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American Journal of Educational Research. 2014, 2(1), 23-28
DOI: 10.12691/education-2-1-5
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Planning Techniques Needed to Improve the Teaching and Learning of Basic Technology in the Junior Secondary Schools in Nigeria

Nicholas Ogbonna Onele1,

1Department of Vocational Teacher Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria

Pub. Date: January 14, 2014

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Nicholas Ogbonna Onele. Planning Techniques Needed to Improve the Teaching and Learning of Basic Technology in the Junior Secondary Schools in Nigeria. American Journal of Educational Research. 2014; 2(1):23-28. doi: 10.12691/education-2-1-5

Abstract

This study on the workshop planning techniques needed to improve the teaching and learning of basic technology in Nigeria adopted a survey research design. A sample of 861 respondents was selected for the study. A structured questionnaire consisting of 25 items was developed and used for data collection. The Pearson- Product Moment Correlation Coefficient was used to determine the internal consistency of the instrument. The data collected were analyzed using Mean statistic in order to answer the research question posed for this study, while Analysis of Variance was used to test the null hypothesis at a 0.05 degree of significance. Based on the data analyzed, it was found from the study that twenty four workshop planning techniques are needed. There was no significant difference in the mean responses of the school administrators, basic technology teachers and the basic technology workshop staff on the planning techniques needed for the teaching and learning of basic technology in Nigeria.

Keywords:
planning technique basic technology teaching and learning

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