Correlate of Resource Utilization and Students’ Learning Outcome in Colleges of Education in South West Nigeria

W. O. Ibukun, C. A. Akinfolarin, O. S. Alimi

Abstract


This study investigated resource utilisation in vocational and technical education as a correlate of student learning outcome in selected colleges of education in south west Nigeria. The study examined the relationship between time, space and physical resource utilisation and perceived student learning outcome. The study used the descriptive research design of the survey type. The sample for the study was 687 students. Stratified and simple random sampling techniques were used to select the sample. Student questionnaire on correlate of resource utilisation and perceive student learning outcome was the instrument used to collect data for the study. The data collected were analysed using Pearson Product Moment Correlation and Multiple Regressions. All the hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. The study reveals that most of the physical resources were well utilised. Time for various activities in vocational and technical education were well utilised except in extra curricular activities and students forum. The perceived students learning outcome was high. There was a significant relationship between resource utilisation and perceived students learning outcome. Time, space and physical resource utilisation were significantly related to perceived students learning outcome. Recommendations were made based on the findings.


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