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ERIC Number: EJ797646
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Apr
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 8
ISSN: ISSN-1443-1394
The Perceived Objectives of Roadside Mechanic Apprenticeship Programs in Mid-Western Nigeria
Uwameiye, Raymond; Omofonmwan, Godwin O.
Australian Journal of Adult Learning, v44 n1 p84-94 Apr 2004
The purpose of this study was to investigate the objectives of roadside mechanic apprenticeship programs in mid-western Nigeria. Seven statements of objectives were derived for the study, and respondents were required to score each of the seven statements between "1" and "7" in their order of importance and representative of the objectives. The instrument was administered to 150 master craft trainers and 750 apprentices. Four out of the seven statements were rated the most important and most representative of the objectives of the roadside mechanic apprenticeship program in mid-western Nigeria--(a) to acquire technical skills, (b) to provide pre-employment opportunity for youths, (c) to instil discipline among youths and (d) to provide opportunity for interpersonal relationships. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Nigeria