Perceptions and Unmet Expectations of Undergraduate Students on the Role of Counselling in Academic Achievement: Implication for Academic Development Program Review

Patrick Okoh Iyeke, Lucky Chukwunalu Onyema, Ezekiel Uba Nwose
2018 World Journal of Education  
This study aimed at evaluating the perceptions of students about the role of counselling and unmet expectation ofundergraduate students. The study adopted a descriptive survey design. The participants (N=150) recruited from firstand second year students of Institute of Education in the University. Over 81% of students are aware of counsellingservices and affirm the relevance to academic achievement. However, 69% cannot affirm provision of roadshows toenhance awareness. The proportion of
more » ... oportion of students disagreeing on provision of roadshows to enhance awareness mayimply non-utilization of available academic development program and unmet counselling needs that calls for areview.
doi:10.5430/wje.v8n5p88 fatcat:grajpehgmnb5zbhusyhmupkoke