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- ItemOpen AccessRole of Technology in Academic Motivation and Performance Among Secondary School Students in Lagos State: Sociological Implications for Sustainable Development(Journal of Economic, Social and Educational Issues (JESEI),Department of Economics, Bamidele Olumilua University of Education, Science and Technology, Ikere,- Ekiti, 2022) Emeri, P.NThis study examined the impact of technology on academic motivation and performance of secondary school students in Ikorodu Local Government Area of Lagos State. Four hypotheses guided the study. The study sample comprised 270 SS2 students drawn from the study population through simple random sampling technique. A structured questionnaire titled “Impact of Technology on Academic Motivation of Students Questionnaire” (ITAMSQ) and an achievement test in English Language were the instruments used for the data collection. The formulated hypotheses were tested using T-test and regression analysis statistical tools at 0.05 level of significance. The findings revealed that there is significant impact of technology on students’ academic performance, and there is significant impact of technology on students’ academic motivation among others. Based on the findings, this study recommends that schools must provide computer facilities accessible by all year levels to provide students with adequate opportunities to utilize computers. Available computer packages, especially in the public schools, must be maximized by encouraging students to use them more often. Students and teachers have to be made more aware and cautious regarding issues in the internet especially that they are generally active in social-networking sites. The net effect of these would be a leap in sustainable education development of the nation.