Volume 11, No. 1, June 2011

The African Symposium (ISSN# TX 6-342-323)

The African Symposium:

An Online Journal of the African Educational Research Network

 Volume 11, No. 1, June 2011

Introduction –Dr. David Adewuyi, Managing Editor

This issue of The African Symposium features seventeen articles from distinguished researchers from Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Ghana, and United States of America. Many of the articles deal with topical issues, while many address old, but important human development and general educational issues.

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June 2011 Issue (Volume 11, No. 1) 

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Editorial: Introduction to Volume 11, Number 1
David Adewuyi, Managing Editor

1

Primary School Teachers’ Knowledge of Primary Education Objectives and Pupils Development

Adebola O. Jaiyeoba

4

Students’ Perceptions on the Quality and Effectiveness of Guidance and Counselling Services at the Zimbabwe Open University

Caleb Kangai, Gift Rupande and Shillah Rugonye

12

Bridging the Gap: Managing the “Cold War” Between Africans and African-Americans in the United States of America
Kwadwo A. Okrah

33

A Comparison of Public and Private Basic School Heads
Yaw A. Ankomah and Warren C. Hope

42

The Usage of English Conjuncts by Students in Selected Tertiary Institutions in Southwestern Nigeria
Folasade Ojetunde and Bidemi Okanlawon

57

Effect of Group Instructional Strategy on Students’ Performance in Selected PhysicsConcepts
          Theodora Olufunke Bello

71

Igbo Rhetoric and the New Nigerian Novel: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus
          Christopher Anyokwu

80

School Quality Factors and Secondary School Students’ Achievement in Mathematics in South-Western and North-Central NigeriaAdebola O. Jaiyeoba and Ademola I. Atanda

91

Interculturality in the Context of Africa’s Colonial and Decolonization ExperienceDorothy Nwanyinma Oluwagbemi-Jacob

101

Influence of the Lagos City Environment on Contemporary Nigerian Landscape Painters
          Olusegum Jide Olusegum and David Olajide Makinde

115

Language Policy and Planning in Botswana
Leonard B. M. Nkosana

129

  Managing Bullying Problems in Nigerian Secondary Schools: Some Counselling  Interventions for Implementation
Oyaziwo Aluede

138

Accessibility and Retrieval of National Information in Nigerian University Libraries
Christopher Olumuyiwa Ola and Oseghale Osagie

146

Relationship Between Problem-Solving Ability and Achievement in Physics Among Senior Secondary School Students in Osun State, Nigeria
Julius Babajide Omiwale

158

Readers of Wole Soyinka’s Political Drama and Theatre
Adebayo Mosobalaje

166

Teacher Training Implications of Gender and Computer Self Efficacy for Technology Integration in Nigerian Schools
Ayotola Aremu and Olaide Fasan

178

Quine’s Taxonomy, Chomsky’s Mentalism: A Discourse on Theories of Language Learning and Implication on Yoruba Language
Richard Taye Oyelakin

187

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