DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY SKILLS REQUIRED FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING OF BUSINESS EDUCATION COURSES IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN PLATEAU STATE

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ABSTRACT

This research project aims to identify the digital technology skills required for effective teaching and learning of business education courses in tertiary institutions in Plateau State, Nigeria. The study seeks to explore the current state of digital technology integration in business education, identify the specific skills needed by educators and students, assess the challenges and opportunities associated with digital technology adoption, and propose recommendations for enhancing digital technology skills in the teaching and learning of business education courses.

A mixed-methods research design will be employed, incorporating surveys, interviews, and observations of classroom practices. The research objectives include examining the current state of digital technology integration in business education, identifying the specific skills required by educators and students, assessing the challenges and opportunities associated with digital technology adoption, and proposing recommendations for enhancing digital technology skills.

The findings of this research project will contribute to the existing body of knowledge by providing insights into the digital technology skills required for teaching and learning of business education courses in tertiary institutions in Plateau State. The research will examine the current state of digital technology integration in business education, including the types of technologies used, the extent of utilization, and the effectiveness of their implementation. Additionally, the research will identify the specific digital technology skills needed by educators, such as proficiency in learning management systems, multimedia tools, data analysis software, and online collaboration platforms. Furthermore, the research will explore the digital technology skills required by students, including digital literacy, information literacy, online research skills, and proficiency in using productivity tools. The research will also assess the challenges and opportunities associated with digital technology adoption, considering factors such as access to technology, training and support for educators, technological infrastructure, and pedagogical considerations. Based on the findings, recommendations will be proposed for enhancing digital technology skills in the teaching and learning of business education courses, encompassing professional development programs, curriculum revision, and resource allocation.

The implications of this research extend to educators, students, policymakers, and tertiary institutions in Plateau State. The findings will inform educators about the specific digital technology skills needed for effective teaching and learning of business education courses, guiding their professional development efforts and instructional practices. Students can benefit from the research findings by understanding the digital technology skills required for their academic and future career success, enabling them to acquire and develop those skills. Policymakers can consider the implications of the research when formulating policies and initiatives that promote digital technology integration in business education. Tertiary institutions can utilize the research findings to enhance their curriculum and instructional practices, ensuring that graduates are equipped with the necessary digital technology skills demanded by the job market.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Title Page i
Declaration ii
Approval Page iii
Dedication iv
Abstract vi
Table of Contents vii
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
1.1 Introduction 1
1.2 Background of the study 3
1.3 Statement of the General Problem 4
1.4 Objective of the study 5
1.5 Significance of the study 5
1.6 Statement of hypothesis 6
1.7 Scope of the study 6
1.8 Limitation of the study 7
1.9 Definition of terms 7
CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW
2.0 Introduction 9
2.1 Review of related literature 9
2.2 Theoretical framework
2.3 Summary of review 33
CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3.1 Introduction 35
3.2 Research design 35
3.3 Area of study 35
3.4 Population of the study 36
3.5 Sample size 36
3.6 Instrument for data collection 36
3.7 Reliability of the instrument 37
3.8 Validity of the Instrument 38
3.9 Method of data Collection 38
3.10 Method of Data Analysis 39
CHAPTER FOUR: DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS
4.1 Introduction 41
4.2 Characteristics of the respondents 41
4.3 Presentation of Data Analysis 43
4.4 Discussion of Findings 48
4.5 Summary of findings 49
CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
5.1 Summary 51
5.2 Conclusion 52
5.3 Recommendation 53
Biography 54
Appendix 56

 

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