Abdulrazak Mohammed, I. Adamu (PhD), Prof. P. S. Yaduma, B. Yushau (PhD)


This study assessed the pedagogical competencies need for shorthand instructional delivery of lecturers in tertiary institutions in Northern, Nigeria. One specific objective and research questions guided the study. Similarly, null hypothesis was formulated and tested at significance level of 0.05. The design for the study was descriptive survey and the population was 125shorthand lecturers from 60 tertiary institutions in Northern Nigeria. The researcher adopted Total Population Sample, were the entire 125 shorthand lecturers were used for the study. The data collected from pilot study was used to run Cronbach Alpha reliability test and reliability co-efficient of 0.70 was obtained. The Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) was used to test the null hypotheses at significance level of 0.05%. The finding of the study revealed that shorthand lecturers need pedagogical competencies for effective shorthand instructional delivery in tertiary institutions in Northern, Nigeria. Based on the finding, the study recommended that government and professional organizations should organize workshops and seminars that will improve the pedagogical competencies need of shorthand lecturers in Northern Nigeria.


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