Blessing Onyeka Onyiorah


The study examined the innovative strategies for enhancing the teaching and learning of Business Education in Colleges of Education in Anambra State. The study used the descriptive survey research design.Two research questions and two null hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The population of the study comprised of  fifty four (54)Business Education Lecturers in Colleges of Education in Anambra State. Data was collected through eighteen (18) item structured questions from the two research questions with a four point rating scale of Very High Extent, High Extent, Low Extent, Very Low Extent. The questionnaire was  validated by two experts in the department of Business Education and one expert from department of measurement and evaluation from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.  Reliability coefficient 0.72 was established using Cronbach alpha. The analysis of data was done using mean and standard deviation for the research questions and t- test was used to test the hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance.The study concluded that innovative strategies for teaching and learning  leads to more efficiency and improved outcomes. Therefore, innovative strategies relating to computer assisted instruction  strategy and cooperative teaching strategy enhances the teaching and learning of business education to a high extent. The findings also show that gender did not significant influence  mean ratings of  business education lecturers on the extent computer assisted instruction and cooperative teaching enhances the teaching and learning of business education . The study recommended among others that the lecturers should be given the lucrative opportunity to be armed with more effective innovative teaching strategies through regular conferences, workshops, seminars. There should be an administrative policy enacted by the administrators of business education programme  aimed at encouraging the use of innovative  teaching strategies amongst lecturers of business education.


Innovative, strategies, teaching, learning, Business Education

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