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MAKING AWESOME PRESENTATIONS: TIPS FOR PROJECT DEFENCE 

Just imagine a project defence room where you are presenting your research work in such a fabulous way, and your panel members just can’t stop nodding, gazing at you with their mouths wide open and clapping non-stop for you…It is just an imagination, so wake up! Put more work to it by

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01 Dec 2018 11:58 AM
DEVELOPING OUTSTANDING RESEARCH TOPICS

Just like news headlines, your research project topic is your first selling point. If media houses do not caption a football match between Nigeria and Ghana as 'Nigeria and Ghana goes to War again' they may continue enjoying being broke. In essence, your project topic and the material yo

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01 Dec 2018 11:52 AM      349
HOW TO WRITE A GOOD ABSTRACT

Due to numerous emails students keep sending to me concerning difficulties they face when trying to write a good and standard abstract, I have decided to pick up my pen once again, do some research and tackle this issue once and for all. Writing an abstract in an important phase in th

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01 Dec 2018 11:36 AM      350
CHOOSING THE RIGHT MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENT FOR YOUR PROJECT: TIPS TO APPLY

Measurement instrument refers to various methods through which a researcher obtains data from respondents for his research work. The term data refers to all forms of information that researchers obtain from the participant of the study. Adedokun (2003:57) asserts that data refers “to a

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01 Dec 2018 11:29 AM      349
A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO RESEARCH METHODOLOGY: TIPS FOR SAMPLING AND SAMPLE TECHNIQUES

Introduction Research can simply be described as a diligent and scientific enquiry or investigation into a subject or problem in order to come up with the latest discovery (ies) so as to resolve an identified societal problem. In any field of knowledge, research is very importan

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01 Dec 2018 11:21 AM      381
SECRET REVEALED: DISCOVER WHAT YOUR PROJECT SUPERVISOR IS LOOKING FOR IN YOUR PROJECT WORK AND HOW YOUR PROJECT IS GRADED

Being a ‘regular customer’ to your project supervisor is something now common among many Nigerian final year students.  Believe it or leave it! Some students can meet their project supervisors up to 15 times before they scale through chapter one. If you are h

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01 Dec 2018 11:18 AM      369
4 WAYS YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE TO THE BODY OF KNOWLEDGE

The essence of research is to find more knowledge and add to the existing body of knowledge. How has your study contributed to the Body of Knowledge? This is one question students especially at the Masters or PhD level must answer one day. The body of knowledge (BOK) encompasses eve

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01 Dec 2018 11:15 AM      357
PTDF Scholarships 2019 - Undergraduates, Masters & PHD

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) is the Federal Government agency with the mandate of developing indigenous human capacity and petroleum technology to meet the needs of the oil and gas industry.This scholarship program is provided to qualified Nigerians to apply for the 2018/

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09 Nov 2018 13:33 PM      391
2019 NNPC/SPDC /TEPNG/AGIP Joint Venture Scholarships For Nigerians

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (Operator of the NNPC/SPDC /TEPNG/AGIP Joint Venture) is offering Scholarship Opportunities to Excellent Nigerian students who are looking to acquire a degree program in any Nigerian Institution.This scholarship is in two categories â€

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09 Nov 2018 13:31 PM      405
SMART TIPS TO AVOIDING PLAGIARISM

Information is power and excessive use of power with little control will definitely corrupt or worst still destroy! Every borrowed idea from books, magazines, research journals and the almighty internet must be properly acknowledged. With our busy academic schedules as

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09 Nov 2018 13:19 PM      417
25 MOST COMMON PROJECT DEFENSE QUESTIONS

When I wrote ‘Making Awesome Presentations: Useful Tips for Project Defense’, I never knew it was going to be a great success story. So many success stories and commendations from over 50,000 readers were just enough to make my year and give me more grace to write more. Well,

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09 Nov 2018 12:58 PM      510
HANDLING GROUP RESEARCH : SURE TIPS FOR SUCCESS

We were assembled. We argued. We were at each other's throats. Then we settled. We laughed hard. We played, prayed and hoped. Together. We presented. We failed. We were blamed altogether. Then we pointed accusing fingers at each other. Finally, we accepted our fate and moved on. T

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09 Nov 2018 12:35 PM      367
HOW TO MAINTAIN A GOOD STUDENT-SUPERVISOR RELATIONSHIP

INTRODUCTION This is a common issue in the course of researching in an academic situation. The ideologies of the supervisor and the students might not always be similar. This should however be handled with caution as a strained relationship would affect the tone

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09 Nov 2018 12:18 PM      358
DATA ANALYSIS SOFTWARES AVAILABLE FOR RESEARCHERS

During or after research, there is usually a need to analyze; to present the information gotten in a presentable and easily understood  format. There are numerous packages or softwares that could be used to achieve this. The choice of the method to use

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09 Nov 2018 12:11 PM      367
A STEP BY STEP GUIDE ON RESEARCH PROJECT WRITING FOR UNIVERSITIES, COLLEGES OF EDUCATION AND POLYTECHNICS IN NIGERIA

Undergraduate research project is an independent effort required of students in tertiary institutions. The students, though supervised by an academic staff, are to carry out a pre-determined research within the constraints of their study. The supervisor is primarily to recei

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09 Nov 2018 12:08 PM      386
REFERENCING STYLES IN RESEARCH

Introduction I once stumbled upon a sentence that greatly inspired me. The saying goes thus: Every writer is a thief! Certainly you'd be quick to dispute that. The thing is, we were born without the knowledge we have now garnered overtime, it is the work of others that we have d

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09 Nov 2018 11:08 AM      376
TIME MANAGEMENT TIPS IN RESEARCH: 10 THINGS TO NOTE

Research work could take the most unexpected twist and turn. It is a nerve-racking experience. Usually, if approached in a haphazard manner, valuable time could be lost. In big research corporations, each researcher has a set of responsibilities and area of focus, this might h

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09 Nov 2018 11:04 AM      363
HYPOTHESIS FOR BEGINNERS: A STEP BY STEP GUIDE ON APPLYING THE RIGHT HYPOTHESIS FOR A RESEARCH STUDY

Introduction Hypothesis is a testable prediction, a statement of specific results or a suggested answer to a research  problem or a conjectural statement of the relationship between two or more variable being investigated or a deduction from a postulate (Akinade&Owolabi, 2009

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09 Nov 2018 11:01 AM      374
5 INCREDIBLE SAMPLE SIZE CALCULATORS: SOFTWARE EVERY RESEARCHER MUST HAVE

In statistics, determination of sample size to be used for research has generated a lot of controversy. Sample size and power estimation is an important concern for researchers undertaking research projects but most often than not they have been misunderstood or ignored completely.

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01 Nov 2018 17:18 PM      346
University Entrance Scholarships At Concordia University Of Edmonton, Canada 2019

The Concordia University Of Edmonton, Canada is offering Entrance Scholarships to interested applicants who are looking to pursue a degree program at the Institution. The University Entrance Scholarship program provides guaranteed renewable scholarships to high school students who present a m

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29 Oct 2018 11:27 AM      377