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ADJUSTMENT STRATEGIES FOR MARITAL STRESS AMONG FEMALE TEACHERS IN NIGERIA: IMPLICATIONS FOR COUNSELORS Odebode, Aminat Adeola; Ola-Alani, Eniola Keji; Gambari, Shakirat Ojuolape
Indonesian Journal of Guidance and Counseling: Theory and Application Vol 8 No 2 (2019): Desember 2019
Publisher : Universitas Negeri Semarang

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.15294/ijgc.v8i2.34644

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Stress have devastating consequences when not well managed. This study thus investigated the adjustment strategies of marital stress among female primary school teachers in Nigeria. The study also examined the influence of age, number of children, type of marriage and length of years in service on the respondents? views. The study employed a descriptive survey method. A total of 422 female primary school teachers participated in the study. The participants responded to a researcher-designed instrument titled ?Adjustment Strategies Questionnaire (ASQ)?. The data were analyzed using both percentage, mean, t-test and Analysis of Variance The result showed that female primary school teachers adopt benefitting adjustment strategies. Result further showed that there were significant differences based on age, number of children, type of marriage and length of years in marriage. Recommendations were therefore made among others that counselors should encourage female primary school teachers to maintain their benefitting adjustment strategies of marital stress.
Factors Responsible for Students’ Unrest in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions: Implications for Counselling Practices Odebode, Aminat Adeola
MIMBAR PENDIDIKAN Vol 4, No 2 (2019)
Publisher : Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.17509/mimbardik.v4i2.22199

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ABSTRACT: This study, thus, investigated the factors responsible for students’ unrest in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions. Further investigation was also done based on moderating variables of age, gender, and religion if they would have any bearing on the participants’ views. The study was descriptive in nature. The sample consisted of one thousand and two hundred undergraduates, who were selected in six Universities in Nigeria using purposive, simple random, and systematic random techniques. A new questionnaire labelled FRSUQ (Factors Responsible for Students’ Unrest Questionnaire) was developed and used to collect data. The results showed that the factors responsible for students’ unrest in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions are unfavorable Government policies; poor staff-students’ relationship; poor teaching-learning facilities; high tuition fees; and non-responsiveness of University authorities among others. Results also showed that there were no significant differences in the factors responsible for students’ unrest in Nigerian Universities based on age, gender, and religion. KEY WORD: Factors Responsible for; Students’ Unrest; Nigerian Tertiary Institutions; Counsellors. ABSTRAKSI: “Faktor-faktor yang Bertanggung Jawab atas Keresahan Mahasiswa di Lembaga Pendidikan Tinggi Nigeria: Implikasi bagi Praktek Konseling”. Penelitian ini, dengan demikian, menyelidiki faktor-faktor yang bertanggung jawab atas keresahan mahasiswa di Lembaga Pendidikan Tinggi Nigeria. Penyelidikan lebih lanjut juga dilakukan berdasarkan variabel moderasi usia, jenis kelamin, dan agama jika mereka memiliki pandangan yang berbeda terhadap peserta. Penelitian ini bersifat deskriptif. Sampel terdiri dari seribu dua ratus mahasiswa, yang dipilih di enam Universitas di Nigeria menggunakan teknik sampel acak bertujuan, sederhana, dan sistematis. Kuesioner baru berlabel FRSUQ (Kuesioner Faktor-faktor yang Bertanggung Jawab atas Keresahan Mahasiswa) dikembangkan dan digunakan untuk mengumpulkan data. Hasil penelitian menunjukkan bahwa faktor-faktor yang bertanggung jawab atas keresahan mahasiswa di Lembaga Pendidikan Tinggi Nigeria adalah kebijakan Pemerintah yang tidak menguntungkan; hubungan staf-mahasiswa yang lemah; fasilitas belajar-mengajar yang buruk; biaya kuliah yang tinggi; serta tidak responsifnya pihak otoritas Universitas antara lain. Hasil kajian juga menunjukkan bahwa tidak ada perbedaan signifikan dalam faktor-faktor yang bertanggung jawab atas keresahan mahasiswa di Universitas Nigeria berdasarkan usia, jenis kelamin, dan agama. KATA KUNCI: Faktor-faktor yang Bertanggung Jawab atas; Keresahan Mahasiswa; Lembaga Pendidikan Tinggi Nigeria; Pembimbing.About the Author: Dr. Aminat Adeola Odebode is a Lecturer at the Department of Counsellor Education UNILORIM (University of Ilorin), Nigeria. For academic interests, the Author is able to be contacted via e-mail adrress at: odebode.aa@unilorin.edu.ng  Suggested Citation: Odebode, Aminat Adeola. (2019). “Factors Responsible for Students’ Unrest in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions: Implications for Counselling Practices” in MIMBAR PENDIDIKAN: Jurnal Indonesia untuk Kajian Pendidikan, Volume 4(2), September, pp.93-102. Bandung, Indonesia: UPI [Indonesia University of Education] Press, ISSN 2527-3868 (print) and 2503-457X (online). Article Timeline: Accepted (July 3, 2019); Revised (August 17, 2019); and Published (September 30, 2019).
Religious Beliefs on the Use of Family Planning Methods as Expressed by Married Adults in Ilorin Metropolis, Kwara State Odebode, Aminat Adeola; James, Joke Felicia; Ijaodola, Tawakalitu Kike
JHE (Journal of Health Education) Vol 5 No 1 (2020)
Publisher : Universitas Negeri Semarang cooperate with Association of Indonesian Public Health Experts (Ikatan Ahli Kesehatan Masyarakat Indonesia (IAKMI))

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.15294/jhe.v5i1.34645

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Background: This research was carried out to investigate the influence of religious beliefs on the use of family planning methods as expressed by married adults in Ilorin metropolis, Kwara State, Nigeria. In the study, variables such as gender, religion, and highest educational qualifications were examined for their influence on the respondents’ views. Methods: Descriptive research design was adopted for the study. A total of 240 married adults participated in the study. An instrument titled Religious Beliefs and Family Planning Use Questionnaire (RBFPUQ) was used to gather data for the study. The validity of RBFPUQ was conducted by giving the instruments to a team of experts in the University of Ilorin, Nigeria Results: The study revealed that religious beliefs have no influence on the use of family planning methods. The study also showed that there was no significant difference in the respondents’ views based on gender and educational qualification but there was a significant difference based on religion. Conclusions: It was recommended that counselors and health workers should liaise with religious leaders to organize seminars and workshops concerning reproductive issues for married adults in Kwara State. This should be regularly conducted for enlightenment as this will enable married adults to further put various family planning methods that are within their reach to use.
Religious Beliefs on the Use of Family Planning Methods as Expressed by Married Adults in Ilorin Metropolis, Kwara State Odebode, Aminat Adeola; James, Joke Felicia; Ijaodola, Tawakalitu Kike
JHE (Journal of Health Education) Vol 5 No 1 (2020)
Publisher : Universitas Negeri Semarang cooperate with Association of Indonesian Public Health Experts (Ikatan Ahli Kesehatan Masyarakat Indonesia (IAKMI))

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.15294/jhe.v5i1.34645

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Background: This research was carried out to investigate the influence of religious beliefs on the use of family planning methods as expressed by married adults in Ilorin metropolis, Kwara State, Nigeria. In the study, variables such as gender, religion, and highest educational qualifications were examined for their influence on the respondents’ views. Methods: Descriptive research design was adopted for the study. A total of 240 married adults participated in the study. An instrument titled Religious Beliefs and Family Planning Use Questionnaire (RBFPUQ) was used to gather data for the study. The validity of RBFPUQ was conducted by giving the instruments to a team of experts in the University of Ilorin, Nigeria Results: The study revealed that religious beliefs have no influence on the use of family planning methods. The study also showed that there was no significant difference in the respondents’ views based on gender and educational qualification but there was a significant difference based on religion. Conclusions: It was recommended that counselors and health workers should liaise with religious leaders to organize seminars and workshops concerning reproductive issues for married adults in Kwara State. This should be regularly conducted for enlightenment as this will enable married adults to further put various family planning methods that are within their reach to use.
Adjustment Strategies for Marital Stress Among Female Teachers in Nigeria: Implications for Counselors Odebode, Aminat Adeola; Ola-Alani, Eniola Keji; Gambari, Shakirat Ojuolape
Indonesian Journal of Guidance and Counseling: Theory and Application Vol 8 No 2 (2019): Desember 2019
Publisher : Universitas Negeri Semarang

Show Abstract | Download Original | Original Source | Check in Google Scholar | DOI: 10.15294/ijgc.v8i2.34644

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Stress have devastating consequences when not well managed. This study thus investigated the adjustment strategies of marital stress among female primary school teachers in Nigeria. The study also examined the influence of age, number of children, type of marriage and length of years in service on the respondents’ views. The study employed a descriptive survey method. A total of 422 female primary school teachers participated in the study. The participants responded to a researcher-designed instrument titled ‘Adjustment Strategies Questionnaire (ASQ)’. The data were analyzed using both percentage, mean, t-test and Analysis of Variance The result showed that female primary school teachers adopt benefitting adjustment strategies. Result further showed that there were significant differences based on age, number of children, type of marriage and length of years in marriage. Recommendations were therefore made among others that counselors should encourage female primary school teachers to maintain their benefitting adjustment strategies of marital stress.