IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS)

June - 2016 Volume 21 - Issue 6

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Paper Type : Research Paper
Title : English Usage Pattern In Nigerian Religious Settingsperspectives From Selected Worship Centers In Imo State
Country : Nigeria
Authors : Dr. Esther Chikaodi Anyanwu (PhD) || Dr. Queen Ugochi Njemanze (PhD) || Mark Chitulu Ononiwu

Abstract: The study is a comparative analysis of the English Language use in Orthodox and Pentecostal Churches in the Nigerian community. In Nigeria, Christian religion plays integral roles in the lives of the people. It helps to inculcate good moral values in the lives of the members of the community through the use of language. The aim of this research is to identify the language usage pattern of different religious sects in Nigeria with particular reference to that of the Orthodox or Mainline Churches and the Pentecostal denominations...............

Keywords: English Usage, Religious pattern, Hegemony, Evangelism, Ideology, Pentecostalism

[1] Achunike, H. C. (2004). The Influence of Pentecostalism on Catholic Priests and Seminarians in Nigeria,
[2] Onitsha: Africana First Publishers Limited.
[3] Crystal, D. &/Davy, D. (1969): Investigating English Style. London.
[4] Gillingham, Susan. E. (1998) One Bible Many Voices, ''Different Approaches to BiblicaStudies Wood Books Publications.
[5] Njemanze, Q., (2010). Creativity in Language Usage in Nigerian University: An Extension of Linguistic Platform for University Freshmen. Annals of Humanities and Development Studies, 1(1): 257-265.


Paper Type : Research Paper
Title : Impact of Procrastination and Academic Motivation on Academic Self- efficacy among University Students
Country : India
Authors : Sitara Waqar || Sameera Shafiq || Shazia Hasan Phd

Abstract: The aim of the present study was to explore predictability of Academic Procrastination and Motivation with Academic Self- Efficacy among University Students. The data on Demographic Characteristics, Procrastination, Self-Efficacy and Achievement Motivation was collected through self-report questionnaires from a sample of 250 (150 Females and 100 Males)studying inB. S (Hons.) and M. Sc programs of University of Gujrat, Gujrat. The sample was selected via Stratified Proportion Sampling Technique. Data was collected by using the Academic Motivation Scale (AMS-C 28;Vallerand, Blais, Brière, & Pelletier, 1989) [1], Academic Self-Efficacy (Zajacova, Lynch, &Espenshade, 2005)[2], andProcrastination Assessment Scale-Students (PASS; Soloman&Rothblum, 1984)[3]...........

Keywords: Achievement Motivation,Academic Self-Efficacy, Academic Procrastination, University Students, Educational Workshops

[1] Vallerand, R.J., Blais, M.R., Brière, N.M., & Pelletier, L.G. (1989). Construction et validation de l'Échelle de Motivation en Éducation (EME). Revue canadienne des sciences du comportement, 21, 323-349.
[2] Zajacova, A., Scott M. Lynch, S.M., andEspenshade, T. J. (2005). Self-efficacy, stress, and academic success in college.Research in Higher Education, Vol. 46, No. 6. DOI: 10.1007/s11162-004-4139-z


Paper Type : Research Paper
Title : Influence Of Type Of Single Parenthood On Student's Self Esteem In Selected Secondary Schools In Nakuru Municipality, Kenya
Country : Kenya
Authors : James Mwaura Kimani

Abstract: Children from single parent families tend to be viewed as having low self esteem and challenges associated withit despite the fact that children from duo parent background are not immune to the same challenge. This study therefore aimed at establishing whether the type of single parenthood influences a student's self esteem from selected schools in Nakuru Municipality, Kenya. It adopted the causal comparative research design. A total of 4257 Form 3 and Form 4 students comprised the population of the study. The study was carried out in 18 public secondary schools within Nakuru Municipality, Kenya.............

Keywords: Influence ,Self-esteem, single parenthood ,, duo parent,level of significce

[1] Harter, S. (1990). Causes, Correlates and the functional role of global self-worth in J. Kolligan & R. Sternberg (Eds.), New Haven: Yale University Press.
[2] Muchinsky, P.M. (1989). Psychology applied to work. Pacific Grave: Brooks/Cole.
[3] Maslow, A. H. (1970). Motivation and Personality (3rd Ed). New York: Harper & Row.
[4] Harter, S. (1993). Developmental changes in self-understanding across the 5 to 7 shift: The passage through childhood. Chicago: University of Chicago press.


Paper Type : Research Paper
Title : Action of Environmental Caring CultureThe Youths At "Mataram" Regions East Java IndonesiaIn Perspective Constructionism
Country : Indonesia
Authors : Ach. Fatchan || Mujia Rahardja

Abstract: Any behavior or actions always implies. Likewise, the actions of the younger generation of environmentalists who are studying in senior high school in the area "Mataraman" East Java Province, The Republic of Indonesia. This study aims to explain the meaning of the actions of youth who care about the environment, where they are learning in high school. This study used qualitative methods with a knife constructionism analysis. Location of the study at senior high school gift recipient "Adiwiyata School" in Madiun and Blitar. Boonof "Adiwiyata" is an award given to schools that care about the improvement and preservation of the environment. The subjects were young men who were studying in high school.............

Keywords: Action care for the environment, the young, and environmental preservation

[1] Cross, K Patricia, 1996, Adult as Learning: Implications for Increasing participations, Second Edition, Jossey Bass Publishers, San Francisco.
[2] Cotton, Kathleen, 1991, School-Community Collaboration to Improve the Quality of Life for Urban Youth and Their Families, the School Improvement Research Series, pp 1-28.
[3] Fatchan, Achmad. 2005. Concept And Qualitative Research Methods. Graduate Program PPS-UM Malang: The Malang.
[4] Fatchan. 2011. Methods of qualitative research. Surabaya: Jenggala Pustaka Utama Surabaya
[5] Fatchan, Achmad. 2013. Qualitative Research Methods: Approaches Construcion and Phenomenology. UM Press: Malang


Paper Type : Research Paper
Title : Tourism and its Impact on Indian Economy
Country : India
Authors : Dayananda. K.C

Abstract: Tourism is the collection of activities, services and industries that delivers a travel experience, including transportation, accommodation, eating and drinking establishments, retail shops, entertainment business and other hospitality services provided for individuals or groups travelling away from home. In India, the growth of the tourism industry has a multiplier effect in the economic development of the country. Tourism not only adds to the country's GDP, but also generates a lot of employment and helps seeing the citizens living mirthfully...........

Keywords: - Economic Development, Employment, Environment, Tourism.

[1] Smriti Chand ., "Growth of Tourism in India: Its impact on Employment and Economic Development".

[2] Krishna, A.G., 1993 "Case study on the effects of tourism on culture and the environment: India; Jaisalmer, Khajuraho and Goa"

[3] Honey, Martha and Gilpin, Raymond, Special Report, 2009, "Tourism in the Developing World - Promoting Peace and Reducing Poverty"

[4] Market Research Division, Ministry of tourism, GOI, 2009 "Tourism Statistics 2008" [5] www.incredibleindia.org


Paper Type : Research Paper
Title : FOOD HABITS AND PREVALENCE OF OBESITY AMONG ADULT TRADERS (25-65YEARS) IN UMUAHIA MAIN MARKET, ABIA STATE
Country : Nigeria
Authors : Okudu, HO and Nwabekee, IM

Abstract: The study was undertaken to determine food habits and the prevalence of obesity among adult traders (25-65 years) in Umuahia Main Market, Umuahia Abia State, Nigeria. Data for this report was obtained from a cross-sectional survey of 120 traders. A structured questionnaire was used to elicit information on socio-economic characteristics and dietary pattern. Information on anthropometry was also determined using standard methods. Body Mass Index (BMI) and waist-hip-ratio were calculated................

Keywords: Nutritional status, lifestyle, sedentary, obesity, food habit, trader

[1] Araoye, M.O. (2003). Data collection In: Research methodology with statistics for health and social sciences. Nathadex Publishers, Ilorin.
[2] Bray, G.A. (2004). Medical consequences of obesity". J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 89(6):2583-9.
[3] Cawley, J. and Meyerhoefer, C. (2012). The Medical care costs of obesity: An instrumental variables approach. J. Hlth. Econ. 31(1):219-230.
[4] Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (2008). Behavioural risk factor surveillance system. Retrieve : from www.researchgate.net/ 5/5/2010


Paper Type : Research Paper
Title : Swazi Teachers' Challenges inIncluding Learners withDyslexia inMainstream Classrooms
Country : Swaziland
Authors : Nombuso Gama || S lungile K. Thwala

Abstract: The inclusion of all learners within the regular classroom has brought about a plethora of challenges for teachers. The purpose of this study was to explore the challenges faced by mainstream primary school teachers when including learners with dyslexia. The problem was that teachers seemed to struggle to understand learners who failed to reach language proficiency. The study used qualitative research methods; where a phenomenological design was used to conceptualize the essence of the teachers‟ challenges............

Keywords:-dyslexia, inclusive education, learners, mainstream, teachers

[1]. Anderson C, Klassen R and GeorgiouG(2007). What teachers say they need and what school psychologists can offer. School Psychology International, 28:131-147.

[2]. Avramidis E and Norwich B (2002).Teachers‟ attitudes towards integration/ inclusion; a review of the literature.European Journal of Special Needs Education, 17: 129-147.doi: 10.1080/08856250210129056

[3]. Avramidis E, Babyliss P & Burden R (2000).A survey into mainstream teachers ‟attitudes towards the inclusion of children with special education needs in the ordinary school in one local education authority.An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology, 20:191-211. doi:10.1080/713663717


Paper Type : Research Paper
Title : Science, Spirituality And Education Among Primitive Tribes Of Rajasthan
Country : India
Authors : Sanjay Kumar

Abstract: Science, Spirituality and Education have strong association with one another. Today our way of life is completely governed by science and its fruits surround us on all sides. The word science comes from the Latin scientia meaning knowledge. It refers to a system of acquiring knowledge. Spirituality is something that is not seen but is experienced supernaturally. It is having a personal relationship with God and living according his percepts. It can be something as simple as looking for a higher meaning to life, or something so complex that one can base their beliefs.........

Keywords: - Science, Spirituality, Education, Primitive Tribe, Rajasthan.

[1] Acharya, D., and Shrivastava, A. (2008). Indigenous Herbal Medicines: Tribal Formulations and Traditional Herbal Practices, Jaipur: Aavishkar Publishers & Distributor.
[2] Alexander, K.C, Prasad R.R and Jahagirdar, M.P. Tribal Education and Tribal Development, Tribal culture in India. Rawat publications, New Delhi. (1984), pp.23-29'
[3] Chaudhari. (1992). Socio-Economic and Educational development, New Delhi: India Publications.
[4] Doshi, S. L., and Vyas, N. (1992). Tribal Rajasthan: Sunshine on the Arawali, Udaipur: Himanshu Publication.


Paper Type : Research Paper
Title : Influence Of Duration In A Parenthood On Self Esteem,Discipline And Interpersonal Relationships Of Students I SelectedSecondary Schools In Nakuru Municipality, Kenya
Country : Kenya.
Authors : James Mwaura Kimani

Abstract: Children from single parent families tend to be viewed as having low self esteem and challenges associated withit despite the fact that children from duo parent background are not immune to the same challenge. This study therefore aimed at investigating the influence of duration in single and dual parenthood on a students' self-esteem, discipline and interpersonal relationships from selected schools in Nakuru Municipality, Kenya. It adopted the causal comparative research design. A total of 4257 Form 3 and Form 4 students comprised the population of the study. The study was carried out in 18 public secondary schools within Nakuru Municipality, Kenya..........

Keywords - Influence ,Duration in Parenthood, Self Esteem, Discipline, Interpersonal Relationships .

[1] Harter, S. (1990). Causes, Correlates and the functional role of global self-worth in J. Kolligan & R. Sternberg (Eds.), New Haven: Yale University Press.
[2] Muchinsky, P.M. (1989). Psychology applied to work. Pacific Grave: Brooks/Cole.
[3] Maslow, A. H. (1970). Motivation and Personality (3rd Ed). New York: Harper & Row.
[4] Harter, S. (1993). Developmental changes in self-understanding across the 5 to 7 shift: The passage through childhood. Chicago: University of Chicago press.
[5] Powell, M.B. (2000). Children's memory of an occurrence of a repeated event. Child development, 67, 1988 - 2004.


Paper Type : Research Paper
Title : Demographic Dividend in India: A Conundrum
Country : India
Authors : Arushi Varma

Abstract: ABSTRACT:-Demographic dividend refers to a period when fertility rates fall due to significant reductions in child and infant mortality rates thereby reducing the proportion of non-productive dependent population. This fall is often accompanied by an extension of average life expectancy that increases the proportion of the population that is in the working age-group. As more and more members of a family enter into the workforce and start earning, the expenditure of the household on the dependent population decreases as a proportion of the total income which increases savings......

Keywords: Demographic Dividend, Kremer's hypothesis, dependent population

[1] P. Balakrishnan (2014)A Macro Story: The Great Reversal, Economic and Political Weekly [2] G. Taneja (2014), "Demographic Dividend: India's roadmap for skills development", The Economic Times
[3] Rukmini S (2013), Demographic Dividend at its peak, The Hindu
[4] V. Sharma (2014)"Is demographic dividend turning into disaster for India?", Moneylife
[5] KS James (2008), "Glorifying Malthus: Current Debate on Demographic Dividend in India", Economic and Political Weekly(Vol 43, No, 25, Pg 63-69)