Paper Title : The effects of ict facilities on teaching and learning in senior high schools in ghana.
ISSN : 2394-2231
Year of Publication : 2021
Authors: Benjamin kwasi amponsah (Ph.D. Candidate), Associate Prof. Francis Stonier, Princess Sarkodie (MSc)
MLA Style: Benjamin kwasi amponsah (Ph.D. Candidate), Associate Prof. Francis Stonier, Princess Sarkodie (MSc) "The effects of ict facilities on teaching and learning in senior high schools in ghana. " Volume 8 - Issue 1 January-February , 2021 International Journal of Computer Techniques (IJCT) ,ISSN:2394-2231 , www.ijctjournal.org
APA Style: Benjamin kwasi amponsah (Ph.D. Candidate), Associate Prof. Francis Stonier, Princess Sarkodie (MSc) "The effects of ict facilities on teaching and learning in senior high schools in ghana. " Volume 8 - Issue 1 January-February , 2021 International Journal of Computer Techniques (IJCT) ,ISSN:2394-2231 , www.ijctjournal.org
The purpose of the study was to find out the effects of ICT facilities on teaching and learning in senior high schools in Ghana. The study adopted the descriptive research design and data was analyzed using descriptive statistics and Chi square test. The findings of the research showed that all four schools under study have computer laboratories and some basic ICT tools but with limited number of computers and internet access. It was also discovered from the study that schools have ICT tools and facilities in place but are not mostly accessible to students. The study also showed that teachers seldom use ICT tools in the classroom and that the students mostly get access to ICT tools only in the ICT labs. Furthermore, the results of the study revealed the three major barriers preventing teachers from using ICT tools in the classroom: 1) limited time to use computers 2) lack of training in the usage of ICT tools and 3) ICT tools are unreliable when using it in the classroom. The study provides new and pertinent information for teachers, school management and educational policy makers for effective planning and training towards successful implementation of ICT into teaching and learning.
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