THE EFFECT OF THE NIGERIAN PIDGIN ENGLISH ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF UNIVERSITY STUDENTS IN NIGERIA

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CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY There have been many speculations about the origin of language over the years. Jespersen (2012) proposed that human language originated while humans were enjoying themselves in one of the more enduring speculations concerning the origin of language. It remains however, a speculation. We simple do not know how language […]

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PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS OF ADULT EDUCATION IN NIGERIA

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CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1  BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The National Policy on Education (2014) provides for Adult and non-formal education as an instrument par excellence for lifelong education. Section 6 of the Policy outlines the goals of adult and non-formal education to include providing functional education and continuing education for adults and the youths, provide education […]

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FACTORS MOTIVATING ADULT LEARNERS PARTICIPATION IN FUNCTIONAL LITERACY PROGRAMMES

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CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY  Education is the industry that produces manpower for the economy of nations. Therefore, education enhances manpower development by improving the number and quality of human resource. Bareday in Afonja (2013) says that education is truly a mirror of the level of development and the aspiration of any people. […]

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FACTORS AFFECTING STUDY HABIT AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

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FACTORS AFFECTING STUDY HABIT AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY STUDY CENTER CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1    BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY How a student takes his or her studies, greatly determines his/her level of academic achievements. The level of preparation and learning strategies developed and employed consciously by students, go a long […]

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AN ASSESSMENT OF GOVERNMENT INVOLVEMENT IN ADULT LITERACY PROGRAMMES

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CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1  BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY To build a society that is self-sufficient requires the mobilization of the uneducated, the poor and underdeveloped, many of whom have untapped potentials; and if they are fully developed will be of immense benefit not only to themselves but to the nation as a whole. On this premise […]

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