This project is directed to find out the effect of over population
on the academic performance of the students. This work is divided into five
chapters. According to the project, its first chapter deals with the
introduction here the history of the College and definition of over population
is given. It also deals with the problem of the study and its significance.
Chapter two is concerned with literature review. Chapter three contains method
and administration of questionnaires, which was collected and interested.
Chapter four involves presentation of data and discussion. It was observed that
more than half of the students have been affected in one way or the other due
to the over populated situation in the College of Education Benin. Chapter five
looks into finding solution by making recommendation to the appropriate
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Background of the study
Statement of the problem
Purpose of study
Significance of study
Scope of the study
Limitation of the study
Definition of terms
CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
Population and sampling
Data collection instrument
Validity of questionnaire
Data analysis and results
Summary, Conclusion and recommendation
BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
project work is directed to find out what brought about the over population of
the college, most especially in the department of economics social studies,
college of Education, Ekiadolor Benin, Edo State. It is the only college of it
kind in the state presently. The college was founded in 1977 as an
audience college for training of NCE teachers and was located temporarily at
Iyaro, Benin City Edo State it was formally opened on the 5th of May 1980 and renamed college of
Education Benin and was moved to its permanent site at Ekiadolor in April 1980.
it operated the session system which has two semesters. It is headed by the
provost who is the executive officer.
school has improved considerably and the population has raised to about seven
thousand under the administration of the Provost, Professor Victor Amen
Uhunmwangho. The college has really excelled in producing students of high
excellent ability compared to other colleges and even when the students gain
admission into the university, they perform excellently well.
the good condition of the college, it is said to know that the students
academic performance is not encouraging and many reasons are advanced to have
been responsible for this.
really an established fact that over population distorts effective learning and
good management of any school.
The rise in
the population growth in the department of economics social studies has really
affected the learning process of students because of the inadequate facilities
which includes classroom. This has resulted in poor performance in academic
work and the poor collection of student’s results, in the sense that many of
the students are faced with blank results and the one third of this department
may also have been affected with carry over in some of their courses.
OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY
investigation is therefore aimed at finding out the causes and effects of over
population in the department of economics social studies, college of education
can be the causes of over population in the college of education Ekiadolor
are the effects of over population?
is breakdown of communication in the class.
is over utilization of facilities.
to method use in teaching the students by the lecturers are simple.
know the communication diseases transferred.
wanting to offer easy course in order to get high
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM
the growth rate of the department to be compared to its facility, one of the
tempted to ask what brought about the over population in the department of
economic social studies to be compared to other departments with in the college.
this growth rate, if within three years (3) years, the population has risen to
such that can be compared with the level of its growth in the past yeas, one
would not be too serious in finding out the problems of poor academic
performance lack of accommodation, indiscipline, poor classroom management
e.t.c that is so pronounced in the college today.
following of this study, the following research questions have been designed.
communication diseases be transferred in a large class?
effective learning takes place in a large class?
over population strengthen good communication in the college?
it lead to shortage of facilities?
it lead to over utilization of the available facilities and man power?
poor academic performance be an effect of over population?
under standardized admission process be seen as the cause of over population in
the college of education Ekiadolor Benin?
SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
the study was carried out to know the effects of over population of the
academic performance of students in the college, it will help the school
administrators and government to find last solutions to this effect. Thus
ensuring the necessary peace on the campus with which learning can take place
effects of over population is been examined based on the academic performance
of students within the college, recommendation will be made to the appropriate
DEFINITION OF TERMS
researcher will try as much as possible to define the terms and abbreviation
used in this study.
following terms used in the project are defined thus;
Population: this means the total number of people living in a
Utilization: to utilize means to use something especially for a
Strengthen: this concept means to become stronger.
Communication: it is the process of expressing ideas, feeling from
one destination to the other.
Investigation: this concept is used in this research work as an
official examination of the acts about a situation.
Distorts: this means to change facts ideas so that they will be no
Administration: this means the activities that are done in order
to plan schools or other institutions.
Inadequate: this word is used in this project because it means not
good enough or not able to deal with situation.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY
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