Social Studies Offerings by the Advanced Teachers Colleges of Nigeria: A Study of Innovation and Diffusion in Education
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Oladebo, Olawole Omotayo
University of Lagos
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.
Social Studies , Educational System , Teachers adavancement , Educational Diffussion
Oladebo, O.O. (1980). Social Studies Offerings by the Advanced Teachers Colleges of Nigeria: A Study of Innovation and Diffusion in Education. A Thesis Submitted in Fulfillment of the Requirements for Doctor of Philosophy in Education Curriculum Studies of the University of Lagos.