International Association of Educators   |  ISSN: 1308-9501

Original article | International Journal of Educational Researchers 2018, Vol. 9(3) 1-8

Factors Influencing Computer Education Curriculum Implementation in Nigerian Junior Secondary Schools

Olabamiji Onifade

pp. 1 - 8   |  Manu. Number: MANU-1807-30-0002

Published online: October 13, 2018  |   Number of Views: 120  |  Number of Download: 676


Abstract

This study examined the quality and adequacy of the Computer Studies teachers, the extent of the availability of the teaching resources used in teaching Computer Studies as the determinants of the implementation of the curriculum. A total of seventy-two (72) respondents formed the sample size of the study. Multi-stage sampling technique was used to select the sample for the study. 75% of the sampled population were from the private secondary schools while 25% belong to the public secondary schools.  Meanwhile, 8.3% of the public schools investigated do not offer Computer Studies. Computer Teachers Quality and Adequacy Questionnaire (CTQAQ) and Teaching Resources Checklist (TRC) were used for data collection. The result revealed that 62.9% of Computer Studies teachers are qualified to teach the subject and it is of note that 54.5% of the subject teachers teach another subject along with Computer Studies. Considering the teaching resources, 61.1% of the sampled schools have desktop Computers and 50.0% makes use of laptop Computers. Result also showed that 94.4% of the schools sampled make use of the latest edition of Computer studies textbook for teaching the subject.

Keywords: Computer, Education, Curriculum, Implementation


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Onifade, O. (2018). Factors Influencing Computer Education Curriculum Implementation in Nigerian Junior Secondary Schools. International Journal of Educational Researchers, 9(3), 1-8.

Harvard
Onifade, O. (2018). Factors Influencing Computer Education Curriculum Implementation in Nigerian Junior Secondary Schools. International Journal of Educational Researchers, 9(3), pp. 1-8.

Chicago 16th edition
Onifade, Olabamiji (2018). "Factors Influencing Computer Education Curriculum Implementation in Nigerian Junior Secondary Schools". International Journal of Educational Researchers 9 (3):1-8.

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