Effect of Ict on the Academic Performance of Students

8894 Words Apr 24th, 2012 36 Pages
CHAPTER ONE Introduction 1.1 Background of the Study Information and communication technology (ICT) is an instructional technology to enhance teaching and learning in pre schools, it is the application of organized or scientific knowledge to practical tasks of teaching and learning in pre-schools. According to Akinola and Aremu, (2000) instructional technologies incorporate the tools and making present support to reinforce teaching and learning on pre schools pupils. Technology is this respect involves broad based technology including it methods, management and it applications, that support the creation, storage, manipulations and communication of information on pre-school pupils. An information and communication …show more content…
Overall from these studies done, the researcher found that having a technology tools in the classroom increase greatly the pre-school pupil’s achievement as long as there were a lot of interactive activities in the classroom. 1.2. Statement of the Problem The issue of information and communication technology (ICT) tools, such as audio visual, computer, internet printer, materials, as a technology of instruction, as efficient tools to teachers chalk and talk method has been a problem in the academic field. This study is aimed at working into the following: The attitude of pupils towards ICT tools such as audio visual, computer and internet printed materials. This technology instruction is inadequate and it hinders their flow of scientific concept in school classrooms. 1.3 Purpose of the Study The purpose of this study is to; i. Find out the significance of ICT tools such as internet printed materials, audio visual and computer in instruction technologies as an alternative to teachers chalk and talk method. ii. Determine the problems associated with the use of ICT tools such as computer audio visual and internet printed materials as instructional technologies in the classroom. iii. Provide suggestion and recommendation of ICT tools and it use as instructional technologies in teaching and learning process.

1.4 Research Questions The