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Title: TEACHERS’ PERCEPTION OF THE EFFICACY OF SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM IN COMMUNAL CONFLICTS RESOLUTION FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN NORTH CENTRAL NIGERIA
Authors: MOJI, REBECCA ASHIKOR
Keywords: EFFICACY, SOCIAL STUDIES
CURRICULUM,. CONFLICT, RESOLUTIONS
Issue Date: Sep-2019
Publisher: NONE
Citation: NONE
Abstract: This study investigated teachers’ perception of the efficacy of Social Studies curriculum in communal conflicts resolution in North Central Nigeria. It was guided by six research questions and six hypotheses. Descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. The population consisted of 2391 Social Studies teachers from 6,435 public secondary schools. A total of 343 Social Studies teachers was sampled using purposive sampling technique. Communal Conflicts Resolution Questionnaire (CCRQ) with reliability coefficient of 0.98 was used for data collection. Mean and standard deviation were used for answering the research questions. Chi-square (x2) was used to test the hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. Findings from the study revealed that Social Studies curriculum content is suitable for resolution of communal conflicts in North Central Nigeria (p>0.05). The objectives of Social Studies curriculum have significant influence on conflict resolution in North Central Nigeria (p>0.05), teaching methods employed by teachers during the teaching and learning process significantly influenced the implementation of Social Studies curriculum for conflict resolution in North Central Nigeria (p>0.05). It was also revealed that instructional materials have significant influenced on implementation of Social Studies curriculum for conflict resolution in North Central Nigeria (p>0.05). Instructional materials were significantly relevant in influencing the implementation of Social Studies curriculum for conflict resolution in North Central Nigeria (p>0.05). Teachers’ attitude significantly influenced the implementation of Social Studies curriculum content for conflict resolution in North Central Nigeria (p>0.05). Based on these findings it was recommended among other things that, Social Studies experts through seminars, conferences and sensitization campaign should educate the people on practical ways of communal conflicts resolution using Social Studies curriculum. Curriculum planners too need to review the Social Studies curriculum to adopt more practical approaches to resolving communal conflicts. Social Studies experts should organize seminars and conferences to educate teachers on the subject of how to actualize the objectives of Social Studies curriculum.
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