Category: GEOGRAPHY

PERCEPTION OF CLASSROOM PSYCHO-SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT AND ACHIEVEMENT IN GEOGRAPHY

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study             Geography is a branch of environmental sciences. According to Adekanjo (2002), Geography plays a vital role in providing knowledge of relevant concepts, environmental and natural phenomena like why we have day and night, the reason for rainfall, the ozone layers, avoidance of over exploitation of the natural […]

FACTORS AFFECTING STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN GEOGRAPHY

Chapter One Introduction Background to the study It is pertinent to examine the meaning or definition and the importance of Geography as well as, the students’ low-enrolment in this discipline. The uniqueness of this indispensable subject in the 6-3-3-4 curriculum in Nigeria education today cannot be overemphasized. Hammond (209) viewed Geography as the study of […]

EFFECT OF ICT ON THE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF GEOGRAPHY STUDENTS IN NIGER STATE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION IKERE EKITI

ABSTRACT This research work was carried out to examine the effects of ICT on the academic achievement of Geography Students in Niger State College of Education Ekiti . The research methodology utilizes descriptive statistics with simple numbers and percentages in the analysis and synthesizing of primary sources of data collected via questionnaire, as well as […]

COMPARATIVE EFFECT OF POWERPOINT PRESENTATION AND DIGITAL VIDEO INSTRUCTION ON SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS’ ACHIEVEMENT IN GEOGRAPHY

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION  Background of the Study In the new world order, the use of technologies for good and purposeful teaching and instruction can no longer be left to chance especially with regard to effective performance and productivity (Ejionueme, 2012). Nigeria as a nation came late in to the use of modern technologies in her […]

EFFECT OF REFLECTIVE INQUIRY INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNIQUE ON STUDENTS’ ACHIEVEMENT IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL GEOGRAPHY

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study Many environmental problems or challenges that face humanity are as a result of human activities. These activities occur as humans realized the need to struggle to improve the lot of life and living standards through science and technology. These human actions, according to Ogueri (2004) include over-exploitation, deforestation, […]