Assessment of Accessibility and Utilization of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Effective Teaching of Biological Science in Secondary Schools

Olusesan A. Adelabu, Emmanuel O. Adu

Abstract


This study investigated information and communication technology (ICT) accessibility and utilization for effective teaching of biological science in secondary schools in Ibadan-north Local Government Area of Oyo State. A 20 item instruments of (ICTFAQ) and (ICTFUQ) were adopted for this study. The study sampled 72 biological science teachers in selected secondary schools in Ibadan-north, Oyo State. The descriptive statistics was adopted in analyzing the data collected for this study, while the generated hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance, using t-test. Hence, the results revealed that ICT facilities were not available, and accessed by teachers in secondary schools in Ibadan-north. In addition, it was revealed that biological science teachers in these schools do not also have the proper skills required to utilize ICT for effective teaching of the subject. Conclusively, recommendations on ways of solving the problem were implemented for further consideration and execution by the government authorities, and the stakeholders.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2014.v5n23p1439


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