Philip Festus Ukata, Edith Luke Nmehielle (PhD)


This study investigated cooperative instructional delivery among Business Education lecturers and delivering of digital skills for decent employments in tertiary institutions in Rivers State. Descriptive survey research design was adopted. The population and sample size were 96 lecturers. Self-developed questionnaire was used with five point rating scale.Face and contents validity were established using the opinions of three experts with trial-test on 12 lecturers.  Data collected were analyzed using Cronbach Alpha with a coefficient value of .87.On the spot completion and time gap of one week were used.  Out of 69 copies of questionnaire distributed, 63 were correctly filled, retrieved, and used for data analysis. Arithmetic mean and standard deviation were used to answer the research question and determined the spread in respondents’ views, while One-way Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) was used to test the null hypothesis. Findings of the study revealed that the level of lecturers` cooperative instructional delivery of ICTs as digital skills was at a very low level, and that the level of cooperative instructional delivery of ICTs as digital skills for learners to acquire decent employments was based on lecturers` educational attainment. Among other things, it was recommended that Business Education lecturers should engaged in cooperative instructional delivery and higher education programmes to enable them attain a very high level in delivering ICTs as digital skills for learners to acquire decent employments upon graduation.


Keywords: cooperative instructional delivery, Business Education lecturers, delivery of digital skills, tertiary institutions, Rivers State

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