ANALYSIS OF FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO OCCUPATIONAL ASPIRATION OF BUSINESS EDUCATION STUDENTS IN CROSS RIVER UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (CRUTECH), CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE

ABSTRACT

The main purpose of this study was to make an Analysis of Factors Contributing to occupational Aspiration of Business Education Students of the Cross River University Technology (CRUTECH), Calabar. To achieve the aim of this study, three main hypotheses were generated to guide the study. Literatures related to the variables under study were reviewed. A survey research design was adopted for the study. A total of two hundred (200) respondents were randomly selected for the study. The questionnaire was the major instrument used for data collection. Pearson product moment correlation and independent t-test analysis were employed to test the hypotheses guiding the study. The results of the analyses indicated that peer group, gender and parental choice of occupation significantly influence occupational aspiration of students. Based on the findings and conclusion of the study, recommendations and suggestion for further studies were made. 




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PAGES 

CERTIFICATION-------i

DEDICATION-------ii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS------iii

ABSTRACT--------iv

TABLE OF CONTENT  ------v


CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

1.1Background to the Study ----1

1.2Theoretical Framework   -----3

1.3Statement of the problem----6

1.4Purpose of the study -----7

1.5Research Questions ----7

1.6Statement of Hypotheses----8

1.7Significance of the Study  ----9

1.8Limitation of the Study -----10

1.9Delimitation of the Study ----10

CHAPTER TWO

REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

2.0Introduction ------11

2.1Educational objectives-----12

2.2Occupational Structure and Grouping --25

2.3Occupational Information ----28

2.4Adjustment of Function of Occupational Information 34

2.5Factor that Contribute to Occupational Choice -39

2.6Summary of Chapter -----46

CHAPTER THREE

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

3.1Introduction ------48

3.2Research Design ------49

3.3Research Area ------50

3.4Population of Study -----51

3.5Sample and Sampling Technique---51

3.6Instrumentation ------52

3.6.1Validation of Instrument -----54

3.6.2Reliability of Instrument -----54

3.7Data Collection Procedure----55

3.8Data Preparation/Scoring  ----56

3.9Procedure for Data Analysis ----57

CHAPTER FOUR

DATA ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF RESULT

4.1Introduction ------59

4.2Hypothesis-by-Hypothesis Presentation of Results-59

4.3Discussion of Findings -----64

4.4Summary of Findings-----67

CHAPTER FIVE

SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS

5.1Summary of the Study -----68

5.2Conclusion -------69

5.3Recommendations------71

5.4Suggestions for further studies   ---72

REFERENCES

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APA

Ogbeche, C. (2019). ANALYSIS OF FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO OCCUPATIONAL ASPIRATION OF BUSINESS EDUCATION STUDENTS IN CROSS RIVER UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (CRUTECH), CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/analysis-of-factors-contributing-to-occupational-aspiration-of-business-education-students-in-cross-river-university-of-technology-crutech-calabar-cross-river-state

MLA 8th

Ogbeche, Charles "ANALYSIS OF FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO OCCUPATIONAL ASPIRATION OF BUSINESS EDUCATION STUDENTS IN CROSS RIVER UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (CRUTECH), CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE" Afribary. Afribary, 10 Aug. 2019, https://afribary.com/works/analysis-of-factors-contributing-to-occupational-aspiration-of-business-education-students-in-cross-river-university-of-technology-crutech-calabar-cross-river-state. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

Ogbeche, Charles . "ANALYSIS OF FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO OCCUPATIONAL ASPIRATION OF BUSINESS EDUCATION STUDENTS IN CROSS RIVER UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (CRUTECH), CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE". Afribary, Afribary, 10 Aug. 2019. Web. 18 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/analysis-of-factors-contributing-to-occupational-aspiration-of-business-education-students-in-cross-river-university-of-technology-crutech-calabar-cross-river-state >.

Chicago

Ogbeche, Charles . "ANALYSIS OF FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO OCCUPATIONAL ASPIRATION OF BUSINESS EDUCATION STUDENTS IN CROSS RIVER UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (CRUTECH), CALABAR, CROSS RIVER STATE" Afribary (2019). Accessed June 18, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/analysis-of-factors-contributing-to-occupational-aspiration-of-business-education-students-in-cross-river-university-of-technology-crutech-calabar-cross-river-state