This study examined motivation as correlate of teachers’ work attitude and effectiveness in public secondary schools in Akwa Ibom State using correlational design. Eight objectives, eight research questions and eight hypotheses guided the study. The population of this study comprised all the public secondary school teachers in Akwa Ibom State. A sample of 375 respondents who are teachers in public secondary schools in Akwa Ibom State were purposively selected for the study. The instrument used for this study was a questionnaire titled “Motivation, Teachers’ Work Attitude and Effectiveness Questionnaire” (MCTWAEQ). The instrument were face validated by three expert, two from the Department of Educational Management and one from Measurement and Evaluation from the Department of Science Education all in College of Education, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike. The internal consistency of the instruments were established using Cronbach’s alpha statistic, a reliability coefficient of .78, .80,.68,.64for the four clusters respectively with an overall reliability estimate of .73 for the instrument of motivation. However, the reliability for teachers’ attitude to work was .84 and that of teachers’ effectiveness was .78 respectively. The researcher administered the instrument with the help of three briefed research assistants. Person Product Moment Correlation (PPMC) coefficient at a significance level of 0.05 was used in answering research question and hypotheses. The findings showed that there is a strong positive relationship between staff re- training, school administrative pattern, conducive school environment, staff incentive and teacher’s work attitude as well as effectiveness. . Based on the findings of the study, it was recommended that teachers should be sponsored by government or NGOs for development programmes, teachers’ salaries and allowances should be paid as at when due as this would positively reinforce their attitude to work and enhance quality instructional delivery in our public secondary schools in particular and educational system in general.
ANIEDI, E (2022). Motivation As Correlate Of Teachers’ Work Attitude And Effectiveness In Public Secondary Schools In Akwa Ibom State. Repository.mouau.edu.ng: Retrieved Feb 07, 2023, from https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/motivation-as-correlate-of-teachers-work-attitude-and-effectiveness-in-public-secondary-schools-in-akwa-ibom-state-7-2
EKERETE, ANIEDI. "Motivation As Correlate Of Teachers’ Work Attitude And Effectiveness In Public Secondary Schools In Akwa Ibom State" Repository.mouau.edu.ng. Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 24 Oct. 2022, https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/motivation-as-correlate-of-teachers-work-attitude-and-effectiveness-in-public-secondary-schools-in-akwa-ibom-state-7-2. Accessed 07 Feb. 2023.
EKERETE, ANIEDI. "Motivation As Correlate Of Teachers’ Work Attitude And Effectiveness In Public Secondary Schools In Akwa Ibom State". Repository.mouau.edu.ng, Repository.mouau.edu.ng, 24 Oct. 2022. Web. 07 Feb. 2023. < https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/motivation-as-correlate-of-teachers-work-attitude-and-effectiveness-in-public-secondary-schools-in-akwa-ibom-state-7-2 >.
EKERETE, ANIEDI. "Motivation As Correlate Of Teachers’ Work Attitude And Effectiveness In Public Secondary Schools In Akwa Ibom State" Repository.mouau.edu.ng (2022). Accessed 07 Feb. 2023. https://repository.mouau.edu.ng/work/view/motivation-as-correlate-of-teachers-work-attitude-and-effectiveness-in-public-secondary-schools-in-akwa-ibom-state-7-2