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Implementation of a Database System to Evaluate Staff Work Performance (Published)

Performance evaluation gives a manager advance way of determining employee salary increase, promotion, training needs, transfers, job termination, reassignment e.t.c. In performance evaluation process, an employee is judged based on pre-defined objectives and criteria that were agreed on by employer and employee in order to ascertain the workflow of the employee. The primary objective of this study is to implement a database system for staff performance evaluation for Geecoms Integrated Services Ltd. The methodology adopted in the design of this work is rapid application development (RAD) model, which is an incremental software process model that emphasis a short development cycle of 60-90 days. Its approach to software development put less emphasis on planning and more emphasis on process. ASP.Net technology was used in combination with VB.Net programming language for the frontend design. Moreover, every robust system requires a backend for proper storage and maintenance of records. In this system, Microsoft Access database was used for the backend design. MS Access was chosen in order to avoid compatibility issues of systems not being able to meet system requirements. In the database design, tables where created to hold related records as well as implementation of table normalization. Primary key was used to create table relation in the database to make data manipulation as easy as possible. Judging from the efficiency and effectiveness of the system accomplished in this work; is therefore recommended organization managers should adopt this technology as it will ensure successful performance evaluation and bring great change in the system

Keywords: Assessment, Employee Appraisal, Evaluation

Assessment of Information Communication Technology Proficiency of Secondary School Teachers in Edo State, Nigeria (Published)

This study attempts to assess of information communication technology proficiency of secondary school teachers in Edo State, Nigeria. The study employed a descriptive survey method and questionnaire was the instrument used for data collection. The total population for the study is one hundred and twenty nine (129) secondary schools teachers in four selected secondary schools in Etsako west local government area of Edo state. The population of this study is not too large and as such the entire population was taken as representative sample using purposeful sampling technique. It was revealed from the study that ICT is not employed for teaching by majority of the teachers in the secondary schools studied, most teachers have negative attitude towards the use of ICT, a majority of the secondary school teachers studied have positive perception of  perceived ease of teaching and learning with ICT and Lack of ICT facilities in secondary schools, lack of commitment from government and school management, lack of motivation and training, lack of ICT policies in secondary schools, lack of technical support from government and private sector, lack of qualified teachers to teach ICT and Teachers’ anxiety over being replaced by technology are  the major factors militating against teachers readiness and effective use of ICT in secondary schools in Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo state. The study recommends that Government should be committed to full implementation of ICT in secondary schools by way formulating policies and implementing the existing one if any with all sincerity.

Keywords: Assessment, Edo state, ICT, Proficiency, Secondary Schools, Teacher

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