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ERIC Number: EJ1053815
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2332-3205
Skills Acquisition in Plantain Flour Processing Enterprises: A Validation of Training Modules for Senior Secondary Schools
Udofia, Nsikak-Abasi; Nlebem, Bernard S.
Universal Journal of Educational Research, v1 n3 p255-261 2013
This study was to validate training modules that can help provide requisite skills for Senior Secondary school students in plantain flour processing enterprises for self-employment and to enable them pass their examination. The study covered Rivers State. Purposive sampling technique was used to select a sample size of 205. Two sets of structured Questionnaires, divided into ten sections (A-J) were used for data collection. Data were analysed using mean for research questions and the hypotheses were tested using Analysis of variance (ANOVA) at 0.05 level of significance. The questionnaire was face-validated by five experts, and the reliability was tested using Cronbach's alpha reliability estimate to determine the internal consistency of the questionnaire this yielded a reliability coefficient r of 0.977. The findings revealed that the modules packaged for skills acquisition in plantain flour enterprise were all needed. The ANOVA results reveals no significant difference in the mean rating of the respondents (teachers of home economics, extensions agents and IITA staff) regarding the training modules packaged for student for skills acquisition in plantain flour processing was significant. The researchers recommended that the package should be used in the training of senior secondary student, inter alia.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Nigeria
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