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  • Peer feedback in writing: Problems and prospects

    Many researchers have strongly recommended peer feedback as the crucial step in process writing approach. It refers to the ability of a learner to provide advice on the learning outcomes of peers from the aspects of the level, value, quantity, and quality (Topping, 1998). It can be explained as one ...
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  • Different ways to engage students in class

    The first and the most challenging task for a teacher is to get his students focused, and develop their interest in his lecture. Once he has locked the students in his lecture, watching them lose their concentration is equally problematic. Still, unless a teacher manages to keep his students focused...
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  • Five listening skills for effective learning

    The world is in the era of the Internet, with so much information available to overwhelm even the most disciplined among us. Factors such as the social media, fast speed internet, mp3 and mp4 enabled mobile devices, and the advent of the electronic economy has helped to reduce the attention span of ...
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  • How to write a great thesis statement

    A thesis statement is the most important single line that represents the argument of any writer writing the thesis. Thesis statement for research papers is an important research plan any high school, college or university student need to follow. By understanding the basics of writing thesis statemen...
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  • An Insight into crafting research questions

    At the beginning of every thesis or dissertation, research students usually face challenges of crafting research questions, which often are returned from feedback as either broad or un-researchable. As such, having an insight into where to look for and how to craft research questions would help stud...
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  • Pre-independence and post-independence Nigerian education

    One issue that students of education are often asked to debate is the systematic difference between pre-independence and post-independence Nigerian education. Scholars’ opinion varies as to whether a fundamental distinction exists between the two systems. Despite having been transformed (forma...
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  • A humanity that we see less the more we look

    It’s always the different parts that make up the whole. This is what I see, looking very closely at this ecosystem we call our universe - its operational formulae, the relationship that exists between man and man, human and material, abstract and concrete, illusion and reality, construction an...
  • An outline of Piaget’s four stages of development in concept formation

    Introduction A greater percentage of teachers' activities in the class depends on the cognitive abilities of the students; teachers devote most of their time towards ensuring that the students have mentally understood the new information passed to them. In order to enhance this student – teac...
  • Sociology of scientific knowledge: Towards understanding sciences through language

    Introduction Enhancing the acquisition of the knowledge of sciences has been for long a concern of educationists. The issue has been investigated from different perspectives. One of the most recent, which this paper explores, is a modern linguistic approach that views scientific knowledge as a repr...
  • Medical Laboratory Science vs Science Laboratory Technology

    I find this article on the difference of Medical Laboratory Science and Science Laboratory Technology very informative, and would undoubtedly be very useful for students, especially Nigerian students, who are planning to take up a career in medical and health-related fields. Read on: Differenc...
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