Project and E-Learning Teaching Methods and Students Skills Acquisition in Electrical Installation Works in Technical Colleges in Akwa Ibom State
AbstractThe purpose of this study was to determine the effects of e-Learning and project methods on acquisition of students’ skills in Electrical Installation works in Technical colleges in Akwa Ibom State. The design of the study was a non randomized pretest, posttest control design. The population of 90 electrical electronics students from the two Technical colleges in Akwa Ibom State was used for the study. A researcher made instrument titled Skill Acquisition Test (SAT) was used for the study. The reliability index of the instrument was 0.79. It consisted of 35 items. The statistical tools used for the analysis were mean and Analysis of covariance. The findings of the study included that there was a significant difference between the effects of e-Learning and project methods of teaching on students’ acquisition of skills in electrical installation works. The project method group performed better than the e-Learning group. The study recommended the use of the project method in teaching electrical installation but in line with modern demand advice that workshops should be organized by stakeholders in Education to acquaint teachers with skills in Information Communication Technology (ICT) for them to impact more positively on the students.
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