This study examined the impact of pedagogical skills in teaching of Agricultural Education in Ipere College of Education Agyaragu in Nasarawa State. Two (2) research questions and two (2) hypotheses were formulated and tested for the study. Descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. The Population of the study was 120 students and 9 lecturers representing 20% of the total Population were sampled from NCE one- three department of agricultural education using simple random sampling. The structured questionnaire developed by the researcher was used to collect data for the study. The instrument used for the study was a modified four point-Likert type questionnaire of Strongly Agreed (SA), Agree (A), Disagree (D) and Strongly Disagree (SD). Descriptive statistics of mean and standard deviations were used to answer the two research questions, while chi-square (X2) test of goodness of fit was used to test the two hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The findings revealed that pedagogical skills used in teaching agricultural education has impact on students in Ipere College of Education Agyaragu.
Dr. Usman Stephen holds a Doctor of Philosophy Degree, Ph.D in Educational Administration and Planning of Nasarawa State University Keffi, Nigeria in 2017. The author served for over ten (10) years as a teacher and dean of students and acting Registrar Ipere College of Education, Agyaragu.
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LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
education, Pedagogical Teaching Skills, Agricultural Method
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