PERCEPTION OF STUDENTS ON THE COMPUTER BASED TEST IN NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES

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Abstract

In this study the effect of Computer-Based Test (CBT) was examined as perceived by the undergraduate students of the University of Abuja. To achieve this objective, a total of 300 respondents were randomly selected cutting across the 10 faculties in the university. An instrument titled Students’ Perception on the Adoption of the computer based test Questionnaire (SPACTQ) was designed, validated by six experts in the Faculty of Education of University of Abuja and used to collect relevant data for the study with reliability of 0.92.

Results obtained from the responses to the questionnaire were analysed using mean and standard deviation. It was found that CBT enjoyed different levels of acceptance among student with the belief that no improvement has been seen on students’ academic performance as a result of CBT. The study therefore recommends a wide sensitization of students on the need to embrace CBT to meet up with the trend in Information technology all over the world.

PERCEPTION OF STUDENTS ON THE COMPUTER BASED TEST IN NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES