Influence of Resource Utilization Dimensions on the Lecturers’ Effectiveness in Universities Nigeria - A Partial Least Square Approach
Keywords:Resource Utilization, Health, Internet, Library, Classrooms, Lecturer, Lecturers’ Effectiveness, Nigerian Universities
The purpose of this study was to investigate resource utilization as predictor of lecturers’ effectiveness in universities in Kwara State, Nigeria. Four dimensions of resource utilization named health, internet, library, and classroom were hypothesized to have impact on the lecturers’ effectiveness. The mythological design was based on the sequential mixed-methods. The population consists of 3,927 lecturers at universities in Kwara State, and the sample size of 351 were selected by using stratified random techniques. Research instrument was a well-structured questionnaire that adapted for this study with different five scales. Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) and PLS-SEM were employed for data analysis. Findings indicate a significant relationship between health, library, and classroom resources and lecturers’ effectiveness. Based on the findings of the study, it was recommended that adequate resources must be provided for lecturers for them to be more efficient and effective in the area of teaching, research and community development.