International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Library Science | Nigeria | Volume 8 Issue 1, January 2019


Appropriate Teaching Methods for Teaching Indigenous Knowledge in Universities in Nigeria

Okpokwasili, Nonyelum P., Oladipupo, Roseline O.


Abstract: The study adopted a survey research design to determine Appropriate Teaching Methods for Teaching Indigenous Knowledge in Universities in Nigeria. The study covered five selected universities and ten Departments with a population of 3, 000 ranging from Years 1 and 2. A random sampling technique was adopted. Krejcie and Morgan method was used to determine the sample size of 341. The instrument used was tagged: Appropriate Teaching Methods for Teaching Indigenous Knowledge in Universities in Nigeria (ATMTIK), with a four point scale. Mean was used to analyse the research question, and Standard Deviation used to find out the extent in which scores in the distribution clustered around the means. T-test was adopted to test the only hypothesis. It was discovered that there are more appropriate teaching methods of teaching indigenous knowledge. Among other things the study recommends the need for the use of multi-media technologies for teaching and learning as well as training and retraining of indigenous lecturers in universities in Nigeria


Keywords: Appropriate Teaching Methods, Teaching, Indigenous Knowledge, Universities, Nigeria


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 1, January 2019,


Pages: 2185 - 2190


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Okpokwasili, Nonyelum P., Oladipupo, Roseline O., "Appropriate Teaching Methods for Teaching Indigenous Knowledge in Universities in Nigeria", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20194788, Volume 8 Issue 1, January 2019, 2185 - 2190

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