Motivational Techniques Employed by Teachers’ in Secondary School Teaching and Learning of Account

Authors : Dr. Egboka, Patience Ndidi

Volume/Issue : Volume 5 - 2020, Issue 6 - June

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DOI : 10.38124/IJISRT20JUN160

The purpose of the study was to ascertain the motivational techniques employed by teachers in secondary schools for teaching and learning of account in Awka education zone of Anambra State. It was a descriptive research guided by two research questions and two null hypotheses. The public and private secondary schools in the area were studied. All the 99 teachers of account in the area formed the population. There was no sampling. A researcher-developed questionnaire was the instrument for data collection. Four experts, all in Nnamdi Azikiwe University validated the instrument. The reliability of the study was established through pilot test in Onitsha education zone of Anambra State. The reliability coefficient of section 1 is 0.87 and that of section2 is 0.84 respectively. The direct approach was employed in the data collection. Out of the 99 copies of the instrument distributed, 96 copies were retrieved and correctly filled. They were subjected to data analysis. Mean and standard deviation were used to answer the research questions while the null hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance using t-test. Findings of the study indicated that teachers in secondary school employed both positive negative reinforcement techniques for teaching and learning of account. Based on this, it was recommended that teachers should also motivate their students through appreciation when they perform well (for instance, a teacher can say, ‘high five’ to a wellbehaved student)

Keywords : Motivational techniques, teachers’, secondary school, teaching and learning of Account.


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