RASCH ANALYSIS OF THE EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS FOR ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY STUDENTS IN NIGERIA
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employability

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Olojuolawe, S. R. (2019). RASCH ANALYSIS OF THE EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS FOR ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY STUDENTS IN NIGERIA. Asia Proceedings of Social Sciences, 4(1), 21-24. https://doi.org/10.31580/apss.v4i1.537

Abstract

The study was guided by three research questions.  The two results from the document analysis and interview were triangulated to generate the Interim framework of employability skills.  To narrow the framework to meet the specific needs of electrical technology students in Colleges of Education,  an item pool was designed to be able to survey the agreement index level of  Electrical Technology experts. The Fleiss Kappa agreement ratio conducted gave 89.63%, 86.01%, and 81.86% respectively with a mean agreement of 85.83%. The 85.83% represents an ‘almost perfect agreement’ which is very good for producing a functional and narrow framework of employability skills (Jollands, 2015).  The Winstep analysis gave the following results: item separation = 2.18, reliability = .83. the person separation = 3.85, and the person reliability = .94. Cronbach Alpha = .95. The result indicates three levels of the item. The most difficult items moderate, and the less difficult items.

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