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ERIC Number: EJ1148657
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2518-0169
Effective Knowledge Development in Secondary Schools Educational Level in Contemporary Information Age: Assessment of Availability of Electronic Information Resources in Nigerian School Libraries
Bello, Stephen Adeyemi; Ojo, Funmilayo Roseline; Ocheje, Charles Bala
Journal of Education and e-Learning Research, v2 n4 p72-78 2015
Relevant electronic information resources in contemporary information age are necessity to buttress teaching and learning for effective knowledge development in educational institutions. The purpose of the study is to know the state of availability of electronic information resources in government owned secondary school libraries in Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State, Nigeria. Descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. Questionnaire, observation and interview are instruments of data collection. Sixteen (16) secondary schools were randomly selected from 22 and their libraries were studied. Simple percentage was used for data analysis where below 50% was considered disagreed and above 50% was considered agreed. Hence, out of nine (9) itemized electronic information resources in the questionnaire 3 (33.3%) are available; while 6 (66.7%) are not available (Table 1). Identify challenges associated with availability of electronic information resources is 10 (90.9%), (Table 2). More to these, data gathered through observation and interview were used to buttress the discussion of the study. Recommendations are provided to know the precise types of electronic information resources to acquire into secondary school libraries and services those resources can rendered (Table 3). Also, how to curb the identify challenges are proffered in Table 4.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Nigeria
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