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International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences

Dec 22, 2013 Volume 19, Number

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Number of articles: 25

  1. Effect of Nutrition Education Programme on Food-Related-Knowledge and Attitudes of Literate Women in Pankshin Community, Nigeria

    Audu Andrew Jatau, Federal College of Education, Nigeria

    The study investigated the effect of nutrition education programme on food-related- knowledge and attitudes of literate women in Pankshin community. The non-randomized control group pretest... More

    pp. 18-27

  2. Assessment as a Veritable Tool for Effective Teaching and Learning

    John Ogar Odo, College of Education, Nigeria

    This paper examines assessment as a tool for effective teaching and learning. It revealed the concept of teaching and learning in lined with its improvement through the use of assessment. The... More

    pp. 28-33

  3. Challenges of Good Governance and Sustainable Development in Democratic Nigeria

    Inuwa Abdu Ibrahim, Federal Polytechnic, Nigeria

    The research examined the governments" failure in achieving good governance and sustainable development. How leaders have used their latent functions in governance and its resultant consequence.... More

    pp. 34-39

  4. Competencies and Strategies for the Teaching of 21<sup>ST</sup> Century Learners in Vocational Home Economics Education

    Halima Sidi Bamalli, Federal College of Education, Nigeria

    Vocational Home Economics is a skill oriented field of study which equipped the learners with saleable skills that make them self reliance/self employed. To equip the learners, the teacher must... More

    pp. 50-55

  5. Effective and Productive Use of Information Technologies in the Library Sector: Towards a Transformative Approach to Sustainable Development

    Aliyu Musa, Federal Polytechnic, Nigeria

    Although there is an increasing use of emerging technologies in the Library sector in higher education internationally and in Nigeria in particular, there is little evidence that it is used in... More

    pp. 56-65

  6. Gender and Internet Use Pattern of Pre-Service Teachers in Nigerian College of Education

    Elizabeth Morenikeji Titilayo Adediran & Albert Oluyomi Kehinde, USET, Nigeria

    The gender gap is a critical challenge that threatens to leave millions of women and girls behind in an increasingly globally connected world. This study sets out to investigate Internet Use... More

    pp. 66-75

  7. Management of Public Enterprises through Public Private Partnership in Nigeria

    Muhammad Abdullahi & Rilwan Nakazalle Usman, Federal Polytechnic, Nigeria

    Collaboration with corporations, small businesses, non-governmental organizations and civil society organizations to provide socially beneficial goods and services. Public enterprises and the... More

    pp. 76-81

  8. Minimizing Effect of Land Degradation in Benue State for Sustainable Food Production

    Chagbe Kurayemen, College of Education, Nigeria; B.A. Gyata & Emmanuel Ali, Institute of Land Resources Jos, Nigeria

    This paper looks at land degradation and its effects on the environment globally and locally. Unless land rehabilitation measures are effective, a downward eco-social spiral is created when... More

    pp. 82-89

  9. Practices and Attitudes of Youth in Politics in Epe Local Government, Lagos State, Nigeria

    Latifat Apeke Saka & Bola Sebiomo, Michael Otedola College of Primary Education, Nigeria

    Politics is a necessary result of man"s relationship with each other, it is everywhere and influencing the affairs of human being, it is a means by which an individuals or group of people achieve... More

    pp. 90-98

  10. Nigeria’s Water Challenges and the Millennium Development Goals (MDS’S)

    Emmanuel Tsegha, Federal Polytechnic, Nigeria

    Water is a pre-requisite for human health and well-being as well as preservation of the environment. It is vital to all living creatures on earth. To underscore the importance of this fact the... More

    pp. 99-107

  11. Problems Facing Islamic Education: Evidence from Nigeria

    S.A. Kazeem & K.Y. Balogun, Michael Otedola College of Primary Education, Nigeria

    This study examines problems facing Islamic education in Nigeria. Primary and Secondary methods of data collection are used. Survey research design is adopted in this study. Self-structure... More

    pp. 108-119

  12. Quality Assurance in Broadcast Style and Content in Nigeria

    Rowland U. Aleshi, Federal College of Education, Nigeria

    People"s voices are critical instruments in the development and sustenance of any society. In this era of democracy there is need for quality assurance in broadcast style and content in order to... More

    pp. 120-129

  13. Reinvigorating Business Teacher Education towards Self-Reliance in Nigeria

    Nneka Rita Udoye & Victor Etim Ndum, Federal College of Education, Nigeria

    Any form of education that does not equip its beneficiaries with skills to be self-reliant is a faulty system of education. Business education must be ready to offer recipients functional education... More

    pp. 130-139

  14. Relationship between Demographic Factors and the Performance of Teacher Education

    Sanusi L. Sa’adatu, FCT College of Education, Nigeria

    The study investigates the relationship between demographic factors on the performance of teacher educators in the FCT. Samples were drawn from teacher educators in the FCT, and a population of 111... More

    pp. 140-147

  15. Role of Corporate Governance in Attracting Foreign Investments in Nigeria

    Amos N. Dombin, Plateau State University, Nigeria

    Corporate Governance is a system of financial and other controls in a corporate entity and broadly defines the relationship between the Board of Directors, senior management and shareholders.... More

    pp. 148-157

  16. Small Scale Industries and Rural Development in Edo State, Nigeria

    Juliana A. Oboniye, College of Education, Nigeria

    The future of the industrial development of this nation depends to a large extent on the growth and development of the potentials of small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs). Small scale... More

    pp. 158-169

  17. Teachers’ and Students’ Perception of their Roles in the Teaching and Learning of Science

    Dennis Agama Eka, College of Education, Nigeria

    This study examined the perception of science teachers and students in teaching and learning from role identification perspectives. A survey design was used for the study. The sample consisted of... More

    pp. 170-182

  18. The Effect of In-Service Training Courses on the Teacher’s Attitude and Performance

    Nayereh Shahmohammadi, Ministry of Education, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The present article reports on a research designed to examine the effect of teachers in-service training programmes on their attitude and performance. The study was conducted on 100 teacher’s... More

    pp. 183-191

  19. Social Studies for Awareness of Toilet Facilities in Job to Achieve Environmental Sanitation

    Comfort Isuwa Jurmang, Federal College of Education, Nigeria

    Social studies is a field of study concern with the study of people, places and environments. Ten children were randomly selected from five public primary schools in Jos to identify where people... More

    pp. 192-199

  20. Adequate Funding: A Need for Quality Assurance in Vocational Education

    Godwin E. Itua, Federal College of Education, Nigeria

    Vocational Education is capital intensive. This is because it is not like any of the liberal academic discipline that has to do with theories rather Vocational Education has to do with skill... More

    pp. 200-207