An Assessment of the Use of ICT Tools by Students to the Study of Business Education
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An Assessment of the Use of ICT Tools by students to the study of Business Education in Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education. The study is a descriptive survey. To guide in the achievement of the purpose of the study, four research questions were raised. The target population of the study was eight hundred and eight (808) students. However, the researchers purposively sampled eighty (80) 300 level students of Business Education for the study. Data were collected using a questionnaire of a four point rating scale and experts in Department of Measurement and Evaluation of the institution validated the instrument. The reliability index of the questionnaire was calculated using the Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient and it gave 0.68. The researchers administered the instrument while data were analyzed using the frequency counts, percentages and mean statistical tools. Generally, the study revealed that few ICT Resources were available; students have access to browser phone and e-mail services only etc. Based on these findings, the researchers recommended as follows; government at all levels should assist in providing ICT Resources in tertiary institutions. Also, the available ICT resources should be made accessible to the students to enable them learn with it.
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