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Journal of Emerging Trends in Engineering and Applied Sciences (JETEAS)

ISSN:2141-7016

Article Title: ASSESSMENT OF RESOURCES FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION IN BAUCHI STATE, NIGERIA
by Shehu, Muhammad Kabir and Mohammed Ibrahim Shuaibu

Abstract:
This paper explored the relationship between resource availability and utilization for sustainable development in doing so, three purposes was formulated that lead to formation of three hypotheses tested at 0.05 level of significance. A questionnaire was used for collecting data on the opinions of respondents containing 45 items was developed and used to obtain data from a sample of 129 respondents using stratified random sampling making a population of 65 students, 38 teachers and 26 administrative staffs in eight technical colleges of the state. A reliability test was conducted using cronbach alpha and the instrument yields an internal consistency of 0.87. A computer special package was used in analysing the data, one way ANOVA tests were run to determine if differences exist among the respondents perception. The findings revealed among other things that; Utilization of resources should be made as a compulsory task for the sustenance of youth development and human capacity building and Engineering and Technology educational program should empower people to contribute to environmentally sound sustainable development through occupational areas of their life for human capacity building.
Keywords: assessment, resources, availability & utilization, sustainable development, engineering & technology education
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ISSN: 2141-7016

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