Volume 11, No. 2, December 2011

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

The African Symposium:

An Online Journal of the African Educational Research Network

 Volume 11, No. 2, December 2011

Introduction –Dr. David Adewuyi
, Managing Editor

There are eighteen articles in this volume contributed by researchers in Nigeria, United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Kenya and Botswana.

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December 2012 Issue (Volume 11, No. 2) 


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Editorial: Introduction to Volume 11, Number 2
David Adewuyi, Managing Editor

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THE IMPACT OF COMMUNITY-BASED EDUCATION ON RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN BOTSWANA: A CASE STUDY
         Joseph MENSAH

4

THE EFFECTIVENESS OF GUIDANCE TRAINING ON THE PERCEPTION OF SS3 BOYS TOWARDS EXAMINATION MALPRACTICE IN A SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOL IN OSUN STATE NIGERIA 
         Ayodeji A. SHOBOLA, Onijuni O. OLATOMIDE and Michael A. OMOYEMIJU

13

HOME GROWN SCHOOL FEEDING AND HEALTH PROGRAMME IN NIGERIA: AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO BOOSTING ENROLMENT IN PUBLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS – A STUDY OF OSUN STATE 2002 – 2010
          Grace O. AKANBI

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PATTERN AND SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CORRELATES OF PARENT–CHILD COMMUNICATION ON SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH ISSUES IN SOUTHWEST NIGERIA: A MIXED METHOD STUDY

          Olubukola OJO, Joshua ARANSIOLA, Adesegun FATUSI and Akinjide
AKINTOMIDE

29

TEACHING HOSPITALS IN AFRICAN NATIONS: INFRASTRUCTURE FOR REGIONAL OR LOCAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT?
Albert A. ABEGUNDE and Adewole M. ADEDIGBA

49

TEACHER TRAINING IMPLICATIONS OF GENDER AND COMPUTER SELF EFFICACY FOR TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION IN NIGERIAN SCHOOLS
          Ayotola AREMU and Olaide FASAN

68

COMPUTER LITERACY AND ICT LITERACY: THE CHANGING FACE OF LITERACY
          Oloyede S. OYELEKAN

80

EMERGENCE OF THE GLOBAL KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY: IMPLICATIONS FOR LIBRARIES AND LIFELONG LEARNING IN NIGERIA 

          Osagie OSEGHALE and Josiah I. ADEYOMOYE

77

INTERTEXTUALITY AND THE ‘‘TRUTH’’ OF ACHEBE’S FICTION: MILITARISED NIGERIAN POSTCOLONY IN ANTHILLS OF THE SAVANNAH
Uzoechi NWAGBARA

84

A DECADE INTO THE 21ST CENTURY: NIGERIAN WOMEN SCIENTISTS AND ENGINEERS HIGHLY UNDER-REPRESENTED IN ACADEMIA
          Uchenna UDEANI and Charity EJIKEME

99

TEACHER SCHOOL-BASED ASSESSMENT PRACTICES TO ENHANCE UNIVERSAL BASIC EDUCATION IN IJEBU-DIVISION OF OGUN STATE NIGERIA
Jimoh W. OWOYELE and Azeez O. KAREEM

106

VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN NIGERIAN JUNIOR SECONDARY VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS: AN ANTIDOTE TO YOUTHS UNEMPLOYMENT
Clement S. ONI and Tajudeen A. ADEBISI

113

CONCEPT MAPPING TEACHING STRATEGY AND SECONDARY STUDENTS’ ATTITUDE TO PHYSICS IN IBADAN, NIGERIA
        Kehinde ALEGIOSU and Emmanuel MICHAEL

119

GLOBAL TEXTILE AWARENESS BETWEEN STUDENTS IN EAST AFRICA       AND UNITED STATES 

          Priscilla GITIMU, Lombuso KHOZA and Gladys OTIENO

128

THE USE OF MOBILE PHONES IN THE PUBLIC AREAS OF A NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
Christopher O. OLA

136

PERSONNEL QUALITY AND CUSTOMERS SATISFACTION AS PREDICTORS OF CUSTOMER LOYALTY TO COCA-COLA BOTTLING RETAILERS IN IBADAN METROPOLIS
Oluwole M. TOYOBO

143

THE CRISIS OF STUDENT MISBEHAVIOR IN ZIMBABWEAN PUBLIC SCHOOLS: TEACHERS’ PERCEPTIONS ON IMPACT OF MACRO SOCIO-ECONOMIC CHALLENGES
Angellar MANGUVO, Stephen WHITNEY and Ottilia CHAREKA

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