SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS’ AWARENESS OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY TOOLS FOR TEACHING ISLAMIC STUDIES IN KWARA STATE

I. Muhammad-Jamiu (PhD), Ummulkhayr Adamu (PhD), Suleiman Abdulkarim

Abstract


Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has become an indispensable tool, and therefore permeated all aspects of human life, be it health, politics, social, religion, culture, entertainment, education, among others. It is against this backdrop that the study examined secondary school teachers’ awareness of information and communication technology tools for teaching Islamic Studies in Kwara State. The study determined the available Information and Communication Technology tools in secondary schools in Kwara State. It was also discovered the use of Information and Communication Technology tools by Islamic Studies teachers based on gender, qualification and experience in Kwara State. Descriptive research method was adopted for this study. The population for this study comprised all secondary school Islamic Studies teachers in Kwara State while the target population was the Islamic Studies teachers at SS I to SS III. Purposive sampling technique was used to sample 150 teachers as respondents for this study which constituted the study sample. A researcher designed checklist was used for the instrument. The research question one and two were answered with percentage. Hypotheses were tested using t-test and One-way ANOVA packages at an alpha level of 0.05. Finding of this study revealed that out of 20 ICT items that were considered on the checklist, seven (7) were 100% available while four (4) were not available at all. Moreover, nine (9) items were available in other secondary schools and were not available in some other secondary schools in Kwara State. There was a significant difference in the Islamic Studies teachers’ use of Information Communication Technology tools on the basis of gender and experience but there was no significant difference in the Islamic Studies teacher’s use of information and communication technology tools on the basis of qualification. Based on these findings, it was concluded that Islamic Studies teachers are aware of Information and Communication Technology for teaching Islamic Studies in Kwara State and recommended that government at all levels should assist in the provision of more modern Information and Communication Technology tools in secondary, these include satellite broadcast, digital player computer and PowerPoint and so on. 

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Teachers, Awareness, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Teaching, Secondary Schools.

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