The study revealed that …


Reread Strategy For The Inclusion Of Children With Mild Intellectual Disorder In Qualitative Education In Nigeria, Monisola Adebanke Osoba, Kolawole Akinjide Aramide Phd, Adeola Esther Olutoki Jan 2023

Reread Strategy For The Inclusion Of Children With Mild Intellectual Disorder In Qualitative Education In Nigeria, Monisola Adebanke Osoba, Kolawole Akinjide Aramide Phd, Adeola Esther Olutoki

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Developmental goals aiming at inclusive education for all category of children irrespective of their disability is still at variance with the present situation of children with intellectual disorder who presents a deficit in intellectual functioning and adaptive behaviour. This is due to low intelligence quotient score, therefore, ensuring qualitative education for this category of children is still a herculean task in Nigeria. Such children do not grasp at the same pace as the regular children, because they have difficulty in abstract thinking and problem solving.

The conventional educational system is built on skills such as comprehension, memory, abstract thinking and …


Status And Challenges Of Tribal Education In Jungle Mahal: A Statistical Analysis, Rajib Kumar Guin Jan 2023

Status And Challenges Of Tribal Education In Jungle Mahal: A Statistical Analysis, Rajib Kumar Guin

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In this paper, a picture of tribal enrolment in schools and higher education in four tribal-dominated districts of West Bengal, namely Paschim Medinipur, Jhargram, Purulia, and Bankura, collectively known as "Jungle Mahal" is analysed through various statistical data. It is examined by the statistical data that the tribals here, especially the female tribals, are still lagging in literacy rate and average enrollment in every level of education in comparison to India and West Bengal. The dropout rate of tribal students in that region at every level of schooling is much higher than the national and state rates. Apart from this, …