THE IMPLICATION OF USING INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY ICT IN THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF INTEGRATED SCIENCE IN COLLEGE OF EDUCATION EKIADOLOR-BENIN

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ABSTRACT

This research was focused on the implication of using information communication technology (ICT) in the teaching and learning of integrated science in College of Education Ekiadolor Benin, Edo State. Consequently a questionnaire was designed and administered to respondents. The studies consist of five chapters, chapter one was on the background of the study. However the significant of the study was highlighted in addition to the problem encountered by the researcher in the course of investigation. Chapter two focused on the review of related literature, chapter three was on methodology area considered under this section are population, sampling procedure, validity and reliability of questionnaire, administration of questionnaire and method of data analysis. Chapter four was denoted to data analysis in fact the researcher adopted the use of frequency and percentage to analyze data collection by means of questionnaire. On the final note was chapter five which was denoted to summary, conclusion and recommendation.

CHAPTER ONE

BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY

The world today is undergoing a very rapid in information communication technology (ICT) and teaching and learning is not le out, since the turn of the century, emphasis has shied from the literary arts to the development of science and technology. Therefore, all the problems are facing the students, education in the world today, especially, that of the implication surrounding using information communication technology (ICT) in the teaching and learning of integrated science in Nigeria Education system and College of Education, Ekiadolor Benin in particular is the most crucial one.

All over the world, the implication of using information communication technology (ICT) in the teaching and learning of integrated science has negative signals in the educational system because most of integrated science students are not computer literate, this will automatically affect them in the teaching and learning of integrated science. Integrated science is a valuable course that needs to asses students interest in educational system and integrating approach to earth space science this science course is a hand and class, which have many labs and involves precision and accuracy. It is extremely important that the ministry of education should properly investigate those implication of using information communication technology (ICT) in the teaching and learning of integrated science in the higher institution, mostly College of Education Ekiadolor Benin. Understanding the implication of using information communication technology (ICT) in the teaching and learning integrated science will help to improve our educational standard. In most developing countries like Ghana, South Africa etc. the problems of poor performance of students in integrated science is very acute and this problem retards the educational growth and economy of these nations.

THE IMPLICATION OF USING INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY ICT IN THE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF INTEGRATED SCIENCE IN COLLEGE OF EDUCATION EKIADOLOR-BENIN