ICT Utilization in Secondary Schools in Ede South Local Government, Osun State, Nigeria ( Vol-2,Issue-6,November - December 2017 )
Author: B.M.G. Amosa, E.C. Ayeleso, M.A. Hameed, J.B. Ekuewa, K.A. Kawonise
Keyword: Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs); secondary school; application; utilization.
Abstract: This paper investigated the use of information communication and technology (ICT) for effective management of secondary schools in Ede South Local Government. The study investigated the level of availability of ICT facilities in schools, the capacity for using ICT facilities for teaching-learning process, the perceived benefits of using ICT and the problems facing the use of ICT in secondary schools. It was found that the level of provision of ICT equipment to secondary schools in the State was low. The intermittent disruption of electricity and inadequate funding were found as major problem inhibiting the usage of ICT equipment for the management of schools in the State. It was concluded that the State Government was not fully ready to imbibe (ICT) for the effective management of secondary schools in the State. It was recommended that the State government should supply the necessary ICT equipment to all secondary schools in the State. Government should also improve the training of principals, teachers and computer personnel in the use of computers and other ICT equipment through seminars, workshops and in-services training.
 J. Ozoji. Students’ Attitude Toward ICT in Nigeria Tertiary Institutions. Educ. Focus 1(1): 2007, 73 – 79.Kwache
 G.O. Ofodu. Nigeria Literary Educators and their Technological needs in a Digital age.Educ. Focus 1(1): 2007,22 – 30.
 J. AAdavbiele. The use of ICT to enhance University education in Nigeria.International Journal in Education, learning and Development, vol.4, no.5 pp 1-11, 2016
 M.O. Yusuf. Information and Communication Education: Analyzing the Nigerian National Policy for Information Technology. International Education Journal 6 (3), 2005, 316-321.
 H. Al-Ansari. Internet use by the faculty members of Kuwait University.The Electronic Library 24 (6): 2006, 791-803.
 N.E. Davis & P. Tearle(Eds). A Core Curriculum for Telematics in Teacher Training. Retrieved January 2017 from:
 S.E Aduwa-Ogiegbean& E.O.S. Iyamu. Using Information and Communication Technology in Secondary Schools inNigeria. Educational Technology &Society, 8 (1), 2005, 104-112.
 E.E. Adomi, & S.O Anie. An Assessment of Computer Literacy Skills of Professionals in Nigerian University libraries. Library Hi Tech News 23 (2): 2006, 10-14.
 K.D. Tyler K.D. The Problem in Computer Literacy Training. Retrieved March, 2017from:
 P Reffell& A. Whitworth. Information Fluency: Critically examining IT Education. New Library World 103(1182/1183): 2002, 427-35.
 U.A. Enuku& O. Enuku.Breaking down the walls: Computer Application in Correctional/prison Education. Benin Journal of Educational Studies 12/13 (1/2): 1999 & 2000, 64-71.
 T. Goshit. Nigeria's need for ICT: SP. 259 Technology and Policy in Africa. Retrieved November 2016 from:
 Federal Republic of Nigeria, .National Policy on Education. Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council. 4th ed. Lagos. 2004
 P. Okebukola. Old, New and Current Technology in Education.UNESCO Africa 14 (15): 1997, 7-18.
 NITDA. Use IT: National Information Technology Development Agency, Abuja Nigeria. Retrieved April 2016 from: http://www.nitda.gov.ng/use_it.htm., 2003
 W.E. Nwagwu, W.E. Integrating ICTs into the Globalization of the Poor Developing Countries. Information Development 22(3): 2006, 167-179.
 G.O. Ajayi. NITDA and ICT in Nigeria. Retrieved May, 2015 from:
 E. Aginam. NEPAD scores students' ICT Education in Africa Low. Retrieved March, 2016 from:http://www.vanguardngr.com/articles/2002/features/technology/tec527092006.htm , 2006
 C.H. Okwudishu C.H. Awareness and Use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) among village SecondarySchool Teachers in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State.Abraka: (Unpublished B.Sc. (LIS) project) Delta State University. 2005
 F.A. Kaku.The use of Internet by Secondary School Teachers in the Rural Areas of Delta State: The case of Udu LocalGovernment Area Abraka (Unpublished B.Sc. (LIS) project) : Delta State University. 2005
 J. Emmy., K. John and H. Sang. Challenges facing Adoption of ICT in educational management in schools in Kenya. Journal of Sociology Research, 3 (1), 18-28, 2012
 E.E Adomi, R.B. Okiy,&. J.O. Ruteyan. A Survey of cybercafés in Delta State, Nigeria. The Electronic Library 21 (5): 2003, 487-95.
 M.A. Nthetha, TheUtilisation of ICTs by Staff and Learners of High School. (Unpublished report). University of Zululand. 2006.
Cite this Article: Show All (MLA | APA | Chicago | Harvard | IEEE | Bibtex)
|Total View: 144||Downloads: 0||Page No: 07-21|