A Web Based Career Guidance Information System for Pre-Tertiary Institution Students in Nigeria

Authors(5) :-Abisoye Opeyemi A., Alabi I. O., Ganiyu Shefiu O., Abisoye Blessing O, Omokore Josiah

Web Based Career Guidance is very important to our Educational System. We have an existing Manual Career Guidance System with human counselors in charge, but this system is plagued with the following problems: few number of human counselors, unavailability of a counselor in a good number of schools, few number of counselors attending to students during school hours and the office of a counselor in schools are so unpopular that students hardly meet them for career counseling. We have been able to design an Online Career Guidance Information System targeting students in pre tertiary institutions in Nigeria to solve the afore- mentioned problems. The Online Web Based Career Guidance system was designed and implemented using data collected from interviewing human counselors and surveys. The following scripting languages were employed: PHP, MySQL, HTML, Java Script and CSS. The system was implemented and tested with 50 students and 76% of them found the career system very useful.

Authors and Affiliations

Abisoye Opeyemi A.
MSc. (Computer Science), Federal University of Technology, Department of Computer Science, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.
Alabi I. O.
MSc. (Info. Tech), Federal University of Technology, Department of Information and Media Technology, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.
Ganiyu Shefiu O.
MSc. (Inf. Sc), Federal University of Technology, Department of Information and Media Technology Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.
Abisoye Blessing O
MEng. (Electrical Engineering), Federal University of Technology, Information Technology Services, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.
Omokore Josiah
BSc. (Computer Science), Department of Computer Science, Federal University of Technology, Minna Niger State, Nigeria.

Web, Career, Guidance, information system, Educational System, Counselors

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 3 | May-June 2015
Date of Publication : 2015-06-25
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 229-240
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET152247
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Abisoye Opeyemi A., Alabi I. O., Ganiyu Shefiu O., Abisoye Blessing O, Omokore Josiah, " A Web Based Career Guidance Information System for Pre-Tertiary Institution Students in Nigeria, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 3, pp.229-240, May-June-2015.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET152247

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