Teachers’ utilization of ict and teaching effectiveness of secondary school economics in Calabar education Zone of Cross River State, Nigeria

Abanyam, Victoria Atah & Ofem, Maria Christian


This study examined teachers’ utilization of ICT and teaching effectiveness of Secondary Schools Economics in Calabar Education Zone of Cross River State, Nigeria. Two hypotheses were formulated to direct the study and literature was reviewed on the variables under study. Expost facto research desig n was adopted for the study. A total sample of 400 out of 3979 teachers was selected using stratified and simple random sampling procedure. The questionnaire and academic achievement test items were the main instruments used for data collection. The reliab ility estimate of the instrument was established through the test retest reliability methods. Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient was the statistical technique adopted to test the hypotheses at .05 level of significance. The result of the analy sis revealed that there is a significant relationship between the, utilization of ICT in the acquisition of teaching materials, use of internet service in teaching and teaching effectiveness in Economics in Calabar Education Zone of Cross River State. Base d on this finding, it was recommended among others that Government should provide computers at affordable prices to all the teachers and also provide necessary facilities that would guide against the constraints facing the use of ICT in the schools.

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