Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2020

  • Understanding Differential Underachievement in English Among Secondary-School Students from Northern Nigeria

    Amina Ahman, Mohammed Kudu Isah, Abubakar Musa

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2020
    Pages: 6-11
    Received: Mar. 18, 2020
    Accepted: Apr. 07, 2020
    Published: Apr. 23, 2020
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    Abstract: Low performance of students in English has been an issue of great concern to education stakeholders in Nigeria. Standardized examination results have consistently shown that students from the northern region perform more poorly than those from the southern part. To this regard, this study combined psychological factors of self-concept, locus of con... Show More
  • Multicultural Issues in Supervision - Supervising International Counseling Students

    Adekemi Ekanoye

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2020
    Pages: 12-16
    Received: Apr. 21, 2020
    Accepted: May 15, 2020
    Published: May 27, 2020
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    Abstract: America has become a multi-cultural society, hence international students who have chosen a career in counseling education have increasingly embraced the United States as a destination for their studies most especially at the graduate level. According to a survey of CACREP-accredited counseling programs in the U.S. conducted by Ng in 2006 stated th... Show More
  • Cultivating College Students' Self-Leadership: The Dual Role of Family and School

    Yang Wen, Liu Baowei, Zhang Li

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 2, April 2020
    Pages: 17-23
    Received: Apr. 07, 2020
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    Published: May 27, 2020
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    Abstract: Intrinsic control and self-management are playing an increasingly indispensable role in personal development. In the meantime, as the core of inner influence, self-leadership tends to be more prominent in the procedure of self-management. And in the process of students' growth, home education and school education are two complementary and critical ... Show More