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Tools and Equipments as a Means of Enhancing Practical Skill Acquisition in Automobile Workshop in Nigerian Secondary Schools and Technical Colleges


Chamberlain Joseph Ohwojero [1], E. O. Ede [2]

[1] Delta State University Secondary School, Nigeria, [2] University of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu state, Nigeria


Abstract

Automobile technology as a trade in Nigerian secondary schools and technical colleges, requires good modern tools and equipment to enhance practical skills. Graduate from either secondary schools or technical colleges lack good working skills that assist them perform their jobs. The study examined availability of modern tools and equipment in schools Automobile workshops, if tools and equipment in the workshops are functional etc.

Data for the study was collected using questionnaire. The questionnaire contains twenty seven (27) items that the students responded to. Data was analysed using mean and t-test calculation, according to the research questions and hypothesis formulated.

Findings made were:

Many automobile workshop in Nigerian secondary schools and technical colleges lack tools and equipments. Tools and equipment are not functional when operated etc.

Based on the findings, the following recommendations were made to enhance practical skill acquisition in automobile workshops. Government should assist schools by building ultra modern workshop in secondary schools and technical colleges. Ministry of education, examining bodies should inspect the functionality of tools and equipments in workshops etc.

Keywords: skill acquisition, automobile workshop, secondary schools, technical colleges.



Citation: Ohwojero, C. J., & Ede, E. O. (2013). Tools and Equipments as a Means of Enhancing Practical Skill Acquisition in Automobile Workshop in Nigerian Secondary Schools and Technical Colleges. Open Science Repository Education, Online(open-access), e70081988. doi:10.7392/openaccess.70081988

Received: July 10, 2013

Published: July 16, 2013

Copyright: © 2013 Ohwojero, C. J., & Ede, E. O. Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

Contact: research@open-science-repository.com



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Ohwojero, C. J., & Ede, E. (2013). Tools and Equipments as a Means of Enhancing Practical Skill Acquisition in Automobile Workshop in Nigerian Secondary Schools and Technical Colleges. Open Science Repository Education, Online(open-access), e70081988. doi:10.7392/openaccess.70081988

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Ohwojero, Chamberlain Joseph, and E. O. Ede. “Tools and Equipments as a Means of Enhancing Practical Skill Acquisition in Automobile Workshop in Nigerian Secondary Schools and Technical Colleges.” Open Science Repository Education Online.open-access (2013): e70081988.

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Ohwojero, Chamberlain Joseph, and E. O. Ede. “Tools and Equipments as a Means of Enhancing Practical Skill Acquisition in Automobile Workshop in Nigerian Secondary Schools and Technical Colleges.” Open Science Repository Education Online, no. open-access (July 16, 2013): e70081988. doi:10.7392/openaccess.70081988.

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Ohwojero, C.J. & Ede, E. O., 2013. Tools and Equipments as a Means of Enhancing Practical Skill Acquisition in Automobile Workshop in Nigerian Secondary Schools and Technical Colleges. Open Science Repository Education, Online(open-access), p.e70081988.

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