Factors Influencing Effective Teaching and Learning at Agogo Presbyterian College of Education

DATE PUBLISHED
February 3, 2020
SECTION
Articles

Abstract

This study was concerned with the factors that influence effective teaching and learning at Agogo Presbyterian College of Education. Because the study was limited to one college, all the students and the tutors formed the population which stood at 534 students and 35 tutors. Through the simple random sampling, 30 tutors and 130 students were selected to constitute the sample for the study. Descriptive survey research design was used and questionnaire was the instrument used for data collection. The self-administered questionnaires were pre-tested at Saint Louis Training College in Kumasi with a sample of 60 respondents. The pre-testing helped a lot to confirm the reliability and validity of the instruments. Data collected during the pre-testing and the main data administration stages were analyzed manually and electronically using the SPSS software. Descriptive Statistics like frequency tables and simple percentages were used in data presentation and that preceded the discussion of data collected. The findings that emerged from the study indicated that most of the factors that could influence teaching and learning positively are in place and that teaching and learning in the College is going on normally. In spite of this, there were few dark spots that had to do with the library not fully stocked, and some teaching and learning materials not available in the College. It was accordingly recommended that something should be done about those dark spots to ensure continuous improvement in the academic standards of the College.

Keywords

Colleges of Education, PTA- Parent Teacher Association, Fcube.TLM

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Author Details

Frederick Mensah Bonsu

David Doe Ayornoo

Delta Hammond