Psycho-social Effects of Online Teaching on Selected Secondary School Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown in Lagos Metropolis
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UNILAG Annual Research Conference and Fair
The need to engage secondary school students during the total lockdown in almost all nations of he world has called for an emergence of online teaching in Lagos metropolis. This study investigates the psychosocial effects of online teaching on some selected secondary school students during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in Lagos Metropolis, Nigeria. The population compressed 300 students (160 boys and 140 girls) selected through self-developed online questionnaires. Two hypotheses tested at 0.05 level of significance were used to guide the conduct of the study. The data collected were carefully tested using independent t-test. Findings revealed the psycho-social effects of online teaching on secondary school students; most of the respondents agreed not to have access to any gadget that could aid their e-learning. Respondents experienced epileptic supply, poor internet services which hindered their accessibility to online teaching; they were also not familiar with some of the digital education tools used in e-learning. Furthermore, it revealed that there is no significant difference in the assessment of online gadget, skills, readiness and fear of uncertainty between male and female secondary school students. Based on the findings, suggestions and recommendations were made.
Psycho-social , Effects , Online Teaching , Secondary School , Students , Covid-19 Pandemic , Lagos Metropolis , Research Subject Categories::SOCIAL SCIENCES::Social sciences::Education
Adebiyi, D.T., Makinde, B.O and Olusakin, A.M. (2021). Psycho-social Effects of Online Teaching on Selected Secondary School Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown in Lagos Metropolis. A paper presented at the 15th (1st Virtual) UNILAG Annual Research Conference and Fair which took place on 25th May, 2021, at Arthur Nbanefo Digital Research Centre, University of Lagos; Conference Proceedings pg. 2-11