Availability and Utilization of Computers In Teaching and Learning of Business Studies in Selected Secondary Schools in Kajola Local Government, Oyo State

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The use of computers the world over has changed the way we do many things. The integration of computers in teaching and learning has proved to be a worthwhile experience. This study sought to establish the availability and utilization of computers for teaching and learning Business Studies in public secondary schools in Kajola Local Government, Oyo State. The objectives of this research were: (1) To investigate the availability and accessibility of general purpose of computers to teachers and learners of Business Studies in Public Secondary Schools in Kajola Local Government Area of Oyo State. (ii) To Ascertain the ways in which teachers and learners use computer for teaching and learning purpose in Business Studies (iii) To explore the main benefit of using computers in teaching and learning of business studies in Kajola Local Government Secondary School. (iv) To investigate the challenges that the teachers and students of business studies  experience in relation to the use of computers for teaching and learning respectively. The study was significant because its findings can be used to help teachers, students and teacher training institution to improve the availability, accessibility and use of computers in education and eventually help in achieving Nigerian’s economic blue print vision 2030. This study was carried out with independent variable of teachers and learners characteristics, computer as a teaching/learning resource and teaching strategy. The dependent variable were: imported teaching environment, class participation and imported performance in exams. This research. Was a descriptive study. The target population was made up of Ten (10) Business Studies teacher in Ten Public Secondary Schools and 90 Business Studies learners respectively. The researcher used descriptive sampling in order to ensure all kinds of school were represented. Data was collected using questionnaire and observation then analyzed using percentages. The study found that both teacher and learners have a positive attitude towards the use of computers in the teaching and learning of business studies. The most pressing challenges were: Low literacy  levels, lack of time within teaching time and a fact that teacher were not taught how to use the computer as a teaching resources. The study concludes that there is willingness to use computer to teach but patience is required as the positive precedes the implementation of teaching resources such as the computers. One of the recommendation of this study is that the Government at all levels and the parent Teacher Association (PTA) should stand up to help the school by providing computers and other necessary facilities for the use of the schools.                  

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APA

Frontiers, E. & OLUWAYEMISI, F (2021). Availability and Utilization of Computers In Teaching and Learning of Business Studies in Selected Secondary Schools in Kajola Local Government, Oyo State. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/availability-and-utilization-of-computers-in-teaching-and-learning-of-business-studies-in-selected-secondary-schools-in-kajola-local-government-oyo-state

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and FAGBEMI OLUWAYEMISI "Availability and Utilization of Computers In Teaching and Learning of Business Studies in Selected Secondary Schools in Kajola Local Government, Oyo State" Afribary. Afribary, 15 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/availability-and-utilization-of-computers-in-teaching-and-learning-of-business-studies-in-selected-secondary-schools-in-kajola-local-government-oyo-state. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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Frontiers, Edu, and FAGBEMI OLUWAYEMISI . "Availability and Utilization of Computers In Teaching and Learning of Business Studies in Selected Secondary Schools in Kajola Local Government, Oyo State". Afribary, Afribary, 15 Dec. 2021. Web. 24 May. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/availability-and-utilization-of-computers-in-teaching-and-learning-of-business-studies-in-selected-secondary-schools-in-kajola-local-government-oyo-state >.

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Frontiers, Edu and OLUWAYEMISI, FAGBEMI . "Availability and Utilization of Computers In Teaching and Learning of Business Studies in Selected Secondary Schools in Kajola Local Government, Oyo State" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 24, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/availability-and-utilization-of-computers-in-teaching-and-learning-of-business-studies-in-selected-secondary-schools-in-kajola-local-government-oyo-state