Impact of National Board for Technical Education Accreditation Exercise on Office Technology and Management Programme of Polytechnics in Nigeria
International Journal of Vocational Education and Training Research
Volume 3, Issue 2, April 2017, Pages: 15-20
Received: Oct. 29, 2016;
Accepted: Mar. 1, 2017;
Published: Jun. 16, 2017
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Solomon I. Agholor, Department of Office Technology & Management, Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, Nigeria
The study was designed to find out the impact of NBTE accreditation exercise on office technology and management programme of polytechnics in South-South Nigeria. Three research questions were raised to guide the study while one null hypothesis was tested at 0.05 level of significance. The study adopted descriptive survey design. The entire population of 95 office technology and management lecturers in polytechnics in South-South Nigeria where OTM programme is offered were used for the study. Data were collected for the study through the administration of validated questionnaire on the respondents. Test-retest method was used to determine the reliability of the instrument. The mean statistics was used to answer the research questions while t-test statistic was used to test the hypothesis. The result of this study revealed that NBTE accreditation exercise has positive impact on quality of personnel, adequacy of physical facilities and equipment and relevant academic contents in office technology and management programme of polytechnics in South-South Nigeria. It was therefore recommended among others that NBTE should continue to encourage qualified and experienced academic staff and adequacy of physical facilities and equipment in office technology and management programme and that an effective mechanism for verifying claims made by office technology and management programme during accreditation should be put in place.
Solomon I. Agholor,
Impact of National Board for Technical Education Accreditation Exercise on Office Technology and Management Programme of Polytechnics in Nigeria, International Journal of Vocational Education and Training Research.
Vol. 3, No. 2,
2017, pp. 15-20.
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