An assessment of information communication technology (ICT) role in the teaching and learning of studies in Lagos State Schools Social
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Faculty of Education , University of Lagos
The study assessed the role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the teaching and learning of social studies in junior secondary schools in Lagos state. The study adopted a descriptive survey design and the population for the study consisted of all social studies teachers in Lagos state. Two hundred (200) social studies teachers were randomly selected from one hundred (100) public junior secondary schools in the six educational districts.The instrument was a questionnaire titled “Assessment of Information Communication Technology (ICT) role in the Teaching and Learning of Social Studies Teachers’ Questionnaire”. The study was guided by three research questions and two hypotheses. The findings of the study indicated that, there is no significant difference between computers related tools usage in the classroom and self-perception of efficacy; there is no significant difference between teacher’s computers related tools usage in the classroom and level of expertise. The study concluded that the proper use of ICT can help to involve learners in active participation, working at their own pace, become self-regulated, self-motivated, and thus facilitate effective teaching and learning of Social Studies.
Information Communication Technology (ICT) , Social Studies , Teaching and Learning , Research Subject Categories::SOCIAL SCIENCES::Social sciences::Education
Olatunde, f. (2015). An assessment of information communication technology (ICT) role in the teaching and learning of studies in Lagos State Schools Social.