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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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Okoroma, Francisca Nwakaego; Okafor, Ifeyinwa Angela – African Educational Research Journal, 2018
The significance of social media in the teaching and learning process cannot be overemphasized. However the excessive use of the same can result into inefficiency and poor academic performance. The study examines the impact of social media (SM) on Library and Information Studies students at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. The study adopted the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Social Media, Library Education
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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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Unuabor, Stanley O.; Oseghale, C. O. – African Educational Research Journal, 2018
This study was borne out of concern about undergraduates' inability to use library and its resources effectively. The major focus of study was to ascertain how undergraduates in the Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan use the library and its resources in spite of the user education given to them. Survey research method was employed, and a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Academic Libraries, Schools of Education
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Gromik, Nicolas A. – African Educational Research Journal, 2015
iPod and iTunes are gaining popularity amongst educators as a tool and platform to access and deliver complementary educational learning materials. The research question focuses on whether students access and use iTunes resources to enhance their content knowledge without teacher's assistance. The participants of the research consist of forty-nine…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Engineering Education
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Badu-Nyarko, Samuel Kofi – African Educational Research Journal, 2013
The quest for lifelong learning and determination to acquire academic qualifications worldwide has opened up universities and polytechnics to cater for the growing number of applicants every year. In this wise, emphasis is placed on widening access to prospective learners of all categories. But should we do this at the expense of quality if we are…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Distance Education, Foreign Countries, Student Evaluation