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TREND OF STUDENTS ENROLMENT IN AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE IN COLLEGES OF EDUCATION

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Determinants are referred to as factors or variables that help individuals or students in enrolment and academic decision- making process. Many factors determine whether students are motivated or not to be enrolled or not into an academic programme of tertiary institutions of learning. It is pertinent to […]

IMPACT OF PARENTS’ SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE STUDENTS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Agricultural science is a discipline that is concerned with the art and science of crop and animal husbandry to the benefit of man and his environment. It involves moving crop and animal products from production until that reach the final consumer. Rubentein (2003) sees agricultural science as […]

NEED ASSESSMENT OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE TEACHERS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the Study Education, skills development and life-long learning are central pillars for job performance of educated and trained individuals who teach school subjects including agricultural science who become professional teachers. A profession is connected with any prestige holding occupation that needs special occupational training. Teaching as a profession requires the […]

EFFECTS OF INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES ON STUDENTS‟ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE IN JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Agricultural science is not a new subject in the Nigerian secondaryschool curriculum.Okeh (2006) reports that agricultural science was introduce as a secondary school subject in 1967, and since then, teaching of the subject in the schools has undergone a reform through the Nigerian Policy on Education (NPE). […]

FUNCTION OF COMMERCIAL AGRICULTURE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT ON FARMERS’ EMPOWERMENT IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study In recent years, attention has been drawn to the need to improve the business environment for agriculture to become more successful by gradually shifting from subsistence to commercial agriculture. Commercial transformation of subsistence agriculture is an indispensable pathway towards the development of the agricultural sector of any […]

CAPACITY BUILDING NEEDS OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE TEACHERS FOR EFFECTIVE LESSON DELIVERY IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODCUTION 1.1 Background to the Study Education, skills development and life-long learning are central pillars for job performance of educated and trained individuals who teach school subjects including agricultural science who become professional teachers. A profession is connected with any prestige holding occupation that needs special occupational training. Teaching as a profession requires […]

TREND IN AGRICULTURAL CHANGES

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background information Agriculture occupies an important and central position in the economies of African countries. Indeed, it is the basis of livelihood and development for all mankind especially in developing countries where the majority of the population still depends on it as a main source of income (Amalu, 1998). More than […]

FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH MASS FAILURE OF STUDENTS IN AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE SECONDARY SCHOOL

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Education is a way through which young and old members of the society are taught about the expected behaviour of the society and the rules of polity, the values, skills, attitudes and knowledge that equip the individual to achieve personal and societal development and progress, Ozigi (2008). […]

CAUSES AND RESOLUTION OF CONFLICT BETWEEN CATTLE HERDERS AND CROP FARMERS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study One major problem confronting world peace today is the manifestation of conflicts in different dimensions across the globe. From Europe to America, Africa to Asia, conflicts are common phenomena (Marshall and Gurr, 2005 in Jeong, 2008). Conflict has been defined in different ways by different scholars. For […]

EFFECTS OF STRESS ON AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION STAFF JOB EFFICIENCY IN TERTIARY INSTITUTION

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Issue of academic job efficiency among academic staff especially academic staff in colleges of education northwest, Nigeria is of much concern. This is because of the demand placed on them of producing Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE) graduates who will meet the demand of labour market in […]