The study was carried out to determine Web-based tools for instructional delivery in selected secondary schools in Owerri education zone 1 of Imo State. Three research questions were posed that guided the study. The study adopted expost facto design. The study comprised of 250 teachers selected from 65 secondary schools in Owerri education zone I, of Imo state. The researchers developed instrument named “Web-Based Tools for Instructional Delivery Questionnaire (WDTIDQ)” to gather information for the study. The result revealed that teacher’s awareness on facebook and e-mail is high; also teacher’s usage of facebook and e-mail in teaching and learning in the selected secondary school is high. Furthermore, there exist challenges to the use of web-based tools for instructional delivery in the selected secondary schools in Owerri educational zone 1 of Imo State, such as, lack of power supply, lack of awareness, lack of basic computing skills on the part of the teachers, lack of Internet connectivity in most of the secondary schools investigated and high cost of information and communication technology (ICT) facilities in these selected schools etc. Following from the findings of the study, it was recommended among others that Web-based tools should be provided for teachers use in teaching and learning process. Also, effective and accessible electricity services should be in place in schools for ICT to thrive. It is believed that if these measures are put in place teaching and learning in the secondary schools will be at a par with the developed countries of the world.
International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences (Volume 55)
A. N. Ebeniza and M. N. Ukegbu, "Web-Based Tools and Instructional Delivery in Selected Secondary Schools in Owerri Education Zone 1, IMO State", International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Vol. 55, pp. 1-6, 2015