EDUCATION ECONOMICS STUDENTS’ AWARENESS OF INNOVATIVE STRATEGIES OF RESEARCH WRITING IN IMO STATE TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS, NIGERIA

Authors

  • Eucharia Chinenye Okonkwo Department of Educational Management and Policy, Faculty of Education, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.
  • Vivian Adaora Anyeji Department of Educational Management and Policy, Faculty of Educational, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka.

Keywords:

Awareness, Economics, Innovative strategies and Research writing

Abstract

This study investigated education Economics students’ awareness of innovative strategies of research writing in Imo State tertiary institutions. This study adopted the survey research design. A sample of 250 (65 IMSU Education Economics Students and 185 AIFCE Education Economics Students) were drawn from a population of 501 Education Economics Students of 2021/2022 academic session. This sample was drawn from the population through simple random sampling technique which represented 50% of the study population. A 10 item rating scale titled “Education Economics Students’ Awareness of Innovative Strategies in Research Writing Scale” (EESAISRWS) was developed and used for data collection and was rated as Very High Level (VHL), High Level (HL), Low Level (LL) and Very Low Level (VLL). The scale was validated by three senior experts from Education Measurement and Evaluation, Faculty of Education, Imo State University, Owerri with a reliability co-efficient index of 0.81 obtained using Cronbach alpha statistics. Data collected from the respondents were analyzed using mean score and standard deviation to answer the research questions while z-test statistics was used to test the hypothesis at 0.05 level of significance. The findings therefore revealed that the awareness of education Economics students of innovative strategies in research writing in Imo State tertiary institutions is low. It was also revealed that the prognoses of e-research strategies for effective research writing in Imo State tertiary institutions include that it will increase the generation of data, analysis, storage and production. Based on the findings, it was recommended among others that lecturers should take the teaching of research and data analysis serious as well as inculcates the innovative means of research writing during teaching and learning process.

 

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Published

2024-04-19

How to Cite

Okonkwo, E. C., & Anyeji , V. A. (2024). EDUCATION ECONOMICS STUDENTS’ AWARENESS OF INNOVATIVE STRATEGIES OF RESEARCH WRITING IN IMO STATE TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS, NIGERIA. African Journal of Educational Management, Teaching and Entrepreneurship Studies, 11(2), 104-111. Retrieved from https://ajemates.org/index.php/ajemates/article/view/425