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The study was designed to find out the educational related factors limiting the effective teaching of textiles and clothing in post-primary schools hence its poor enrolment in SSCE.
This study was designed to identify areas in which technical teacher training in Borno State is ineffective so that remedial actions must be taken to address them .
The study was conducted to find out the instructional strategies and techniques that would motivate students in technical colleges to learn.
The sample for the study consisted of all the 212 technical teachers in
technical colleges in Anambra State. The instrument used for data collection was a self-structured questionnaire.
This study was designed to determine the laboratory facilities management practices adopted by secondary school
The major purpose of this study was to identify the gender-related problems encountered by women entrepreneurs engaged in selected service occupations in Nsukka Town.
Vocational education policies in Nigeria, has not been effectively implemented because her graduates are deficient in skills and competencies. This dearth of efficiency instigated the researcher to study influencing policy implementation factors that impinges the attainment of quality vocational education in Enugu State. The investigation covered all area of vocational industrial education.
In a bid to provide a basis for the development of needed industries, Niger state have focused on technology education, electrificationand road improvement network and established a ministry of science and technology to promote research and technology development.
The study examined the contributions of non-governmental organizations
(NGOs) to agricultural development in Kogi State. The study was designed
to find out the medium employed by the NGOs tor creating awareness to
assist peasant farmers in Kogi State; strategies employed by the NGOs to
secure peasant farmers' participation in programmes; inputs supplied to
farmers by the NGOs for agricultural development activities; technologies in
agricultural productions adopted by the farmers through the activities of the
NGOs; strategies employed by the NGOs to improve the productivity of
peasant farmers; and strategies employed by the NGOs to improve the
income of peasant farmers. Six research questions and two hypotheses
were formulated. Three hundred farmers and NGO extension officers
formed the population of the study.
The major purpose of this study was to explore the utilisation of e-commerce by SMEs in marketing industrial products in Lagos Metropolis. Four research questions were answered and four hypotheses tested at 0.05 level of significance. The population for the study consisted of 532 managers of SMEs that are registered with NASME and NASSI in Lagos Metropolis. The entire population was studied. Survey research design was used for the study. Structured questionnaire was used to generate data for the study. This instrument was face-validated by five experts from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and was pilot tested with a sample of 20 managers of SMEs drawn randomly in Benis-City
The major purpose of the study was to determine the financial accounting competencies required by lecturers for effective teaching in consultancy units of tertiary institutions in Taraba state. Five research questions and five null hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. Descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. Thirty two financial accounting lecturers in consultancy units of tertiary institutions in Taraba State formed the population of the study. A questionnaire on financial accounting competencies required by financial established accounting lecturers was used for the study. The reliability of the instrument was using Cronbach Alpha formula with overall reliability index of .94 Mean and standard deviation was used to answer the research questions, t-test and ANOVA was used to test the hypotheses. At o.o5 level of significance while Findings revealed that the financial accounting competencies required by lecturers are in the area of ledger account competencies final accounts competencies bank reconciliation competencies manufacturing account competencies and ICT-based accounting competencies. Finally it was recommended among others that in-service training should be provided to financial accounting lecturers so as to enable them acquire the requisite competencies for practical financial accounting transactions.
The growing concern for the pervasiveness of low quality building trades craftsmen from Technical Colleges in Nigeria, with the consequent un-savouring instances of their unsuitability for immediate employment in the construction industry and the concomitant hindrances to sustainable living, prompted these research efforts. The study was aimed to identify and unravel the causal factors which hopefully will lead to the ultimate reversal of the ugly trend. The worrisome feedbacks from the construction industry and replete literature evidences of the products’ under achievement and lack of expressions for saleable skills had ceaselessly indicted the Technical Colleges, and underscored its achievement for failure in its responsibility to produce graduates to meet the requirements of the industry, without a needless back-up training which most companies were reluctant to undertake. After a careful preliminary assessment of the situation, the researcher resolved to examine the mode of curriculum implementation; and was uncomfortable with the prevalent age-long dogmatic instructional delivery methods employed in Technical Colleges to train the students, which might attribute to the culmination of the inherent half-baked and ill-prepared end products. With appropriate resources, qualified and experienced personnel on ground, investigation would next focus on the style of instructional delivery and curriculum implementation.
The study was carried out to identify strategies for motivating technical college students towards skill acquisition in wood work technology in Lagos state, Nigeria. To carry out the study, seven research questions were answered while seven null hypotheses were tested. Survey research design was adopted. The population for the study is 70 respondents which comprises of all 24 principals/vice principals and 46 teachers of wood work in the six technical colleges in Lagos State. Due to the manageable size of the population, the entire 70 subjects constituted the respondents from which data for the study were collected. Therefore, there was no sampling for the study. The instrument for data collection was a 107-item structured questionnaire. The questionnaire is made of two parts; One and two. Part one solicited information on personal data of the respondents while part two was structured into seven sections in line with the specific purposes of the study. The response options for the part two were 5-point Likert ratings of Strongly Agree (SA), Agree (A), Undecided (U), Disagree (D) and Strongly Disagree (SD) with corresponding values of 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1 respectively.
The study developed Individualized Instructional Packages in Clothing and Textiles Crafts for teaching Home Economics students in Colleges of Education in North Central States, Nigeria.The study determined the following; objectives, tasks, material resources, step by step procedures, methods and evaluation activities, developed a draft based on feedback from specific purposes 1 – 6, validated the draft, revised the draft based on feedback from the validation and developed Individualised Instructional Packages in Clothing and Textiles Crafts. Eight research questions were answered by the study while eight null hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. The study adopted Research and Development (R and D) design. The study was carried out in five phases; Phase I determined the objectives, tasks, materials, step by step procedures, methods and evaluation activities to assess the objectives of each Clothing and Textiles Crafts. Phase II involved development of draft Individualized Instructional Packages in 12 Clothing and Textiles Crafts, Phase III validation of draft Individualized Instructional Packages, Phase IV testing for effectiveness of draft Individualized Instructional Packages and Phase V Revision of draft Individualized Instructional Packages. The study was conducted in North Central States, Nigeria. The population was 813 and in phases, phase I involved 813, Phase III 10 experts were involved while Phase 1V 630 students were involved. The sample size was 247 and in 3 phases; Phase I, 94 HECL, 75 FAAL, 14 MCM and 63 students. In phase III, 10 Validates comprising of 3 HECL, 5 FAAL, 2 MCM and phase 1V 63 students purposively sampled in the area of study.
The study adopted experimental research design, on selected condition or a change treatment. Observations or measurement are planned to illuminate effect or any change in conditions. Aimed at investigating the effects of local additives on the termites infested buildings. The area of the study was 30 Local Government Area. Predominate in these areas to use for various Building constructions. Lagos State. The population for the study comprised of termite infested buildings. This include public and private buildings in the State. There are 73,000 termite infested buildings in the State. Building that are susceptible to termites and other agents of Building degradations. It is noticeable that in these areas, Purposive sampling technique, 90 termite infested buildings was selected for the study three building was selected in each locality one building per sample. (3 x 30 = 90) termite infested buildings Different mixtures of the additives on the infested building components such as walls, windows, doors, floor, and roof. the purpose of the experiment. The purpose of the study was to find out the effect of condemned engine oil preservation in Lagos State. In specific, the study sought to determine following: The termite infested untreated buildings; The effect of condemned engine oil on the building infested site. The extent of deterioration of termite infested untreated building; The effect of condemned engine oil and kerosene on the extent of deterioration of termite infested treated building;
The major purpose of the study was to develop clothes with growth features for preschool children in Benue State, Nigeria. Ten specific purposes, seven research questions and five null hypotheses were formulated to guide the study at 0.05 level of significance. The design of the study was Research and Development (R and D) with six phases namely: Phase 1: Determining the Body Dimensions and growth features preferred, Phase 2: Designing Garments and Growth Features Preferred, Phase 3: Developing Patterns with Growth Features Preferred, Phase 4: Constructing the Prototype Garments, Phase 5: Developing Assessment Criteria Chart and Phase 6: Evaluating Prototype Garments. Population for the study was 40, 470 comprising of 40,004 preschool children, 200 mothers/caregivers, 16 lecturers and 250 tailors/seamstresses. The sample for the study was 600 respondents comprising of 380 preschool children randomly sampled, 200 mothers/ caregivers, sampled accidentally. 10 lecturers, 10 tailors/seamstresses and 10 mothers/caregivers were conveniently sampled.