Attitude of Female Students to Research-Teaching Linkage: A Case Study of Students of Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu

Y.O. Bankole, O.A. Taninola, S.A. Abanigbe, D.O. Samuel

Abstract


The connection between teaching and research is an important element of learning in higher institution. Thus, this study measured attitude of female students of Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu-Lagos to the connection between teaching and research. It also identified the module (s) of research-teaching linkage in terms of curriculum design most preferred by students. Frequency table, mean score, standard deviation and bar chart were used to analyze data obtained through questionnaire and personal interview of respondents. Result revealed that students had strong positive attitude towards teaching and research connection with slight deviance in teaching with skill of research-teaching models by the teachers. The study therefore recommends that students should be motivated more to attend and participate in conferences, workshops and seminars related to their field of study and application of research findings be incorporated into the curriculum.

DOI: 10.5901/jesr.2013.v3n8p25


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