Pyrex Journal of Educational Research and Reviews(PJERR)

September 2016 Vol. 2(5), pp. 43-47

ISSN: 2985- 8879

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An Assessment of methods and Resources available for the Teaching and Learning of Adult Education in Tertiary Institution (A study of Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education Otto-Ijanikin, Lagos)

Saula Ayinla Shamsideen

School of Education, Department of Foundation and Administration, Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education Otto-Ijanikin, Lagos State, Nigeria.

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Accepted 20th June, 2016


Methodology is an integral part of teaching. It is a veritable tool to convey theories or principles in addition to materials to the learner for the purpose of achieving the instructional goals or objectives. It encompasses the study and practice of various teaching methods instructional techniques adopted during teaching-learning process. Some elements in adult teaching process as methods, techniques and devices. Methods relates to the way in which learners are organized in order to carryout educational activity. It establishes the relationship between the learner and the institution through which educational tasks are solved. This implies that teaching method forms a path to a pre-determined goal or objective. The study is a descriptive research design which aimed at assessing the methods and resources available for the teaching and learning of Adult Education in Tertiary Institutions in Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Otto-Ijanikin of Lagos State. Data were collected using a structured questionnaire administered on 100 respondents consisting of adult facilitators and learners. Data were analyzed using frequency table, percentage and Chi-square. From the results of the investigation, it is concluded that there is need to improve the quality of adult education programme in Nigeria, and also develop the quality and quantity of the following: adult instructors, infrastructure, and instructional aides.

Keywords: Teaching, Adult Education, Methods and Resources.

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