Journal of Social Sciences

MODELLING ICT INTEGRATION IN TEACHING AND LEARNING OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Babawuro Shu’aibu, Abubakar Sadiq Bappah and Muhammad Sukri Bin Saud

DOI : 10.3844/jssp.2013.81.88

Journal of Social Sciences

Volume 9, 2013

Pages 81-88

Abstract

The use of ICT facilities in teaching and learning is promising as it continues to yield impressive result from the studies conducted around the developed world economies. Results of similar studies from developing economies revealed gap in the use of ICTs in teaching and learning, especially, in some higher institutions offering Technical and Vocational Education (TVE). Emerging developing economies like Nigeria, is now striving to integrate the use of ICTs in teaching and learning of its TVE programmes. In view of that, this research aimed at developing a functional model that consisted of areas considered important for integration of ICTs into teaching and learning process in TVE. Regression Model Analysis was used to analyse data collected from a Rasch analysed questionnaire distributed to a total of one hundred and forty (140) respondents drawn from five higher institutions offering TVE in north-eastern Nigeria. Being a mixed method adopted research; a qualitative data collected through interview was further subjected to qualitative analysis procedures. A functional model of five (5) important areas and 4 categories emerged.

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© 2013 Babawuro Shu’aibu, Abubakar Sadiq Bappah and Muhammad Sukri Bin Saud. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.