GASPRO International Journal of Eminent Scholars
CAPACITY BUILDING NEEDS OF BUSINESS STUDIES TEACHERS FOR TEACHING BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS IN TECHNICAL COLLEGES IN SOUTH-EAST, NIGERIA
The study determined the capacity building needs of business studies teachers in teaching basic computer skills in technical colleges in South-East Nigeria. To achieve these objectives, four research questions were developed and answered while seven research hypotheses were formulated and tested at 0.05 level of significance. Survey research design was used to carry out this study. The population for the study consisted of 159 which was made up of 117 business studies teachers and 42 computer education lecturers. The sample of the study consisted 107 respondents, made up of 92 business studies teachers using purposive sampling to select the teachers from schools that have up to 3 and above teachers in technical colleges in South-East, Nigeria. For the computer education lecturers, 5 each were randomly selected from the three federal colleges of education in the study area giving a total of 15 lecturers. The instrument for the data collection was structured questionnaire items which was face validated by three experts, all in Faculty of Education in University of Uyo. The internal consistency of the instrument Cronbach alpha test was used and a reliability coefficient of 0.99 was obtained. Data for the study was collected with the help of four research assistants. Data collected was analysed using mean and t-test analysis. The research questions were answered using mean and t-test was used to test the null hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. Results and discussions of findings of data were made by the use of tables. There was a significant difference in the mean response of computer education lecturers and business studies teachers on these skills needed by business studies teachers for capacity building. It was concluded that business studies teachers needed capacity building on database, internet and ICT skills. It was recommended among others that institutions of higher learning where business studies teachers are being trained should equip business education department with computers so as to give them necessary training that would enable the teachers have full knowledge and skills they would transfer to their students.
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