Volume 12, No. 1, June 2012

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

The African Symposium:

An Online Journal of the African Educational Research Network

 Volume 12, No. 1, June 2012

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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June 2012 Issue (Volume 12, No. 1)

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Front Cover of Volume 12.1 of the African Symposium

 

Editorial: Introduction to Volume 12, Number 1 
David Adewuyi, Managing Editor

1

INCREASING ACCESS TO UNIVERSITY EDUCATION IN NIGERIA: PRESENT CHALLENGES AND SUGGESTIONS FOR THE FUTURE

          Oyaziwo Aluede, Philipa O. Idogho and Justina S. Imonikhe

3

TOWARDS REHABILITATING THE VIOLENT MILITANT AFRICAN YOUTH: A PSYCHOANALYSIS OF THE DISTRESSED NIGER DELTA MOTHER IN AHMED YERIMA’S HARD GROUND

Adeyemi Adegoju

14

AFRO-CULTURAL IMPERATIVES IN THE BEAD PAINTINGS OF JIMOH BURAIMOH

 

 Eyitayo T. Ijisakin

29

WRITING APPREHENSION AND NIGERIAN UNDERGRADUATES’ INTEREST IN DISSERTATION’S WRITING: THE MODERATOR EFFECTS OF SELF-EFFICACY, EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND ACADEMIC OPTIMISM

 

Kolawole O. Ayodele and Temidayo Akinlana

46

CHALLENGES AFFECTING INFORMAL BUSINESS FUNDING IN ZIMBABWE: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE ZIMBABWE OPEN UNIVERSITY

Richard Bukaliya and Hama Aleck

57

FROM CONTROL TO VALUE CO-CREATION: TOWARDS A SHARED LEADERSHIP MODEL IN AFRICA

          Uzoechi Nwagbara

73

BECOMING THE ENEMY? SCHOOLING AND POSTCOLONIAL CONCEPTIONS OF CITIZENSHIP IN THE AKUAPEM REGION OF GHANA

          Laura Quaynor

87

THE RELEVANCE OF AUTHENTIC LEARNING ACTIVITIES IN DEVELOPING COMPETENCY AND CONFIDENCE OF INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGY IN TEACHING AMONG PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS IN TANZANIA

Ayoub C. Kafyulilo

99

ADEQUACY AND SUITABILITY OF RECOMMENDED FRENCH LANGUAGE TEXTBOOKS FOR DEVELOPING COMMUNICATIVE PROFICIENCY IN NIGERIAN JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

Adepeju F. Olaniyi and Yetunde A. Ajibade

110

STRESS AMONG ACADEMIC STAFF IN SOUTH WEST NIGERIA

          Mary B. I. Omoniyi and Joyce O. Ogunsanmi

126

JOHN DEWEY’S PRAGMATIC PROBLEM SOLVING METHOD AND THE HIV/AIDS SCOURGE IN NIGERIA

Michael Olatunji

133

THE INFLUENCE OF WORKPLACE ENVIRONMENT ON WORKERS’ WELFARE, PERFORMANCE AND PRODUCTIVITY

 Emmanuel M. Ajala

141

Proceedings of the AERN 2012 Summit. The 20th Anniversary Celebration of the African Educational Research Network

Digitisation of Indigenous Knowledge for Natural Resources Management in Africa
Akeem Ayofe Akinwale, Landmark University, Nigeria

Stuck on So Long A Letter: Senegalese Women’t Writings and the Specter of Mariama Bà
          Marame Gueye, East Carolina University

The Role of Peer Counseling in a University Setting: The University of Botswana
Lucky Odirile, University of Botswana

Web-Based Virtual Clasroom System Model for Tertiary Institutions
Ibam Emmanuel, Onwuka, Federal College of Education, Kano-Nigeria