Joy Amesi, Uloma Obi


The study investigate the curriculum content review and creativity knowledge of Business Education students in Rivers State Universities. Two specific objectives, research questions and two hypotheses guided the study. The population of the study was 30 lecturers of Business Education Department in Rivers State Universities. Census method was used to engage all the 30 lecturers in the study. The instrument for data collection was a questionnaire titled: Curriculum Content Review (CCR) and Creativity Knowledge of Business Education Students (CKBES). The instrument was validated by two experts in Business Education and one in Measurement and Evaluation and the reliability index of 0.87 and 0.78 was obtained using Cronbach Alpha method. The data collected for the study were analyzed using the Pearson’s Product Moment Correlation (r) and the null hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance using t-transformation method. The t-transformation was used to compute the significance of the Pearson’s Product Moment Correlation (r). The findings revealed that practice based curriculum content has significant relationship with creativity knowledge of Business Education students and the relationship is high and positive, and there is significant high and positive relationship between students and lecturers of Business Education Department in Rivers State University on deep thinking curriculum content and creativity knowledge of Business Education students in Rivers State University. Based on the findings, conclusion was made and it was recommended amongst others that there is urgent need to review the Business Education curriculum to accommodate more generic skills and the 21st century skills which are crucial to employment within Nigeria and the global community and government and non-governmental agencies should provide adequate facilities and equipment for the Business Education department for achieving the 21st century skills.


Keywords:  Curriculum Content, Creativity, Knowledge, Business Education Students


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