Application of E-devices in Teaching and its Effectiveness in State Universities in Ogun State, Nigeria

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Since ICT has become a new and pervasive supplementary tool in a teaching jobs, this descriptive survey research examines the application of electronic devices in teaching and its influence on teaching effectiveness of academic staff of Nigerian universities. Tai Solarin University of Education and Olabisi Onabanjo University, both in Ogun State, were used as a case studies.

The study population comprises all the students and lecturers in the universities. Multi-stage sampling technique utilizing proportional random sampling was used to select the study sample.
In choosing the sample size, each university was grouped into strata based on colleges/faculties amounting to ten colleges/faculties and 20 participants (10 students and 10 lecturers) were selected from each department. Hence a total of 400 pre-tested questionnaires titled ‘Scale on Application of Electronic Devices and Teaching Effectiveness’ were administered on the sample size. Two versions of the instrument were prepared; one for the students and the other for the lecturers. 336 were however returned and analyzed using frequency counts percentage and chi- square statistics. The study revealed that the application of electronic devices in teaching significantly influences lecturers’ performance and teaching quality. Though instruction delivered using electronic devices was found to be adequate for students’ knowledge acquisition, student’s low level of ICT literacy seriously undermines the effectiveness of teaching.

Consequent upon these findings, the study recommends a mass ICT literacy programs (especially its appreciation) for Nigerian students.
Keywords: Electronic Devices, ICT literacy, Learning Effectiveness, Teaching Performance, Universities.

INTRODUCTION

It is an information-powered society where all aspects of lives have been altered, courtesy of technological innovation and advancement. Electronic literacy and information resources, rather than material resources, are now critical to both human and organizational survival. Workplace relations are resultantly reshuffled because enhancement strategies for jobs are now ‘electronic’ rather than ‘mechanical’. Employers now hire and pay for ‘mind power’ rather than ‘manpower’. In educational institutions, e-teaching and learning become a new philosophical paradigm with the aim of meeting up with, or at least, competing with global trends in the knowledge based society. In the words of Torruam (2012), e-teaching and learning is one of the
educational challenges of the modern age about which progressive academic institutions must make bold efforts to compete favorably and excel in the global market where education is acommodity. In a world driven by knowledge and technology, the role of teachers and academic
staff is fundamental to literacy development as well as building well equipped and marketable

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