Availability and Utilization of ICT Resources in Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools in Ardo-Kola and Jalingo, Taraba State



This paper is a survey which was designed to ascertain the various Information and Communication technology resources available for teaching and learning in  the Secondary Schools in the two local government areas in Ardo kola and Jalingo Taraba state  The population of the study is made up of all the. secondary school teachers and principals in all the forty Secondary Schools in A sample she of 264 respondents was selected for the study using stratified - random sampling technique. The instrument used for the collection of data was a set of researcher—made questionnaire. Data collected was analyzed using frequency counts and simple percentage it  shows that the extent of availability of ICT resources in secondary schools in Ardokola and Jalingo is very low. The extent of utilization of ICT resources in teaching and learning is equally very low. ICT resources were not available in the schools for the use of teachers and students for learning activities. It was also found out that many factors were perceived by the teachers and principals as constraints to the effective utilization of ICTs in teaching and learning in secondary schools. They include; poor power supply. Lack of adequately trained teachers in the use of lCTs in teaching, high cost of computers and accessories among others. It was concluded that much has not been done by government in the area of provision of ICT resources for teaching and learning in this era of ICT based learning. The paper recommends governments’, non-governmental organizations’ and private individuals’ intervention in the provision of needed ICT resources in the schools among others.

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