UTILIZATION OF ICT BY BUSINESS EDUCATION STUDENTS ON IMPROVEMENT OF EDUCATION IN BAYELSA STATE

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ABSTRACT

This study was carried out to find out the extent of utilization of information and communication technology by business education students on the improvement of education in Bayelsa State.  The descriptive survey research design was used for the study. Four research questions were raised to guide the research. A total of 200 business education students were selected from the universities were used for the study. The data collection instrument was a 28 item questionnaire that was structured on a five point Likert type rating scale. The data was analyzed using mean and standard deviation for the four research questions. The study revealed that utilization of ICT by Business Education Students on the improvement of education in Bayelsa State used all the ICT facilities identified for the study to a small extent in classroom instructions. It was recommended, among others that open and distant education should be judiciously encouraged at this level of the educational system, Business education programmes are challenged to update their ICT laboratories and business educators should employ the necessary technical skills which would eventually lead to effective utilization of ICT facilities for improving education in Bayelsa State.


TABLE OF CONTENT

Title Page -------------------------------------------------------------- i

Certification -------------------------------------------------------------- ii

Dedication -------------------------------------------------------------- iii

Acknowledgements ----------------------------------------------------- iv

Table of Contents ------------------------------------------------------- v

List of Tables ------------------------------------------------------------ viii

Abstract ------------------------------------------------------------------- ix

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

1.1 Background to the Study ---------------------------------------- 1

1.2 Statement of the Problem --------------------------------------- 4

1.3 Purpose of the Study --------------------------------------------- 5

1.4 Research Questions ---------------------------------------------- 5

1.5 Significance of the Study ---------------------------------------- 6

1.6 Scope of the Study ------------------------------------------------ 6

1.7 Operational Definition of Terms -------------------------------- 6

CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

2.1 Theoretical Framework ------------------------------------------- 8

2.2 Conceptual Framework ------------------------------------------- 10

2.3 ICT in Teaching and Learning Process in Educational System 17

2.4 Internet Facilities -------------------------------------------------- 20

2.5 Utilization of Multimedia Resources ---------------------------- 27

2.6 Utilization of Interactive Whiteboard (IWB) ------------------- 33

2.7 Related Empirical Studies ----------------------------------------- 38

2.8 Summary of Related Literature Review ------------------------- 40

CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

3.1 Design of the Study ------------------------------------------------- 43

3.2 Population of the Study --------------------------------------------- 43

3.3 Sample and Sampling Techniques -------------------------------- 43

3.4 Instrumentation for Data Collection ------------------------------ 44

3.5 Validation of Instrument ------------------------------------------- 44

3.6 Reliability of the Instrument --------------------------------------- 45

3.7 Method of Data Collection ----------------------------------------- 45

3.8 Method of Data Analysis ------------------------------------------- 45

CHAPTER FOUR: PRESENTATION OF DATA AND DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS

4.1 Research Question One --------------------------------------------- 47

4.2 Research Question Two --------------------------------------------- 50

4.3 Research Question Three ------------------------------------------- 52

4.4 Research Question Four -------------------------------------------- 55

4.5 Major Findings of the Study --------------------------------------- 58

4.6 Discussion of Major Findings ------------------------------------- 61

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS


5.1 Summary ------------------------------------------------------------- 64

5.2 Conclusions ---------------------------------------------------------- 64

5.3 Implications of the Study ------------------------------------------- 66

5.4 Recommendations --------------------------------------------------- 67

5.5 Limitation of the Study --------------------------------------------- 68

5.6 Suggestions for Further Study ------------------------------------- 68

References

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LIST OF TABLES

Table       PAGES

3.1 Composition of sample for the study through stratified random              sampling. 44

     Mean scores on extent of utilization of computer system by 

business education students on the improvement of education 

in Bayelsa State. 47  


     Mean scores on extent of utilization of internet facilities by 

business education students on the improvement of education 

in Bayelsa State. 50


     Mean scores on extent of utilization of multimedia resources by 

business education students on the improvement of education 

in Bayelsa State. 53


     Mean scores on extent of utilization of interactive whiteboard by 

business education students on the improvement of education 

in Bayelsa State. 56


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APA

Douglas, F (2019). UTILIZATION OF ICT BY BUSINESS EDUCATION STUDENTS ON IMPROVEMENT OF EDUCATION IN BAYELSA STATE. Afribary.com: Retrieved December 15, 2019, from https://afribary.com/works/kelxman-main-project-work

MLA 8th

Frankorino, Douglas. "UTILIZATION OF ICT BY BUSINESS EDUCATION STUDENTS ON IMPROVEMENT OF EDUCATION IN BAYELSA STATE" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 02 Aug. 2019, https://afribary.com/works/kelxman-main-project-work . Accessed 15 Dec. 2019.

MLA7

Frankorino, Douglas. "UTILIZATION OF ICT BY BUSINESS EDUCATION STUDENTS ON IMPROVEMENT OF EDUCATION IN BAYELSA STATE". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 02 Aug. 2019. Web. 15 Dec. 2019. < https://afribary.com/works/kelxman-main-project-work >.

Chicago

Frankorino, Douglas. "UTILIZATION OF ICT BY BUSINESS EDUCATION STUDENTS ON IMPROVEMENT OF EDUCATION IN BAYELSA STATE" Afribary.com (2019). Accessed December 15, 2019. https://afribary.com/works/kelxman-main-project-work