Construction and validation of an instrument for evaluating teaching quality in Ogun State Secondary Schools, Nigeria
This study sought to develop and validate an instrument for evaluating teaching quality in senior secondary schools in Ogun state, Nigeria. Instrumentation research design was adopted for this study. The population of the study comprised all Senior Secondary Two (SS2) students in Ogun State. Stratified sampling was used in selecting SS2 students and the teachers from all the 20 educational blocks in Ogun state. A total of 1580 students from the public schools were used for the study. Two research questions and two corresponding hypotheses were formulated to guide this study. The data collected were analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics. The hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. Following the items development and validation process, two instruments were developed which are extracted from various related literature; Student Evaluation of Teaching Quality Questionnaire; for students’ assessment of their own learning effectiveness and Teaching Quality Assessment Questionnaire; for evaluating teachers teaching quality by external evaluators (Quality Assurance Personnel). The hypotheses were tested using exploratory factor analysis for hypothesis 1, test -retest reliability for hypothesis 2. The result obtained includes; norms, for the participants’ male and female (students and teachers) in the schools, high construct validity and reliability coefficient when compared with other standardized.
Keywords: Construction, Validation, Instrument, Evaluation, Teaching Quality Introduction / Background
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