Edo University Iyamho Lecturers' Lecture Notes


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1) AEB122 CLASS: REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM OF MAMMALS.

(Mrs Ozemoka Joy Habibat)

CONTENTS:

      MONETREMES

      MARSUPIALS

      PLACENTAL MAMMALS.

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2) AEB 122: CLASS AVES.

(Mrs Ozemoka Joy Habibat)

INTRODUCTION

?Birds or Aves are the most noticeable, melodious and most beautiful of the vertebrates.

?There are more than 10,400 species world wide.

?They are found in the forests, deserts, mountains, praires and all oceans.

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3) AEB121: INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY PHYLUM ARTHROPODA.

(Mrs Ozemoka Joy Habibat)

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOME

  • At the end of the class, the students should be able to know the following:
  • The meaning of Arthropods.
  • The characteristics of Arthropods.
  • The reasons for abundance and diversity of Arthropods.
  • The various classes of Arthropods.
  • The economic importance of Arthropods.

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4) AEB 121 PHYLUM MOLLUSCA.

(Mrs Ozemoka Joy Habibat)

INTENDED LEARNING OUT - COME

  • At the end of the class, the students are expected to know the following:
  • What molluscs are
  • The characteristics of Molluscs
  • The various classes of Molluscs
  • The distinguishing characteristics between the various classes
  • The economic importance of Molluscs
  • The difference between molluscs and other phyla.

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5) AEB 121: INVERTEBRATE ZOOLOGY.

(Mrs Ozemoka Joy Habibat)

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOME

v At the end of the week, the students should be able to know:

v What Annelids are

v the characteristics of Annelids

v the various classes of Annelids

v the differences between the classes.

v the economic importance of Annelids.

 

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6) INTRODUCTION TO GENETICS.

(Mrs Ozemoka Joy Habibat)

INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the week, the students are expected to know:

 -what  genetics entails

 -the varoius areas of genetics

 -Terminologies associated with genetics.

 - Brief history of genetics.

 - The laws of Mendelian genetics.

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7) BUS 211-PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT I.

(Dr Kifordu Anthony A.)

COURSE OUTLINE

    • Concept of Management
    • Principles of Management
    • Processes of Management
    • Significance and Evolution of Management
    • Functions of the Manager

    -Planning : Nature and Purpose

    -Organization: Nature and Purpose

    -Span of Management

    -Departmentalization

    -Line and Staff Authority

    -Service Department

    -Staffing and Directing

    -Selection of Managers

    -Appraisals of Managers

    -Management Development

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8) GST 211- INTRODUCTION TO ENTREPRENURIAL SKILLS.

(Dr Kifordu Anthony A.)

Characteristics of a successful entrepreneur

1.Being Entrepreneurial

2.A strong desire to achieve

3.Task Oriented

4. Being a good business planner

5.Tolerance for ambiguity and stress

6.Skilled in taking realistic and calculated risk

7.Future- oriented

8.Problem solving

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9) INTRODUCTION TO ENTREPRENURAL STUDIES II.

(Dr Kifordu Anthony A.)

IDEA GEeNERATION

 The process of creating, developing, and communicating ideas which are abstract, concrete, or visual. The process includes the process of constructing through the idea, innovating the concept, developing the process, and bringing the concept to reality.

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10) PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT I.

(Dr Kifordu Anthony A.)

Concept of Management

}Outcomes- Similarities and Differences between the Classical and Behavioural  Theories

}Describe System theories and Contingency theories as they differ from classical and behavioural theories

} Define-Classicals, behavioural and Management theories against system, sociotechnical and contingency theorists

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11) INRTODUCTION TO BUSINESS I.

(Dr Kifordu Anthony A.)

Concept of Business Administration

?Business administration in simple terms, is everything that encompasses a business. The administration of a business includes managing and monitoring absolutely everything to do with a business, from marketing, advertising, to the hiring and the management of staff. To explore business administration in great detail, we will explore each of your questions separately.

The Concept of Business Administration:
The concept of business administration is the process of managing every different angle of…

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12) EMPLOYEE STRESS MANAGEMENT IN ORGANISATIONS.

(Dr Kifordu Anthony A.)

EMPLOYEE STRESS MANAGEMENT IN ORGANISATIONS

Introduction

’Stress is not what happens to us. It is our response

to what happens. And response is something we can choose because a timely word may level stress’’….Maureen Kelluarn

?What is Employee Stress?

-Stress can be defined as a lively circumstance in which people face constraints, opportunities, or loss of something they desire and for which the consequence is both unpredictable as well as crucial.

-Stress is the response of people to the…

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13) Inferential Statistics (ECO 223).

(Associate Prof David Umoru )

Inferential Statistics (ECO 223)

Correlation Analysis and Simple Measure of Association

  • Correlation is a measure of the degree of relationship that exists between variables. Simple correlation involves two variables. Multiple correlation involves three or more variables.
  • Correlation defines the linear relationship between two or more variables. These variables are measured in interval scale like the Pearson’s product moment correlation coefficient (r ) or in ordinal scale like the Spearman’s Rank order correlation coefficient (ro).

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14) International Law.

(Dr Efanodor Harriet O.)

Topic: International Law

  • At the end of this topic student’s are expected to ;

  • Define International law

  • Explain the categories of International law

  • List and explain the sources of International law

  • Explain why International law should be regarded as law

  • Explain the obligations conditioning states to abide by the provision of International law.

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15) International and Regional Organization.

(Dr Efanodor Harriet O.)

Topic: International and Regional Organization
• At the end of this topic, student’s should be able to ;
• Differentiate between universal and regional organisations
• Explain the basic common structure and features of international organisations
• Explain the importance of international organisation
• List and explain the types of international organisation
Readings: Akinboye, S. and Ottoh, O. (2007) A Systematic Approach to International Relations. Nigeria: Concept Publication.
International and Regional organization
• An organisation that…

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16) Foreign Policy and its Instruments.

(Dr Efanodor Harriet O.)

Topic: Foreign Policy and its Instruments.

At the end of this topic students’ should be able to;

  • Define foreign policy
  • Understand and explain the various levels of analysis
  • Explain the elements of foreign policy
  • Explain techniques or instruments of foreign policy

Readings: Akinboye, S. and Ottoh, O. (2007) A Systematic Approach to International Relations. Nigeria: Concept Publication.

What is Foreign Policy?

  • Policy that transcends the boundary of a given state.
  • Action a state embarks upon in its…

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17) State and the International System.

(Dr Efanodor Harriet O.)

Topic: State and the International System

The analysis of the international system began with the historical formation of the state system.

  • The international system is fragmented into several sovereign states.
  • The sovereign states constitute the international system
  • Westphalia peace treaty of 1648 signaled the birth of the state system
  • The creation of the state saw the redistribution of the state and the dissolution of the city-state systems
  • State is a body of people occupying a definite portion of defined…

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18) Contending perspectives on how to think about International Relations theoretically.

(Dr Efanodor Harriet O.)

Topic: Contending perspectives on how to thinks about International Relations theoretically

  • At the end of the topic student’s should be able to;
  • Explain the major theoretical underpinnings of liberalism, realism and Marxism
  • Think theoretically about events and trends in international relations
  • Analyze events using the three theoretical perspectives

Political scientists and scholars of international relations develop theories in order to understand the causes of events that occur in international relations every day.

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19) Theories of International Relations.

(Dr Efanodor Harriet O.)

Topic: Theories of International Relations

  • Scholars have interpreted theory in different ways.

General assumption of a theory

  • A theory should have scientific proposition which, when tested, are certified to be valid.
  • Theory should have universal applicability
  • One should be able to make generalization
  • Theories in international relations has been defined by Quincy Wright cited in Akinboye and Ottoh (2007) as comprehensive, coherent, and self correcting body of knowledge contributing to the understanding, the prediction, evaluation and the…

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20) Approaches to the study of International Relations.

(Dr Efanodor Harriet O.)

Topic: Approaches to the study of International Relations

Traditional and behavioural approaches constitute the two major theoretical schools of thought in international relations. Each of the two perspectives has its own methodology. The traditionalist focus their attention on the state as their unit of analysis, others base their analysis on power as the sole explanatory variable in the study of international relations. Similarly, the behaviouralists have developed different approaches in their analytical framework.

The traditional and behavioural approach

Under the…

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21) The Historical Development of Contemporary International Relations.

(Dr Efanodor Harriet O.)

Topic: The Historical Development of Contemporary International Relations

The purpose of this historical overview is to trace important trends over-time; the emergence of the state, the notion of sovereignty and the development of the international state system. These trends have a direct impact on international relations of today.

The Pre-Westphalian world

Greek city-states

  • The Greeks organised independent city-state
  • The city-states carried on economic relations with each other.
  • This environment fostered the flowering of the strong philosophical tradition
  • The city-state…

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22) Scope and Sub-Fields of International Relations.

(Dr Efanodor Harriet O.)

Topic: Scope and Sub-Fields of International Relations

According to Akinboye and Ottoh, (2007) International relations is preoccupied with the analysis of kind of power, force and influence relationships that exist among states over issues of war and peace. The scope of international relations therefore covers

  • Sum total of relations across national boundaries
  • Method of analysis for dealing with relations
  • Issues that concern wars and alternative wars
  • Power relations across national agreements
  • Conflict, adjustments and agreements of national policies
  • Issues…

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23) What is International Relations?.

(Dr Efanodor Harriet O.)

What is International Relations?

Perspectives of International Relations

  • International Relations have two broad perspectives.
  • As an academic field and;
  • As relations among states.

International relations as a field of study

  • As an academic discipline it has been viewed from different perspectives;
  • The first school of thought contend that international relations is a sub field of political science;
  • The second contend that it is a separate discipline.
  • Fundamentally international relations and political science are fields that are concerned…

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24) Introduction to International Relations.

(Dr Efanodor Harriet O.)

Course Code: POL 222

Course Title: Introduction to International Relations

Credit Unit: 3

Course lecturer:  Dr. H. Efanodor-Obeten

Course description: This course examines in detail the nature of the discipline of International Relations. The course covers such diverse topics as meaning and development of International relations, The organisation of the International Society, Theories of International Relations; linkage politics, theories of Coalitions and Alliances, Balance of power Theory. It further examines the key concept of Foreign Policy, Foreign Policy and National…

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25) Elements of Government.

(Dr Efanodor Harriet O.)

Lecture Eight

Elements of Government

Readings: Ekpekurede, W. and Umukoro (2010) Political Science-An Introduction. Nigeria: AMBIK Press

What is Government?

  • Government can be defined as the body of persons who use different agencies or institution to carry out the political and administrative affairs of the state through continuous act of law making and law implementation in order to ensure orderliness.

Government as concept can be seen from three different…

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26) Basic concepts in Political Science.

(Dr Efanodor Harriet O.)

Lecture seven

Basic concepts in Political Science

Expected outcome: At the end of the topic students should be able to demonstrate sound knowledge of basic concepts in political science

Readings: Ekpekurede, W. and Umukoro (2010) Political Science-An Introduction. Nigeria: AMBIK Press

Ikelegbe A. 2005 (ed) Introduction to Politics. Lagos: Imprints Services

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27) Approaches to the study of politics.

(Dr Efanodor Harriet O.)

Lecture six

Approaches to the study of politics

At the end of this topic, you should be able to:

  • Identify the approaches to the study of Politics.

  • Differentiate between the various approaches to the study of politics.

  • Identify the main features of the approaches to the study of politics.

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28) Subfields of Political Science.

(Dr Efanodor Harriet O.)

Lecture five

Subfields of Political Science

At the end of the topic, students are expected to

  • Explain the various subfields of political science.

Political science is a broad discipline with many subfields.

These subfields are;

  • Political theory or philosophy

  • Comparative politics

  • International relations

  • Political economy

  • Political sociology

  • Public administration

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29) Relationship between Political Science and other Discipline.

(Dr Efanodor Harriet O.)

Lecture four

Relationship between Political Science and other Discipline

Topic outline;

The relationship between political science and;

  • History

  • Philosophy

  • Law

  • Sociology

  • Economics

Expected outcome; at the end of the topic

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30) The Scientific Nature of the Study of Politics.

(Dr Efanodor Harriet O.)

Lecture three

The Science of Politics: The Scientific Nature of the Study of Politics

Topic outline;

  • The meaning of science

  • Cannons of science

  • The scientific nature of the study of politics

  • Political scientist and the use of scientific patterns

Expected learning outcome
At…

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31) What is Political Science?.

(Dr Efanodor Harriet O.)

Topic outline

  • The concept of politics.

  • What is science?

  • What is political science?

  • Why do we study political science?

Expected learning outcome. At the end of the topic, students are expected to be able to:

  • Define what is politics;

  • Define and explain the cannons of science;

  • Give a working definition of political…

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32) Introduction to Political Science.

(Dr Efanodor Harriet O.  and Prof S. Omodia)

Course Code: POL 111

Credit Unit: 3

Course lecturer(s): Prof S. Omodia and Dr. H. Efanodor-Obeten

This is an introductory course that can help you have a firm grasp of the rudiments of the discipline.

Course description: This course introduces students to the nature of politics.…

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