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Onoyeyan, Glory O.; Unegbu, Vincent – SAGE Open, 2019
Several career paths are open to law graduates. Many of them pursue careers in other fields without giving a thought to law librarianship. The fact that majority of law students do not consider law librarianship as a career option is undesirable for the future of law librarianship. The future of law librarianship profession may depend on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Choice, Law Libraries, Library Science
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Adeogun, Adebowale Oluranti – SAGE Open, 2018
University music education is a recent phenomenon in Nigeria. The founding of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, with autonomy to grant degrees for courses in nearly all fields of study, enabled it to initiate music degree along the lines of the Euro-American university music education in 1961. This article, relying on historical analysis with…
Descriptors: Music Education, Educational Development, Foreign Countries, Universities
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Obiegbu, Ifeyinwa Rita – SAGE Open, 2018
This study posits that there are divergent positions among scholars regarding the roles of experiential and linguistic factors in reading incompetence among Second Language (L2) readers. This study was conducted with a view to determining the exact sources of reading errors among selected second language learners. The goal was to suggest…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, Reading Failure, Error Patterns
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Nwagu, Evelyn N.; Enebechi, Jude C.; Odo, Amelia N. – SAGE Open, 2018
The rapid increase in health information requires that learners exert some degree of self-control in learning to make an appropriate selection of what to learn about healthy living. The objective of this study was to determine the students' level of self-control in learning for healthy living. A questionnaire adapted from the self-control subscale…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Control, College Students, Schools of Education
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Ani, Emmanuel Ifeanyi – SAGE Open, 2017
Recent nationalistic arguments have tended to blame the use of foreign language as responsible for poor academic performance and even underdevelopment. Although I theoretically agree with the mother tongue (MT) proposal concerning early elementary education, I identify some narrowness in the meaning of MT that drives the nationalistic school. A…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Native Language, Elementary Education
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Uba, Emmanuel; Oteikwu, Emmanuel Agbo; Onwuka, Edwin; Abiodun-Eniayekan, Eugenia – SAGE Open, 2017
Graphic organizers (GOs) are fast becoming acceptable standard instructional tools across subjects in the education arena globally. However, this visual representation of information is yet to be recognized and integrated into the teaching methods in Nigerian schools. This study, therefore, presents a research-based investigation of the usefulness…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Visual Aids, Secondary School Students, English Literature
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Odimegwu, Clifford; Somefun, Oluwaseyi Dolapo; Akinyemi, Joshua – SAGE Open, 2017
Due to globalization, sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is experiencing some changes in her traditional family patterns. A large body of research has examined the relationship between family structure and youth developmental outcomes and few studies have reported the gender differentials in the effect of changing family structure on these outcomes. In an…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Gender Differences, Foreign Countries, Family Structure
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Ilechukwu, Leonard Chidi; Ugwuozor, Felix Okechukwu – SAGE Open, 2017
The purpose of the study is to evaluate how religious and philosophy education is uplifting the image of prison inmates and curtailing ex-prisoners' recidivism in Enugu State prison yard in Nigeria. The study sample was 190 inmates and 20 facilitators. Results showed among others that religious education raises the image of the prison inmates by…
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Religious Education, Philosophy
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Obasola, Oluwaseun I.; Agunbiade, Ojo Melvin – SAGE Open, 2016
Based on a cross-sectional design, this study investigates online health seeking and its possible influence on decision making among 400 university undergraduates in Nigeria. From the results, it was found that daily Internet use was on the average (33.7%), and use was constrained by the poor power supply, the high cost of the Internet access, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Health Behavior, Information Seeking
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Omeje, Joachim Chinweike; Egwa, Ene Inyamu; Adikwu, Victoria Ogwa – SAGE Open, 2016
The quota system and the catchment areas are federal government policies formulated to bridge the gap between the educationally developed states and the educationally less developed states. Sequel to the enactment of these policies, government established several universities across the country to create equal opportunity for all candidates. In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Admission, Quotas, Selective Admission
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Omeje, Joachim Chinweike; Eze, Justina Ukamaka; Egeonu, Doris Chika – SAGE Open, 2016
This descriptive survey study was designed to find out the utilization of e-counseling in career information dissemination among the undergraduates of the federal universities in South East Nigeria. Three research questions and three null hypotheses guided the study. The population of the study consisted of 36 guidance counselors and 64,997…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Counseling Techniques
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Udoudo, Aniefiok J.; Ojo, Gbemisola O. – SAGE Open, 2016
This study appraised the use of the new media by students in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria. The objectives of the study were to identify extent of use of new media and to find out challenges experienced while using new media for learning in schools in the Local Government Area. The study adopted survey and quasi…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Media, Use Studies, Technology Uses in Education
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Igbo, J. N.; Onu, V. C.; Obiyo, N. O. – SAGE Open, 2015
The aim of the study was to investigate the influence of gender stereotype as a predictor of secondary school students' self-concept and academic achievement. The study was guided by four purposes, four research questions, and four hypotheses. The study adopted ex post facto design. The research sample was drawn from eight government/public senior…
Descriptors: Sex Stereotypes, Secondary School Students, Self Concept, Academic Achievement
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Bamiro, Adekunle Oladipupo – SAGE Open, 2015
This study investigated the effects of three strategies (i.e., guided discovery, think-pair-share, and lecture) on senior secondary school students' achievement in chemistry. A pretest, posttest, control group quasi-experimental design with a 3 × 3 × 2 factorial matrix was adopted for the study. Treatment was at three levels (guided discovery,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Science Achievement, Chemistry
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Adeogun, Adebowale Oluranti – SAGE Open, 2015
The Federal Government of Nigeria has realized that low educational quality has negative implications for sustainable national development, hence her commitment to develop national policies and national curriculum for teacher education to improve the quality of education (including music education). This article observes improvement in the…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Music Teachers, Schools of Education
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