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An Assessment of the Use of ICT Tools by Students to the Study of Business Education

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An Assessment of the Use of ICT Tools by students to the study of Business Education in Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education. The study adopted a descriptive survey design approach. To guide in the achievement of the purpose of the study, four research questions were raised. The target population of the study was eight hundred and eight (808) students. However, the researchers purposively sampled eighty (80) 300 level students of Business Education of the institution for the study. Data were collected using a questionnaire of a four point rating scale and experts in Department of Measurement and Evaluation of the institution validated the instrument. The reliability index of the questionnaire was calculated using the Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient statistics and it gave 0.68. The researchers administered the instrument to the respondents while data were analyzed using the frequency counts, percentages and mean statistical tools. Generally, the study revealed that few ICT Resources were available in the department of Business Education of the institution; students of the department of Business education have access to browser phone and e-mail services only , the students as a result, use the available tools i.e. browser phone and e-mail services for their study on daily basis and challenges like inadequate power supply, expensiveness of ICT facilities, lack of infrastructure etc confronts them. Based on these findings, the researchers recommended among others, lecturers and teachers should assist the College management and government in providing ICT Resources for their personal use in instructional delivery in tertiary institutions.

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Periodical:
International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences (Volume 55)
Pages:
7-12
DOI:
10.18052/www.scipress.com/ILSHS.55.7
Citation:
A. N. Ebeniza and A. A. Chukwudi, "An Assessment of the Use of ICT Tools by Students to the Study of Business Education", International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Vol. 55, pp. 7-12, 2015
Online since:
Jul 2015
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