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Ige, Akindele Matthew – Educational Studies, 2018
The study investigated the perceived potential of motivational strategies operating in school to impact teacher effectiveness in public secondary schools in Ondo State, Nigeria. One research question was raised and two hypotheses formulated for the study. Descriptive-survey design was adopted. Main population consisted of 304 public secondary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Educational Practices
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Akande, Adebowale – Educational Studies, 2010
Xhosa-speaking South African children in school settings face several academic and emotional challenges. These may be due to family obligation, conformity to authority figures and over expectations from parents, teachers and society. This study examines the differences in the number and types of reported fears and worries in 200 South African…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, Cultural Context, Psychological Patterns, Anxiety
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Akande, Adebowale W. – Educational Studies, 2009
The present study has been conducted with an aim to compare responses of undergraduates from Swaziland to previously reported findings with similar groups of American, Nepalese, Nigerian and Hong Kong. A total sample of 310 males and females in the age range of 20 and 21 were selected from three universities in South Africa. Self-esteem was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Esteem, Self Concept, Cross Cultural Studies
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Ikoya, Peter O.; Onoyase, D. – Educational Studies, 2008
This paper examines the availability and adequacy of schools' infrastructural facilities for implementation of the Universal Basic Education program in Nigeria. Adopting the "ex post facto" design, the researchers used existing school data on physical facilities, including a survey of key stakeholders in the education sector. Data…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Educational Development
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Oshagbemi, Titus – Educational Studies, 1996
Employs a multiple research methodology to investigate and compare the time perceptions of university teachers from the United Kingdom and Nigeria. Both groups seriously miscalculated time spent on various activities. Reveals remarkable similarities regarding the actual activities and the degrees of estimation. (MJP)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, College Faculty, Educational Practices, Error Patterns
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Adeyemi, M. Bamidele – Educational Studies, 1992
Presents study results determining whether student achievement differs according to whether taught by the reflective teaching method or the lecture approach. Describes a research series involving a pretest, teaching, and posttest. Reports little difference on pretest scores but significantly higher posttest scores for the subjects taught by the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Critical Thinking, Educational Research, Foreign Countries
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Okebukola, Peter Akinsola; Jegede, Olugbemiro J. – Educational Studies, 1989
Examines events, objects, or circumstances which are perceived by Nigerian teachers as stress inducing. Considers the influence of selected demographic variables on teachers' feelings of stress. Finds that student characteristic stress factors exert the greatest effect and school environment stress factors the least. (KO)
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Ogundare, Samuel Folorunso – Educational Studies, 1988
This paper is a case study of curriculum development in Nigeria. It describes the principles with which a committee revised and developed a new elementary social studies curriculum. Included is a brief report of a study conducted to examine the effectiveness of the new curriculum. (Author/JDH)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries
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Obani, Tim; Doherty, Jim – Educational Studies, 1986
Presents the results of a study of English and Nigerian adolescents' conceptions of the causes, effects, rehabilitation, and interaction of handicaps. Cognitive maturity (related to age) proved to be the greatest factor influencing accuracy of perception. Samples of questions and anecdotes are included. (JDH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Cross Cultural Studies, Disability Discrimination, Disability Identification
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Doherty, Jim; Obani, Tim – Educational Studies, 1986
Examines how variables of age, sex, nationality, and attitude toward the disabled affected the understanding level of 306 British and Nigerian adolescents concerning disability effects. Indicates age is the most important factor for comprehensive understanding, with girls achieving a more mature understanding level; neither nationality or attitude…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Comprehension, Cross Cultural Studies
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Doherty, Jim; Obani, Tim – Educational Studies, 1986
Reports the results of quasi-experimental study of 155 Nigerian and 151 British boys' and girls' understanding of handicaps. Presents information regarding the content of the questionnaire, which posed both direct and indirect questions regarding causality, effects, rehabilitation and interaction of handicapped persons. (JDH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Cultural Differences, Disabilities, Disability Discrimination