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Title: Biology Teachers' Status of Motivation in Secondary Schools in Bosso Local Government Area of Niger State, Nigeria.
Authors: Idris, U. S. B.
Yusuf, O. S.
Babagana, M.
Abdulrahman, M. A.
Zippoorah, P. G.
Keywords: Motivation,
Teaching and learning,
Issue Date: Aug-2016
Publisher: Benue State University Journal of Education (BSUJE)
Citation: Idris, U. S. B., Yusuf, O. S., Babagana, M., Abdulrahman, M. A. & Zippora, P. G. (2016). Biology Teachers' Status of Motivation in Secondary Schools in Bosso Local Government Area of Niger State, Nigeria. Benue State University Journal of Education (BSUJE), Makurdi, Nigeria. 16 (1) 51—58.
Series/Report no.: Volume (Number);16 (1)
Abstract: The Significance of motivation to productivity among workers in institutions of learning can never be over emphasized. In response to the outcry of poor performance of students in final examinations over the years, researchers have been working rigorously to arrest the epidemic. The aim of this study was to investigate the status of motivation of science teachers particularly Biology teachers in secondary schools in Bosso Local Government Area of Niger State. A descriptive survey design was used. A simple random sampling technique was used to select 10 schools out of 24 schools. A total of 20 Biology teachers participated in the study. The instrument for data collection was Teachers Motivation Questionnaire (TMQ) developed by the researchers. Four research questions were Formulated to guide the study. Data were analyzed by the use of frequency and percentage. Findings reveuled thut average of 71% of the teachers were not motivated with remuneration/benefits while 68% were not motivated with accommodation, 64% were not motivated with employer relationship and 90% were not motivated with teaching environment. Among others, it was recommended that remuneration benefits should be improved and that teaching environment should be made more conducive fur teachers to enhance effective teaching and learning activities.
ISSN: 1117-6350
Appears in Collections:Science Education

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