Assessment of Internet–Assisted Learning Resources (ILAR) in Teaching Chemistry in Senior Secondary Schools in Rivers State, Nigeria

Authors

  • Emmanuel Uwiekadom Ejimaji School of Education Federal College Of Education(Technical), Omoku-Rivers State,Nigeria.
  • Isaac Esezi Obilor Department of Educational Psychology, University Of Port Harcourt Port Harcourt Nigeria

Abstract

Studies were conducted among secondary school students to assess the effectiveness of internet technology over the
conventional method for data or resources generation in chemistry in Orashi zone of Rivers State. Two hundred and seventy
(270) students were selected from eighteen (18) secondary schools in the study area, using random sampling techniques.
Primary data were collected through questionnaire administration. Quantitative tool used for data analysis was Chi-square (x2)
statistics. The findings from this study revealed that: the generation of chemistry resources using internet system is dependent
on the level of awareness of the chemistry students: a greater chemistry resources using internet system is dependent on the
level of accessibility of chemistry students to internet services. It is therefore recommended that: The Government should as a
matter of policy in-cooperate ICT in secondary school education system, this will enhance computer literacy among teachers and
students in Nigeria schools. Internet managed technology for teachers and students should be adequately integrated in the
school curriculum for gathering chemistry resources in these highly technological ages.

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Published

2011-12-01

How to Cite

Ejimaji, E. U., & Obilor, I. E. (2011). Assessment of Internet–Assisted Learning Resources (ILAR) in Teaching Chemistry in Senior Secondary Schools in Rivers State, Nigeria. Journal of Educational and Social Research, 1(5), 115. Retrieved from https://www.richtmann.org/journal/index.php/jesr/article/view/11768