This study was carried out to discover the possible implications posed by the office Technologies in Secretarial Education Curriculum in Nigeria Polytechnics. This study was conducted making use of institute of management and technology (I.M.T) Enugu.
The instruments used for data collection were questionnaires and documents, while a total of four research questions were also used.
The data collected from the respondents was analyzed using percentage method and they were used in answering the research questionnaire.
The data collected and analyzed showed that enormous implication were placed on secretarial education curriculum by constant changes in office technologies.
The implication entails re-training and attendance to seminars, conferences and workshops by the teachers / lecturers or the uses and operations of the new office equipment / machines, this is with a view to imparting such knowledge to the student secretaries together with the introduction of some new relevant courses to enable them face squarely the implications of incessant office technological change now rampant in business environment.
The finding upheld the need or easy introduction of accepted new courses. It was revealed that the staff of the department of the department should be co-opted by the polytechnics regulation body, the NBTE in the curriculum planning.
Based on these, recommendation were drawn which the researcher feels if followed and adhered strictly, will give good answer to any future implication imposed on secretaries education curriculum by change in office technologies.
Since no research work is ever completely concluded because of some certain constants, some suggested areas for further research were also given.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Table of contents
1.1 Background of the study
1.2 Statement of problems
1.3 Purpose of the study
1.4 Significance of the study
1.5 Research questions
1.6 Definitions of terms
2.2 Office technology and its changes
2.3 Technological change and its implication on secretarial education programme
2.4 Effects of office technologies on job performance of secretaries
2.5 The development and definition of office technologies
2.6 Ideal curriculum for business studies and technological implication
2.7 Summary of the related literature
3.2 Research design
3.3 Population of the study
3.4 Sample size determination
3.5 Instructed for data collection
3.6 Method of data collection
3.7 Method of data analysis
Data Presentation and Analysis
Summary of findings, recommendation and conclusion
5.1 Summary of findings
5.4 Suggestion for further research