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Title: 1 CHALLENGES OF TECHNOLOGY ADVANCEMENT IN WELDING AND FABRICATION IN TECHNICAL COLLEGES IN NIGER STATE
Authors: JOHN, JEROME
Issue Date: 3-Jun-2013
Abstract: This study was designed to identify the challenges of technology advancement in welding and fabrication in technical colleges in Niger state. The purpose of the study was to find out the challenges of teaching and learning modern techniques of welding and fabrication in technical colleges. A review of literature was carried out on technological advancement in welding and fabrication. Four research questions were formulated to guide the study, and the research was restricted to cover the area of welding and fabrication, therefore questionnaire items for the instrument were drawn based on the activities in welding and fabrication, forty eight (48) people responded (which comprises of both teachers and students) in the seven (7) in technical colleges in Niger state; the data obtained was analyzed using table, frequency percentages and charts. The result of the findings revealed that there qualified teaching and technical personnel in welding and fabrication. It was also revealed that there are on modern equipment for teaching and learning welding and fabrication. Further mine, from the response from the respondents it was discovered that that the major problems facing technical colleges in Niger state are; inadequate funding, lack of training and retraining of staff, and bad management policy. It was recommended that metal work teachers should be given orientation via seminars, training, scientific exhibitions and workshops. It was also recommended that Niger state Science and Technical Board should intensify efforts to adopt a quarterly performance review and assessment supervision policy. Furthermore, it was recommended that government should provide technical colleges with enough funds to ensure conducive, serene and qualitative learning environments.
Description: A RESEARCH PROJECT SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY MINNA IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE AWARD OF BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (B. TECH) IN INDUSTRIAL AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION OCTOBER, 2012
URI: http://http://dspace.futminna.edu.ng/jspui/handle/1/335
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