Teachers’ Characteristics as Predictor of Students’ Learning Outcomes in General English in College of Education, Ikere Ekiti, Nigeria
Olowoyeye, C. A. and Alonge, S. G.
Journal Title:Journal of Research in Education and Society
Students’ continual dismal performance in public examinations from the primary to the tertiary level of education is increasingly alarming and pathetic. The search for a panacea necessitated this survey of teachers’ characteristics as predictor of students’ learning outcomes in general english in College of Education, Ikere Ekiti, Nigeria. The aim is to assess how teachers’ self efficacy, teaching style and rapport influence NCE students’ achievement in General English. The study reveals that the teachers’ teaching style and good rapport had significant influence on the students’ achievement. Therefore it recommends that practicing teachers should make use of multiple teaching styles appropriately. And that good rapport enlivens the students’ learning environment and boost learning outcome.