International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development

International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development
Vol. 9, Issue 2 (2022)

Enhancing quality assurance strategies for business education programmes in universities in Rivers State, Nigeria


Ihechi Florence Jack, Dinah Sunday Osaat

This study examined Enhancing Quality Assurance Strategies in Business Education Programmes in Universities in Rivers State. Two research questions and two corresponding null hypotheses in line with two objectives were posed to guide the study. The descriptive survey design was adopted for this study. The population comprised 3919 lecturers in three public Universities in Rivers State. A proportionate stratified random sampling technique was used to draw a sample size of 259 academic staff. The instrument used for data collection was 10-item questionnaire. Test-retest method was used to determine the reliability of the instrument which yielded a coefficient index of 0.87 using Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient. The validity of the instrument was ensured by two experts. Mean, standard deviation and rank order were used in answering the research questions while z-test statistics was used in testing the hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The findings revealed among others that developing business education teacher professionally as well as improving quality of instruction is supervision and evaluation service strategies that can enhance quality assurance in business education programme. Based on the findings, it was recommended among others that there should be regular and periodic monitoring and evaluation of academic programmes in Rivers State universities for improvement in the quality of products.
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Ihechi Florence Jack, Dinah Sunday Osaat. Enhancing quality assurance strategies for business education programmes in universities in Rivers State, Nigeria. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 9, Issue 2, 2022, Pages 150-156
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