Assessment of the Utilization of Modern Technology in the Management of Tertiary Institutions in Bayelsa State (Education Lecturers Perspective) (Published)
The study examined the extent to which modern technology is utilized in managing tertiary institutions in Bayelsa State. The study adopted a descriptive survey design. Three research questions were raised to guide the study. The population of the study was all lecturers of the Faculty of Education in tertiary institutions in Bayelsa State. A sample of 30 lecturers drawn from the 6 departments in the faculty was used for the study. The instrument for data collection was a structured questionnaire styled as utilization of Modern Technologies Questionnaire developed by the researcher and validated by experts. The reliability analysis was done using Pearson Product Moment Correlation, which yielded a value of 0.72. The research questions were answered using mean and standard deviation. The findings revealed that the extent of utilization of modern technologies in the management of tertiary institutions was low. It was recommended that adequate and regular funding should be provided for tertiary institutions to utilize modern technologies for effective service delivery.
The Effects of Modern Technology on the Production of Embroidered Clothing in South-Western Nigeria (Published)
Research into embroidery practices in the South-Western Nigeria seems to be few and some of the studies on embroidery production on textile garments look superficial and on the peripheral level. Today, embroidery through machine has completely revolutionized the demand for embroidery designed products such as clothing and fashion accessories both locally and internationally. The invention of machine-tailored embroidery has made it possible to produce a wide range of design However, the modern technology has brought about better but more sophisticated tools and machines to help solve problems. Technology had continued to influence every sphere of endeavour of which the field of fashion and embroidery production in particular is not an exceptions. The effects of modern technology on the production of embroidery are assessed in this paper. The paper concludes and discovered that, majority of the embroiderers are not vast in the computer aided design, which producers use to make diverse designs on various items aside wearable apparel. Even those that use machines to make designs, still find it difficult to use the computer aided design (CAD) which is reigning in the fashion world today