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Original article | International Journal of Educational Researchers 2018, Vol. 9(3) 9-16

Investigating The Effects of Motivational Interviewing Therapy and Gender on Teaching Competence of Secondary School Teachers in Gombe State, Nigeria

Sofeme Reuben Jebson & Kamilu Olanrewaju Muraina

pp. 9 - 16   |  Manu. Number: MANU-1807-18-0003

Published online: September 30, 2018  |   Number of Views: 40  |  Number of Download: 432


Abstract

Teachers determine what ultimately happens to educational policies, to curriculum guidelines, the use to which teaching-learning materials are put and in fact the fate of a nation’s huge investments in education. This study therefore investigated the effects of motivational interviewing therapy and gender on teaching competence of secondary school teachers in Gombe State, Nigeria. Pretest-posttest, control group quasi-experimental design with a 2x2 factorial matrix was used in the study. Multi-stage sampling technique was used in sampling participants from 4 local government areas in the state. The respondents were measured with validated scale of 0.91 reliability coefficient and the data obtained was analyzed using t-test statistical analysis. Two (2) research hypotheses were formulated and tested at 0.05 level of significance. The results showed that there was significant difference in the teaching competence of secondary school teachers exposed to motivational interviewing therapy and those in the control group (t= 42.38; p<0.05) and there was no significant difference in the teaching competence of secondary school male and female teachers (t= .095; p>0.05). In view of these findings, the study recommended that educational stakeholders should intensify their effort to organize conferences on the implications of motivational interviewing therapy for effective interventions towards enhancing teaching competence of secondary school teachers.

Keywords: Motivational interviewing therapy, Gender, Teaching competence and secondary school teachers


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Jebson, S.R. & Muraina, K.O. (2018). Investigating The Effects of Motivational Interviewing Therapy and Gender on Teaching Competence of Secondary School Teachers in Gombe State, Nigeria. International Journal of Educational Researchers , 9(3), 9-16.

Harvard
Jebson, S. and Muraina, K. (2018). Investigating The Effects of Motivational Interviewing Therapy and Gender on Teaching Competence of Secondary School Teachers in Gombe State, Nigeria. International Journal of Educational Researchers , 9(3), pp. 9-16.

Chicago 16th edition
Jebson, Sofeme Reuben and Kamilu Olanrewaju Muraina (2018). "Investigating The Effects of Motivational Interviewing Therapy and Gender on Teaching Competence of Secondary School Teachers in Gombe State, Nigeria". International Journal of Educational Researchers 9 (3):9-16.

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