Social Education Research, Volume 1 Issue 2 (2020), 48-253

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Environment Improvement: How Individual Efforts Lead to Community Participation

by Parul Goyal Wasan

ABSTRACT: The paper presents three case studies aimed at examining the factors relating to individual efforts within real life context in order to improve the sustainability of their environment, with the...

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Correlates of Technology-Assisted Adolescent Dating Violence and Abuse

by Karlie E. Stonard

ABSTRACT: Technology-Assisted Adolescent Dating Violence and Abuse (TAADVA) has recently been recognised as new form of violence. However, little is known about the potential risk factors for TAADVA...

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A Form of Unequal Playing Field? Referees and Bias in Officiating

by Emmanuel Aboagye

ABSTRACT: The present study examined if subjective decisions by referees’ favour certain teams in the Ghanaian Premier League (GPL). To achieve this, a model was developed to analyse the total number of...

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Including Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Regular Schools: A Mother’s Perspective

by Low Hui Min, Lee Lay Wah

ABSTRACT: Since the implementation of 'Educational Blueprint 2013-2025' and 'Zero Reject Policy' in Malaysia, there are increasingly efforts from the Malaysian Ministry of Education to include students...

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Barriers to Access and Enrollment for Children with Disabilities in Pilot Inclusive Schools in Bole District in Ghana

by Jacob Kudjo Adjanku

ABSTRACT: This study focused on inherent barriers that are there to the success of inclusion of children with disabilities in education in Bole District. The targeted population in this study involved...

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A Qualitative Study of the Perception of the People of Akyem Abuakwa Traditional Area on the Usefulness of the Chieftaincy Institution in Ghana

by Yeyie Patrick, Ethel Gyimah, Issaka Jacob

ABSTRACT: This paper seeks to create awareness on the perception of the people of Akyem Abuakwa about the usefulness of chieftaincy Institution in Ghana today. In pre-colonial Ghana, the chieftaincy...

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Major Causes of Child Labour Among School Childern in the Kete-Krachi District

by Patrick Yeyie

ABSTRACT: In Ghana, about 20% of school children are involved in some form of child labor. In the Oti Region of Ghana, the Kete-Krachi district has the highest prevalence rate of about 39% compared to 33.2%...

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School and Parental Factors Associated with One-Night Stand, Condom Use at Sexual Debut and Multiple Sexual Partners

by Tunde Adeyemo Alabi, John Lekan Oyefara, Waziri Babatunde Adisa

ABSTRACT: In many countries, risky sexual behaviour appears to have become more common among sexually active young adults due to increasing acceptance of pre-marital sexual behaviour. This poses threat to...

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Language Choice Among Commuter Bus Conductors (Drivers' Mates) and Passengers at Kumasi Kejetia Bus Terminal, Ghana

by Isaac Oduro, Mercy Asantewaa, Olivia Donkor, Francis Kwadwo Kusi, Wilson Oduro, Felicia Asamoah-Poku

ABSTRACT: This research aims to examine the language used by the commuter bus conductors and passengers moving to and from Kejetia bus terminal in the Kumasi Metropolis, Ghana. This research basically...

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Benefits of School-Based Assessment in the Learning of Social Studies

by Jacob Issaka, Daniel Kwesi Hammond, Patrick Yeyie, Prosper Kofi Agroh

ABSTRACT: The Ghana government proposed to implement school-based assessment (SBA) in all pre-tertiary education institutions to replace the continuous assessment in 2007. However, any research is yet to be...

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The Socio-Cultural Context of Akan Ethno-Musical Games and Their Relevance to the Lives of Children in Ashanti Region

by Kwaku Owusu Agyeman, John Kofi Brewu

ABSTRACT: Musical-games present a highly pervasive new platform to create, perform, appreciate and transmit knowledge among children. This study therefore sought to identify the enthno-musical games among...

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A Study of the Perceptions of Teacher Trainees Towards the Two-Year Teacher Education Programme Being Run in India

by Adit Gupta, Ruchi Rakwal

ABSTRACT: The present study assesses the perceptions of teacher trainees towards the two-year teacher education programme being run in Jammu (India). The Teacher Trainees Perceptions Assessment...

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English Reading Proficiency of Engineering Undergraduates in Malaysia: Implications on Professional Training and Career Development

by Abdul Rashid Mohamed, Shaik Abdul Malik Mohamed Ismail, Hui Min Low

ABSTRACT: This paper reports the English reading proficiency of a sample of engineering undergraduates in a public university of Malaysia. A standardized online reading comprehension assessment, called...

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The Role of Education in Shaping Parental Language Choices in a Multilingual Society

by Low Hui Min

ABSTRACT: In a multilingual society, the parents are faced with the need to make language choices when they interact with their young children. Even though language choices in bi-or multilingual families...

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Evaluation of Social Studies Classroom Learning Climate in Colleges of Education from Trainee Teachers' Point of View

by Justice Sibiri, Mariama Appiah, Samuel Abanga Akudugu

ABSTRACT: This paper reports on a study that sought to investigate the kind of learning climate that exists in Social Studies classrooms in Colleges of Education from trainee teachers’ point of view....

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Fostering National Unity and National Consciousness in Ghana through Social Studies Education

by Shani Osman, Eric Gyasi Mensah

ABSTRACT: Social Studies as a subject in Ghana, has the potentials of teaching functional knowledge and desirable values into students for fostering national unity and consciousness. This study sought to...

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Doping Practices, Knowledge of Anti-Doping Control and Roles of Physical Education Teachers in Anti-Doping Education

by Emmanuel Aboagye, Joseph Anthony Yawson, Kofi Nyantakyi Appiah

ABSTRACT: The role of coaches in promoting anti-doping education among athletes is well researched in the western world. The present study examined the role of Physical Education (P.E.) teachers in...

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The Impact of Illicit Gold Mining on School Dropout: A Case of Senior High Schools in Asante Akim Municipality

by Akosua Baah, Kwaku Owusu-Agyeman, Simon Boateng, Bosco Aboagye, Eric Twum Ampofo

ABSTRACT: Studies indicate that there is a continuous relation between illicit mining and children's education. This study therefore, sought to examine the ramification of illicit mining on school dropout...

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Linking Teacher-Student Relationship to Academic Achievement of Senior High School Students

by Bismark Mensah, Eric Koomson

ABSTRACT: Students’ level of academic engagement and achievement at any level of education is partly knit to the kind of relationships that exist between them and their teachers. The study examined the...

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Relative Clause Formation in Akan Proverbs and Sentences: Similarities and Differences

by Isaac Oduro, Olivia Donkor

ABSTRACT: This paper discusses relative clause formation in Akan proverbs and normal sentences with particular attention to their similarities and differences. It explores the comparison of the relative...