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This study intends to investigate the use of adult education as an agent for social change in Nigeria using Lagos State as a case study. While the overall aim of the research is to empirically find out whether adult education has had significant impact on Lagos State, it will also discuss the importance of adult education as well as the challenges facing adult education in Nigeria. The research distinguishes between adult education for working adults and Adult Education as a course of study in the University. This study is centered on adult education for working adults. Using Lagos State as a case study, the research adopts descriptive research survey with focus on adult students offering various courses at Lagos State University. Questionnaire was developed to cover the research questions and hypotheses. A total of 40 respondents are to be used for the study. Chi Square statistical tool will be used for data analysis. Summary and conclusions are to be drawn from the research literature, research findings and data analysis. Recommendations on linking adult education to national development will be made in the final chapter.
Complete Project: 65
Pages Literature Review: 2005 Upward
Data Analysis: Chi Square Statistical Tool
40 Adult Education Students Research
Location: Lagos State University, Lagos, Nigeria
Questionnaire: 20 Items x 40
Respondents References: APA Style, 6th Edition (2010).
The study investigated the effects of study habit on the academic performance of students’using some selected senior secondary schools in Ijebu-Ode Local Government Area of Ogun State as a case study. Two hundred (200) students were randomly selected from five senior secondary schools in the area. The instrument utilized for the study was a questionnaire named “Study Habit and Study Attitude Scale”(SHSAS). Four hypotheses were tested and the result showed that family background, peer group pressure, personality type of the student and the school environment all affect the reading habit of students in secondary schools. Data was analyzed using percentage. Based on the findings, appropriate parental counseling programme needs to be organized for parents that will educate them on how to motivate their wards to cultivate good study habits in order to enhance their academic performance. Hence, it is suggested that similar research with relevant research methodology should be used in carrying out research in other states of the federation to ascertain the degree of conformity which this research have on the study habit of all senior secondary school students in Nigeria.
This study investigated the influence of peer group on adolescent’s academic performance. Descriptive research methodology was used. Random sampling technique was also adopted to select about one hundred and fifty in-school adolescents from four secondary schools in two Local Governments Areas of Ogun State. Questionnaire was developed to collect data. The data collected was analyzed using the using t-test and Pearson. The findings of this study revealed that peer group could either positively or negatively influence the academic performance of in-school adolescents. This research recommends that parents and teachers should provide adequate guidance to adolescents to help them understand how the friends they keep can either positively or negatively influence their academic performance in school.