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  • 1. THE HISTORY OF NATIONAL THEATRE

    » INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Theatre arose as a performance of ritual activities that did not require initiation on the part of the spectator. This similarity of early theatre to ritual is negatively attested by Aristotle, who in his Poetics defined theatre in contrast to the performances of sacred mysteries: theatre did not require the spectator to fast, drink the kykeon, or march in a pr...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  5 pages |  490 engagements | 

  • 2. VALUE OF OWIGIRI DANCE

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1  Background to the Study Dance is a means of entertainment and communication. It is referred to as a type of art or series of steps and movements that match the speed and rhythm of music. It may be regarded as an expression of human feelings, as a spectacle, an art form, recreation, fitness, drive or social representation of culture. The famous French critic and chore...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  324 engagements | 

  • 3. PRINCIPLES OF DESIGNING AND THE APPLICATION OF MAKEUP IN NOLLYWOOD PRODUCTION

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1  Background to the Study The origin of Makeup can be traced to a Greek actor named THESPIS. After this, during the medieval time, European theatre then introduced face paint makeup for the first time. The principles of designing and the application of makeup to Nollywood production is of great importance because Nollywood production usually entails the interpretation ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  525 engagements | 

  • 4. THEATRE AND COPYRIGHT LAW

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1  Background to the Study Theatre arts as a discipline has been taught over the years in higher institution as an art ,but little or no attention has been given to the legal perspective of the discipline. Law relates to every discipline including theatre arts. Law is a body of rules enacted to guard, guide and regulate human conduct in any society. Law is about human b...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  284 engagements | 

  • 5. COSTUMING AN ABSURD PLAY: CASE STUDY OF SAMUEL BECKETT’S WAITING FOR GODOT

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1  Background to the Study This work attempts to throw more light on costuming an absurd play using Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot as a case study and would also research on the concept of absurdism and proponents of the ideology in attempt to throw more light on its application to budding playwrights and actors of absurd drama. 1.2  Statement of the Problem Mo...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  431 engagements | 

  • 6. FILM SCRIPT: A STUDY OF TECHNIQUES

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1  Background to the Study A Script is a document that outlines every aural, visual, behavioural and lingual element required to tell a story. The script, or screenplay, outlines all the elements (audio, visual, behaviour and dialogue) that are required to tell a story through film. A script is almost never the work of a single person. Instead, it will go through revisi...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  271 engagements | 

  • 7. RADIO DRAMA AS A TOOL FOR SOCIAL CHANGE

    » CHAPTER ONE 1.1Introduction Radio is regarded as the blind man's medium. However, it has the ability to stimulate the mind. It was invented by a great Italian electrical engineer, Guglielmo Marconi in 1895 (Brittnre, 1989) and from its first tentative experiments, it has expanded into an almost universal medium of communication. It is a medium that leaps around the world on short waves, linking th...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  317 engagements | 

  • 8. DEVELOPMENT OF LIGHTING IN RENAISSANCE AND MODERN ERAS: A STUDY IN COMPARISON AN...

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1  Background to the Study Theatre is a collaborative form of art that uses live performance of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a specific place. The performer may communicate this experience to the audience through combinations of gesture, speech, song, music, or dance. Elements of design and stage craft are used to enhance the physicality, presence,...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  393 engagements | 

  • 9. A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF TRADITIONAL AND CONTEMPORARY NIGERIAN DANCES

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1       Background to the Study Theatre arts is a broad platform, and all art forms have something to communicate. Art as a form of communication is dynamic because it is derived from culture and a particular cultural background. Dance is a form of art, hence, it is an index of culture. Zulu Sofola in Tragic Themes in Nigeria Ritual Drama notes that: Culture is ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  443 engagements | 

  • 10. INFLUENCE OF NIGERIAN HOME VIDEO FILMS ON CRIMINALITY

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1      Background of the Study Nigerian movies, popularly referred to as Nollywood movies, produced by the Nigerian film industry uses formats such as video cassette, video compact disc (VCD), and more recently the digital video disc (DVD), in producing their movies. These Nigerian movies are also shown on some channels such as “Africa Magic”, “Nollywood”, ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  50 pages |  254 engagements | 

  • 11. AUDIENCE PERCEPTION OF MEDIA COVERAGE AND MANAGEMENT OF THE 2011 POST ELECTION V...

    » ABSTRACT   The media can be used as an instrument to build as well as to destroy the human society. This study has tried to establish the inherent nature of conflict and crises in human society as well as the significant role of media and communication in forming and shaping individual or group perception of events or issues, enhancing human interaction and also looked at the nature of violence t...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  2,047 engagements | 

  • 12. CONFLICT-SENSITIVE REPORTING IN NORTHERN NIGERIA

    » ABSTRACT     This study ―Conflict sensitive Reporting in Northern Nigeria: A study of Select Newspaper Reportage‖ was carried out to discover how some newspapers report conflict in Northern Nigeria. The study examined how the nature of reporting conflict can either enhance or diminish the conflict. The media is a powerful tool for shaping public opinion. Because of the sensitive nature of co...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,213 engagements | 

  • 13. FROM DIFFUSION TO COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION: THE COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES OF THE N...

    » ABSTRACT     This study examines the effectiveness of communication strategies deployed by the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) in fighting malaria in Nigeria. Over the years, these strategies have been more diffusion based than participatory. Available documents indicate that the rate of success in the fight against malaria as championed by the agency has not been encouraging; leading ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,163 engagements | 

  • 14. A GENDER ANALYSIS OF NIGERIA’S MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS IMPLEMENTATION REP...

    » Abstract   For more than a decade now, one of the centerpieces of socio economic development, and foreign aid has been the effort to attain the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The MDGs have been an influential framework for global development cooperation, not only in shaping the international discourse, but in driving the allocation of resources towards key global development priorities. The...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,072 engagements | 

  • 15. AN APPRAISAL OF ELECTRONIC WALLET COMMUNICATION IN GROWTH ENHANCEMENT SUPPORT SC...

    » ABSTRACT   The study appraises the Electronic Wallet communication platform under the Growth Enhancement Support Scheme (GESS). The revolution in the media has greatly altered communication in all spheres of life including agriculture. The integration of the ICTs to some extent has brought possible solutions to developing countries especially in their utilization for agriculture. Though, for more...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,057 engagements | 

  • 16. ASSESSING PARTICIPATORY RESEARCH FOR EFFECTIVE DESIGN OF HEALTH COMMUNICATION

    » ABSTRACT     The aim of this research is to determine the levels of participation in all the stages of the production of the radio programFlava. Health interventions are beginning to incorporate the use of audience participation in their research process although for some, participation is just a talk rather than a walk.The major objectives of this thesis are to assess participatory research ...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  967 engagements | 

  • 17. COMMUNICATING CHANGE AND SOCIETAL VALUES IN SELECT NIGERIAN HOME MOVIES

    » ABSTRACT It is a widely accepted notion that Nollywood movies contain negative content such as drug addiction, armed robbery, sexual immorality, women and child abuse amongst others, which in effect elicit negative reaction from its viewers. These negative reactions often result in negative societal consequences. This research work explores the positive values projected in Nollywood moviesas it re...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,381 engagements | 

  • 18. COMMUNICATION AND GOOD GOVERNANCE

    » ABSTRACT   This study ―Communication and Good Governance in Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State‖ was carried out to examine the context of communication in governance of Ishielu Local Government area of Ebonyi state. The objectives are to validate the impact of communication on governance through regular participatorymeetings between leaders and followers in Ishielu L.G.A; to stimul...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,032 engagements | 

  • 19. COMMUNICATION IN AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND INNOVATION PROCESS

    » CHAPTER 1   GENERAL INTRODUCTION   1.0              Background to the study     In an article on sustainability and technology transfer, Richard Wilk (1995), an American anthropologist, mentioned a file folder of materials that he had accumulated over several years. The file contained 25 separate project proposals, feasibility studies, implementation plans, and project assessment...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  804 engagements | 

  • 20. PARTICIPATORY COMMUNICATION AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

    » ABSTRACT     This study is on Participatory Communication and Women Empowerment: A Critical study of life Rehabilitation Foundation for Womanhood inTungaCommunityMinna Niger State. The aim of the study is to appraise the process and nature of communication used by the foundation to facilitate participation and empowerment among the women. To achieve this aim, three objectives were raised. The Na...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,188 engagements | 

  • 21. TESTIMONIAL ADVERTISING AND CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR OF CHIEF ZEBRUDAYA’S CELEBRITY ...

    » ABSTRACT   The study examined testimonial advertising and consumer behaviour of Chief Zebrudaya advert as a frame for analysis. Documentary methods of data collection as well as self administered structured questionnaire were used to elicit information from the respondents. From the descriptive statistical techniques used it was observed that the majority of the respondents at Chindit Junior Staf...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  915 engagements | 

  • 22. THE INFLUENCE OF THE INTERNET ON INFORMATION ACQUISITION AMONG STUDENTS

    » Abstract The use of the Internet in education is gradually gaining prominence in our higher educational institutions. As students are active users of the Internet, it is believed that they utilize the Internet for their academic pursuit. This study explores and investigates the Influence of the Internet on Information Acquisition among Students of Bayero University, Kano during the 2012 2013 Acade...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,709 engagements | 

  • 23. VIOLENCE PORTRAYAL IN HOLLYWOOD AND IMPLICATIONS FOR YOUTHS‟ MORAL DEVELOPMENT...

    » ABSTRACT   The media plays a very powerful and influential role in the lives of youths anywhere in the world and it is sometimes referred to as the ‗third parent‘. Over sixty years of study has provided evidence that exposure to violent media leads to an increase in violence and aggression. This is a study on exposure to film violence and its implication for moral development. Morality repres...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  1,372 engagements | 

  • 24. WOMEN’S PARTICIPATION IN COMMUNICATING PRIMARY HEALTHCARE POLICY

    » ABSTRACT     This study set out to explore Women‟s Participation in Commmunicating Primary Health   Care Policy in Zuru and Danko Wasagu Local Government Areas of Kebbi State, with a view to assessing the extent of women‟s participation being that the extent of women‟s participation in Primary Health Care is however, unclear or seems to be lacking. The study is premised on its advocacy to...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  919 engagements | 

  • 25. YOUTUBE, NEW MEDIA, ADVOCACY AND THE CHALLENGES OF AUTHENTICITY

    » ABSTRACT     One of the cardinal focuses of development communication is to demystify existing media to enable more people access and participate in the process of development. The New Media has proven ability of facilitating and enhancing public interaction with instant feedback mechanism that allows almost anybody anywhere with internet facilities not only access the media but also produce and...Continue Reading »

    Item Type: Project Material |  67 pages |  990 engagements | 


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