EXTENT OF AVAILABILITY AND UTILIZATION OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) RESOURCES FOR EFFECTIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF SCIENCE IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS INUDI L.G.A OF ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA
The study investigated the extent of availability and utilization of ICT Resources for effective teaching and learning of science in secondary schools in Udi Local Government Area of
Enugu State. Three research questions guided the study. Survey Research design was used. A sample of 120 SS3 science students was randomly drawn from four schools out of 21 coeducational schools in Udi L.G.A. A structured questionnaire was used. The instrument was face validated by experts. The reliability co-efficient of 0.76 was obtained for the instrument using Cronbach alpha. Data analysis was carried out using frequency, percentage and mean.
Findings showed that most of the required ICT resources were not available in the schools. The only ICT Resources utilized by the teacher are the mobile cellular phones and public address systems. The researcher recommended among others that Government should provide ICT resources in schools for effective teaching and learning.