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ERIC Number: ED529103
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Oct
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
Effective Utilization of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Sustainable Manpower Development among Computer Educators in Colleges of Education in South East Geo-Political Zone of Nigeria
Olelewe, Chijioke Jonathan; Amaka, Eugenia Ngozi
Online Submission, Paper presented at the National Association of Technology Teachers (NATT) on Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) for Sustainable Industrial Development in Nigeria (24th, Umunze Anambra State, Nigeria, Oct 17-21, 2011)
The challenges for TVET today is to re-orient and redirect its curricula to imbue trainers and trainees on sustainable use of resources to enhance appropriate work skill development as new and employment opportunities emerge such as recycling, ICT, repair, waste management, etc. This paper is therefore focused on the effective utilization of ICT for sustainable manpower development among computer educators in Colleges of Education in South East geo-political zone of Nigeria. The study adopted survey research design. The population of the study comprised all the 119 Computer Educators (89 Lecturers and 17 instructors) in the three Federal Colleges of Education, three State Colleges of Education and five Private Colleges of Education that offers Computer Education as a course of study in the zone. Three research questions and three null hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The instrument used for data collection was structured questionnaire. Mean and Standard deviation were used to analyze the data for answering research questions while analysis of variance (ANOVA) was used to test the three null hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The study revealed that computer educators utilizes ICT effectively as a tool in their teaching and learning basically in instructional delivery and individualized learning process. However, there is poor utilization of ICT in evaluation of learning. Based on the findings, it was recommended that retraining programmes and workshops among others should be organised for Computer Educators on the use of ICT as a tool for enhancing teaching and learning in Colleges of Education. (Contains 6 tables.)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Nigeria