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Title: Learners Support Services and Academic Goals Achievement of Nigeria Distance Education
Authors: Ogundele, Michael Olarewaju
James, Florence Oshopeme
Issue Date: Sep-2014
Publisher: African Journal of Educational Research and Development
Series/Report no.: Vol. 7;No.1; Pp 96-104
Abstract: The study investigated the relationship between learners" support services and academic goals achievement of Nigeria Distance Education. Descriptive survey of correlation type was adopted for the study. Stratified random sampling techniques was used to select l5000 respondents from the directors. state coordinators, course facilitators. center managers. centers desk officers and education officers. All the respondents were selected from the Open University. institute of education and National Teachers' Institute Centres. Test re-test reliability method was used to determine the reliability index of .66 and .61 for Learners Support Services Questionnaire (LSSQ) and Academic Goals Achievement Questionnaire (AGAQ) respectively. Pearson product moment correlation statistics was used to test all the five operational hypothesis generated for the study. at .05 significance level. The availability and utilization of learners" support services are too low to enhance academic goals achievement variables like discipline. research publications. students academic performance. It was however recommended that provision of instructional facilities to aid learners‘ support services should be joint responsibility of well meaning Nigerians. National. international bodies and the students. If provided they will aid effective goals achievement of Nigerian distance education.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1019
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