The Effect of Electronic Media on Moral Development of Students in Some Selected Secondary School in Obafemi Owode, Ogun State

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                                                 ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of electronic media on moral development of students in Obafemi Owode. Ogun State. The researcher used random sample technique for the study. The total population for the study were 150 respondents. It comprised both the students and the teachers. The study was guided by the following four research questions

1. There is no significant relationship between secondary school students’ exposure to the electronic media and the behaviour.

2. There is no significant difference between the behaviour of students who have unrestricted access to the electronic media and those monitored by their parents as regards its usage.

3. There is no significant difference between the academic performance of secondary school students that spend more time on leisure activities and those that study often.

4. There is no significant difference between all forms of televised violence and defiance behaviour in secondary school students. 

Questionnaire were used to gather quantitative and quantitative data. The researcher  used  Two ways analysis of variance and Chi-square. The finding of the study showed that a child with a distorted childhood could end up being an abuser, a fornicator and by extension an adulterer. Spending time on leisure activities could not be adjudged to be best for any students that want to succeed academically also there is a great relationship between all form of violence witnesses and deviant behaviour in secondary school students. 

The study recommended that school administration and teachers inform the students on the harmful effects of electronic media and the policy makers ensure that program and content broadcasted over the media are censored before they are broadcasted

TABLE OF CONTENTS
CERTIFICATION............................................................................................................... ii 
DEDICATION................................................................................................................... iii 
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ................................................................................................. iv 
ABSTRACT ...................................................................................................................... v
TABLE OF CONTENT ...................................................................................................... vii 
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUTION ...................................................................................... 1 
1.0 Background of the study........................................................................................... 1 
1.1 Statement of the Problem ........................................................................................ 3
1.2 Purpose of Study ....................................................................................................... 4
1.3 Significance of the study ............................................................................................ 4
1.4 Research questions .................................................................................................... 5
1.5 Research hypothesis .................................................................................................. 5
1.6 Scope of the Study ..................................................................................................... 6
1.7 Definition of terms .................................................................................................... 7 
CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW  
2.0  Introduction .............................................................................................................. 8 
2.1 Electronic Media......................................................................................................... 8
2.1.1 The Television.......................................................................................................... 9
2.1.2 The Computer.......................................................................................................... 10 
2.1.3 Video Game ............................................................................................................. 11
2.1.4 Mobile Phone  ......................................................................................................... 11
2.2  Adolescent ................................................................................................................ 12
2.2.1 General Developmental needs for adolescent  ....................................................... 13
2.3    Positive Effects of Television ................................................................................... 14
2.3.1  Negative Effects of Television ................................................................................ 15
2.4  Positive Effects of Computer ..................................................................................... 18
2.4.1 Negative Effects of Computer ................................................................................. 19
2.5   Effects of Video Games ............................................................................................ 22
2.6  Effects of the Mobile Phone ..................................................................................... 25
2.7  Behaviours Observed Among Students due to exposure to electronic media ......... 26
2.8  Moral value on Electronic media............................................................................... 28
2.9  Summary of the review ............................................................................................ 33
   
CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLODY 
3.0 Introduction ............................................................................................................. 34 
3.1 Research Design........................................................................................................ 34 
3.2 Area of  study        ..................................................................................................... 34
3.3 Population of study .................. ................................................................................ 35
3.4 Sample procedure/techniques .................................................................................. 35 
3.5 Validity of the instruments ........................................................................................ 35
3.6 Method of data collection ......................................................................................... 35 
3.7 Method of Administration ......................................................................................... 36
3.8 Method of Data Analysis ............................................................................................ 36
CHAPTER FOUR: DATA ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF RESULT 
4.0 Introduction. ............................................................................................................. 37 
4.1 Hypothesis Testing..................................................................................................... 37 
4.2 Discussion and Finding .............................................................................................. 39 
CHAPTER FIVE : SUMMARY OF THE FINDINGS, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS 
5.0 Introduction .............................................................................................................. 42
5.1 Summary .................................. ................................................................................ 42
5.2 Conclusion  ................................................................................................................ 43 
5.4: Recommendations  .................................................................................................. 44
5.5: Suggestions for further study .................................................................................. 45
REFERENCES ................................................................................................................... 45 
APPENDICES ..................................................................................................................  46
Appendix I: Questionnaire for the Students...................................................................  49
Appendix II: Questionnaire For The Teachers ................................................................ 53
 

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Zacchaeus, O (2019). The Effect of Electronic Media on Moral Development of Students in Some Selected Secondary School in Obafemi Owode, Ogun State. Afribary.com: Retrieved January 26, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/research-project-work-on-effect-of-electronic-media-on-moral-deveopment-of-students-in-some-selected-secondary-school-in-obafemi-owode-ogun-state

MLA 8th

Oladipo, Zacchaeus. "The Effect of Electronic Media on Moral Development of Students in Some Selected Secondary School in Obafemi Owode, Ogun State" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 23 Aug. 2019, https://afribary.com/works/research-project-work-on-effect-of-electronic-media-on-moral-deveopment-of-students-in-some-selected-secondary-school-in-obafemi-owode-ogun-state . Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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Oladipo, Zacchaeus. "The Effect of Electronic Media on Moral Development of Students in Some Selected Secondary School in Obafemi Owode, Ogun State". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 23 Aug. 2019. Web. 26 Jan. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/research-project-work-on-effect-of-electronic-media-on-moral-deveopment-of-students-in-some-selected-secondary-school-in-obafemi-owode-ogun-state >.

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Oladipo, Zacchaeus. "The Effect of Electronic Media on Moral Development of Students in Some Selected Secondary School in Obafemi Owode, Ogun State" Afribary.com (2019). Accessed January 26, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/research-project-work-on-effect-of-electronic-media-on-moral-deveopment-of-students-in-some-selected-secondary-school-in-obafemi-owode-ogun-state