Social Studies Offerings by the Advanced Teachers Colleges of Nigeria: A Study of Innovation and Diffusion in Education

Oladebo, Olawole Omotayo (1980)

Thesis

Thesis

In both the United States of America, Social Studies emerge towards the turn of the century in response to the problems created by industrialisation. Faced with similar prospects, Nigeria introduction Social Studies into the curricula of her educational institutions in the early 1970s. Up till now, however, the objectives, content and methods of the subject have not been clearly defined in the Nigerian context, and the extent its diffusion down the educational system not assessed.

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