The Impact of Access to Information Computer Technology On Pupil Learning in Schools

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION

APPROVAL

DEDICATION

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT iv

TABLE OF CONTENTS v

LIST OF TABLES vii

LIST OF FIGURES viii

ABSTRACT ix

CHAPTERONE

1.0 Introduction 1

1.1 Background to the study 1

1.2 Statement of the Problem 3

1.3 Purpose of the study 3

1.4 Specific objectives 3

1.5Scope 4

1.6 Significance of the study 4

CHAPTER TWO 5

REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE 5

2.0 Introduction 5

2.1 lOT in Schools both in developing and developed countries 5

2.1.1 ICT and Teaching in Schools 7

2.1.2 Information technology education accessibility 10

2.1.3 Accessibility to infomiation Technology on the African continent 11

2.1.4 Accessibility of Information Technology in Schools 11

2.1.5 Information technology accessibility in the broader social economic environmentl2

2.2 Challenges to Optimal Usage of lOT in Pupil learning 13

2.3 Research questions 17

CHAPTER THREE 18

METHODOLOGY 18

3.1 Introduction 18

3.2 Research Design 18

3.3 Study area 18

3.4 Study population 19

3.5 Sampling techniques and procedure 20

3.6 Data collection techniques and instruments 21

3.6.1 Questionnaires 21

3.6.2 Interviews 22

3.6.3 Observation 23

3.7 Data analysis and presentation 23

3.8 Ethical issues in the study 23

3.9 Limitations to the Study 24

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CHAPTER FOUR 25

DATA PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION ...............__.25

4.0 Introduction 25

CHAPTER FIVE 30

SUMMARY OF MAJOR FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS .. 30

5.0 Introductions 30

5.1 Summary 30

5.2 Conclusions 31

5.3 Recommendation 32

REFERENCES 33

APPENDIX 1: Questionnaire 35

APPENDIX 2: Interview Guide for the Pupils 37

APPENDIX 3: Interview guide for the school management committee

memberslHead teacherslDistrict education staff 39

APPENDIX 4: Questionnaires for Teachers 40

ABSTRACT The study was to assess the impact of access to Information computers Technology on pupil learning in schools. The specific objectives & the study ware: to establish the different forms of ICT used in pupil learning In the selected schools; to assess how ICT is used 18 schools; to establish the challenges ci incorporating ICT In pupil learning in schools. To gather data for the study required use of data collection methods that Included: self administered questionnaires, interviews, observation and review of literature related to the subject of study. The main findings of the study ware; When asked their views on how lOT is used In schoois, respondents reported that the use of lOT espedally computers Is on are class rotational basis, while some of the respondents reported that, there are no formal rules put in place for the usage of the computers. On lOT is usage in schools, respondents said that, lOT teaching and applicability is done only after formal teaching is over. This timing makes both the puplis and teachers feel that ICT is like one of the extra currIcula activities or a sport like physical Education, swimming, foot ball and volley ball.

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APA

IRUNGU, G (2022). The Impact of Access to Information Computer Technology On Pupil Learning in Schools. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-access-to-information-computer-technology-on-pupil-learning-in-schools

MLA 8th

IRUNGU, GATIMU "The Impact of Access to Information Computer Technology On Pupil Learning in Schools" Afribary. Afribary, 19 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-access-to-information-computer-technology-on-pupil-learning-in-schools. Accessed 08 Dec. 2022.

MLA7

IRUNGU, GATIMU . "The Impact of Access to Information Computer Technology On Pupil Learning in Schools". Afribary, Afribary, 19 Aug. 2022. Web. 08 Dec. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-access-to-information-computer-technology-on-pupil-learning-in-schools >.

Chicago

IRUNGU, GATIMU . "The Impact of Access to Information Computer Technology On Pupil Learning in Schools" Afribary (2022). Accessed December 08, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-access-to-information-computer-technology-on-pupil-learning-in-schools