“THE USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) AMONG STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF JOS A STUDY OF THE FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE".






                                                       ABSTRACT




This study on the use of ICT in University of Jos Faculty of Social Science Students show that ICT facilities and that these facilities are used for educational purposes, (research and learning), communication purposes, recreation, entertainment and on-line shopping. The respondents stated that constraints to the use of ICT in university libraries include irregular power supply, lack of ICT skills, high cost of ICT facilities, constant breakdown and poor funding. It was recommended that the government should be approached through advocacy to

make laws and provide funds for ICT development. There should also be adequate

training of staff and students to facilitate effective use.


TABLE OF CONTENTS





CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION




1.1 Background of the study-------------------------------------------------  1

             1.2 Statement of research problem----------------------------------------  8



1.3
Research Questions         -------------------------------------------------11

             1.4 Research objectives ----------------------------------------------------  11




1.5
Significance of the study-----------------------------------------------   12





1.6 Scope of the study-------------------------------------------------------  13





1.7
Definition of the term ---------------------------------------------------   13





CHAPTER TWO


LITERATURE REVIEW AND THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK

        2.1 Introduction----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  15




"T          2.2 T
he Rate of Information and Communication Technology

            (ICT) Usage    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------        15                 2.3 The Nature Of Information And Communication Technology Usage -------------  20
      2.4 The Benefit Of Information And Communication Technology Usage--------------  23      

                  
2.5 The Consequences Of Information And Communication

              
Technology  (ICT) Usage ------------------------------------------------------------------------29                              2.6 Theoretical Framework---------------------------------------------------------------------------    34



CHAPTER THREE




3.1 Introduction  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------37              3.2 Location of the study------------------------------------------------------------------------------     37


      3.3 Population and sampling technique-----------------------------------------------------------    38

      3.4 Types and sources of data-----------------------------------------------------------------------   39

      3.5 Technique of data analysis------------------------------------------------------------------------40

      3.6 Problems encountered from the field--------------------------------------------------------    41



CHAPTER FOUR

    DATA ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION

     4.1 Data Analysis------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------    43



CHAPTER FIVE



SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS

5.0 Introduction  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   57

       5.1 Summary -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   57 
      5.2 Discussion of Findings ----------------------------------------------------------------------------  58
 
       5.3 Conclusion --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  59              
     5.4
Recommendation------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   59



REFERENCES    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------61




QUESTIONNAIRE ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 66





 





 









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Aijehi, G. (2018). “THE USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) AMONG STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF JOS A STUDY OF THE FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE".. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/ldquo-the-use-of-information-and-communication-technology-ict-among-students-of-university-of-jos-a-study-of-the-faculty-of-social-science-3839

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Aijehi, George "“THE USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) AMONG STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF JOS A STUDY OF THE FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE"." Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/ldquo-the-use-of-information-and-communication-technology-ict-among-students-of-university-of-jos-a-study-of-the-faculty-of-social-science-3839. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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Aijehi, George . "“THE USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) AMONG STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF JOS A STUDY OF THE FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE&quot;.". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 30 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/ldquo-the-use-of-information-and-communication-technology-ict-among-students-of-university-of-jos-a-study-of-the-faculty-of-social-science-3839 >.

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Aijehi, George . "“THE USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) AMONG STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF JOS A STUDY OF THE FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE&quot;." Afribary (2018). Accessed May 30, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/ldquo-the-use-of-information-and-communication-technology-ict-among-students-of-university-of-jos-a-study-of-the-faculty-of-social-science-3839

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