Enrichment of Environmental Education Programme through Evaluation in Nigerian Universities

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O. K. Okwara
G. E. Ekele


The study investigates enrichment of environmental education programme through evaluation in Nigerian Universities. Four research questions and two hypotheses were formulated for the study. A sample of 860 respondents comprising 60 Environmental Education lecturers/ 15 administrators and 785 Environmental Education students from five (5) Universities in three (3) geo-political zones vtz: South-East, South-west, South-South were obtained from a population of one thousand two hundred (1200) for the study using purposive sampling technique. The instrument for data collection was the questionnaire titled Enrichment of Environmental Education Questionnaire (EEQ) with forty two (42) research items. The instrument was subjected to reliability test. The Cronbach-Alpha (IX) coefficient was used and a reliability coefficient of the instrument was determined as 0.93. The data were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics (percentage (%)/ mean a: STD and t-test). Findings from the study revealed that 15(79%) of teaching methods were highly utilized and 11(79%) of evaluation methods were used. It was recommended among others that lecturers should be trained in the use of evaluation methods and facilities provided.

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