This study was carried out to discover the possible consequences posed by the office technologies in secretarial education curriculum in Nigeria Polytechnics. This study was conducted using the Institute of Management and Technology (I.M.T) Enugu as a case study.
The instrument used for data collection was the questionnaire and literature review, while a total of four research question were also posed.
The information collected from the respondents were analyzed using simple percentage method and they were used in answering the research question.The data collected and analyzed showed that enormous consequences were imposed on secretarial education curriculum by constant change in office technologies. The consequences entails the re-training and attending of seminars, conferences and workshop by the teachers/lecturers on the uses and operations of the new office equipment/machines, this is with a view to imparting such knowledge on the student secretaries together with the introduction of some new relevant courses to enable them face squarely the consequences of incessant office technological changes now rampant in the business environment.
The finding upheld the need for easy introduction of accepted new courses. It was revealed that the staff of the department should be coped by the Polytechnics regulation body, the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) in the curriculum planning.
Based on these, recommendations were drawn which the researcher feels if followed and adhered strictly to, will always give a good answer to any future consequences imposed on secretarial education curriculum by change in office technologies.
Since no research work is ever completely concluded because of some certain constraints, some suggested areas for further research were also given.
AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE CONSEQUENCES OF OFFICE TECHNOLOGIES IN SECRETARIAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM IN NIGERIAN POLYTECHNICS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1.1. Background of the Study
1.2. Statement of the Problems
1.3. Purpose Of The Study
1.4. Significance Of The Study
1.5. Research Questions
1.6. Scope/Delimitation Of The Study
1.7. Definition Of Terms
2.0 Review of Related Literature
2.2 Technology and office technological Changes
2.3 Technological changes and Its Consequences on Secretarial Education
2.4 Effects of Office Technology on Job Performance of Secretaries
2.5 The development and Definition of Office Technologies
2.6 An ideal curriculum for Business Studies and Technological
2.7 Summary of Literature Review
3.0 Research Design and Methodology
3.1 Research Design
3.2 Research Methodology
3.3 Population f the Study
3.5 Sampling Method
3.6 Instrument Used for Data Collection
3.7 Method of Data Collection
3.8 Method of Data Analysis
4.0 Data Presentation and Analysis
5.0 Summary of Findings, Recommendations, Conclusion and Suggested Areas for Further
5.1 Summary of Findings
5.4 Implication of the Study
5.5 Suggestions for Further Research
Appendix: Sample of Research Questionnaire