A Study of the Information and Communication Technology Use among Student-Teachers in Universities in North Central Nigeria

Anunobi, Vivian Njideka


This study investigated the study of the information and communication technology use among student-teachers in universities in north central Nigeria. Also the influence of gender on the student-teachers' use of ICT. The study was a descriptive survey type. A total of 638 student-teachers were sampled using stratified random sampling technique. Research question 1 was answered using mean, hypothesis 1 was tested using t-test, while hypothesis 2 was tested using analysis of variance (ANOVA) . The findings of the research showed that university student-teachers in North Central Nigeria are average in  their ICT use. There was also no significant difference established in the use of ICT between male and female student-teachers and neither was there any significant difference in the use  of ICT by student-teachers in Arts, Sciences, and Social Sciences. The implication of the findings is that there efforts should be made by the universities to make the student-teachers imbibe the culture of integrating ICT into pedagogy and other educational activities.

Keywords: ict, use of ict, student-teachers, influence of gender, universities in north central nigeria.

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