E-Teaching Competencies for Capacity-Building of Lecturers for Effective Delivery of Vocational Oriented Courses in the Universities
Issue: 2018 - Volume 14 [Issue 5]
Surajudeen Rotimi Adelaja
Department of Electrical and Electronics Technology, Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Otto-Ijanikin, Lagos State, Nigeria
Ismail Olaniyi Muraina *
Computer Science Unit, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Achievers University, Owo, Ondo State, Nigeria
*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
This paper determined the e-teaching competencies for capacity building needs of lecturers for effective delivery of vocational oriented programmes in the universities. Three research questions guided the study. The study made use of survey research design. It was carried out in south-west states of Nigeria. The population for the study was 105 lecturers of technical education and computer education. A self developed 44 competency item, questionnaire was used for data collection and it was validated by three experts. Cronbach Alpha reliability method was used to determine the internal consistency of the instrument while the reliability coefficient of 0.82 was obtained. One hundred and five copies of questionnaire were administered to the respondents by the researchers while 101 copies of the questionnaire were returned and analyzed using Mean and Improvement Need Index (INI) to answer the research questions. It was found out that those lecturers of technical education and computer education needed capacity building in the operating computer, up loading of text on the internet and videoconferencing for e-teaching in universities. It is therefore recommended that the findings of this study be packaged and used for retraining lecturers of vocational oriented programmes through seminars, workshops or shot duration courses on e- teaching for effective delivery of technical and computer science education courses in the universities.
Keywords: Capacity-building, technical education lecturers, e-teaching, instructional delivery, teacher training