Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies

Volume 2, Issue 5, September 2017

  • Perspectives on Business English as a Lingua Franca in Business Communication

    Hélder Fanha Martins

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 5, September 2017
    Pages: 61-67
    Received: Jun. 20, 2017
    Accepted: Aug. 17, 2017
    Published: Sep. 01, 2017
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    Abstract: The importance of using one shared language has been realised as the world becomes more globalised. Moreover, businesses, organisations and multi-companies have acknowledged the importance of using one language as an internal and external communication tool. English language is the common worldwide shared language and has been adopted as a primary ... Show More
  • Teachers’ Morale and Academic Performance of Secondary School Students in South West, Nigeria

    Johnson Oluwole Ehineni

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 5, September 2017
    Pages: 68-73
    Received: Mar. 04, 2017
    Accepted: Apr. 13, 2017
    Published: Sep. 30, 2017
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    Abstract: The poor performance of students in Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination in recent time, particularly in Southwest Nigeria, appears to be discouraging. This study sought to investigate the effectiveness of teachers’ morale on secondary school students’ academic performance in South West, Nigeria. A questionnaire and a proforma were used ... Show More
  • Effect of Reading Habits on the Academic Performance of Students: A Case Study of the Students of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State

    Oriogu l Chuks Danie, Subair Roselyn Esoname, Oriogu-Ogbuiyi Darlina Chima, Ogbuiyi Sussan Udoaku

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 5, September 2017
    Pages: 74-80
    Received: Apr. 15, 2017
    Accepted: May 08, 2017
    Published: Oct. 06, 2017
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    Abstract: Reading is vital in the life of every student. It is germane to academic performance of students. Imbibing reading habits will help them become lifelong learners. The study investigated the effect of reading habit on the academic performance of students of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria. Five research questions guided the study. The st... Show More