A STATISTICAL ANALYSIS ON THE EFFECTS OF INDUSTRIAL TRAINING (I.T)
This research was carried out to study the effects of Industrial Training on HND I students, Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri. The study used a primary data collected by means of mail questionnaire of 15 questions. A sample size of 206 students out of a population of 425 students determined by Yamani’s approach was used for this study which was selected by means of stratified random sampling. It was noticed from the data analysis that students strongly support Industrial Training and that the performance of HND I students depend on the Industrial Training, showing that the positive effects of the one-year Industrial Training on HND I students are greater than those of the negative effects. Conclusively, the research recommended some crucial matters that demand the attention of the government, the institution and the students.
1.1 OVERVIEW OF THE STUDY.
It is an indisputable fact that education is a no do without in the development of a nation’s economy. But a perfect and complete education is achieved when ones head, heart and hands are trained. Meanwhile among all these, the most important is the training of the hands because with that of the head and heart but without the one of hands, one cannot display. Secondly, it is what the nation needs to develop its economy to a state of self-reliance, independence on foreign expertise and be industrialized which is the heart cry of every nation. But what go on in the tertiary institutions are the training of ht head and heart. Thus the introductions of industrial training (I.T) which will help actualize the training of the hands and make the students competent enough in facing the tasks ahead. Moreover, industrial training (I.T) participation has become a necessary pre-condition for the award of diploma in the polytechnic set up.
1.2 STATEMENT OF PROBLEMS
Not until dissatisfaction and doubt is raised and solution needed, a problem is not said to be recognized.
There has been this wrong motives and lack of interest recognized among students who are due for one-year industrial training, consequently upon the like and dislike they have for it. This is due to the positive and negative effects they have found this I.T to have on them.