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





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


 

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

                          2.2 The rate of Information and Communication Technology

      (ICT) usage       --------------------------------------------------------          15




2.3                            2.3 The Nature Of Information And Communication

       Technology (ICT) Usage-------------------------------------------        20





2.4                            2.4 The Benefit Of Information And Communication

                     Technology (ICT) Usage -----------------------------------------------  18

2.5  
                        
2.5 The Consequences Of Information And Communication

                    Technology (ICT) Usage       -----------------------------------------------  29



2.6  Theoretical Framework----------------------------------------------------    34





CHAPTER THREE



METHODOLOGY




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 SOCIAL SCIENCE FACULTY. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-use-of-information-and-communication-technology-ict-among-students-of-university-of-jos-a-study-of-social-science-faculty-4167

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Aijehi, George "THE USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) AMONG STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF JOS A STUDY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE FACULTY" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/the-use-of-information-and-communication-technology-ict-among-students-of-university-of-jos-a-study-of-social-science-faculty-4167. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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Aijehi, George . "THE USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) AMONG STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF JOS A STUDY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE FACULTY". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 13 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/the-use-of-information-and-communication-technology-ict-among-students-of-university-of-jos-a-study-of-social-science-faculty-4167 >.

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Aijehi, George . "THE USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) AMONG STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF JOS A STUDY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE FACULTY" Afribary (2018). Accessed June 13, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/the-use-of-information-and-communication-technology-ict-among-students-of-university-of-jos-a-study-of-social-science-faculty-4167

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