ICT Utilization and Teaching – Learning in Business Education in Tertiary Institutions in Cross River State

Edet E. Okon, Francis I. Okon

Abstract


The study determined the relationship between ICT utilisation by Business Education Lecturers and Students and the teaching - learning of Business Education in tertiary institutions in Cross River State. The survey research design was adopted. The population comprises Business Education lecturers and Students totaling 985 on which 25 lecturers and 75 students were sampled for the study using stratified random sampling technique. Two sets of questionnaires were administered on the respondents after validation and reliability test. The reliability indices were 0.96 and 0.98 for ICTULSBEQ and TLBEQ respectively using Cronbach Alpha Reliability technique. The findings of the study show that ICT utilisation by lecturers and students has a significant positive relationship with teaching and learning of Business Education in tertiary institution. Based on the findings it is concluded that ICT utilisation if fully utilised will fill the skill gap among graduates of tertiary institutions. Based on the conclusion drawn it is recommended that tertiary institutions should equip their schools with ICT facilities while lecturers and students should make effort to own Personal Computers, internet enabled mobile phones among others, and equally utilize same for teaching and learning.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2013.v4n5p99


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