Attitude and Usage of Blog as a Determinant to Pre-Service Teachers’ Academic Achievement

Christopher T. OMOTUNDE, Kayode O. FAGUN, Shadrach O. ADERELE, James A. Abidoye


Blogs are popular form of easy-to-use personal publishing that has attracted millions of bloggers to share their personal thoughts, opinions, and knowledge on the web. The versatility of blogs as a communication medium has attracted interests from educators. Blog service offered to learners and teachers through Internet is an important instrument to provide learners with effective activities and social interaction. Blog technology provides the users with opportunities to create web pages without any design knowledge, write their ideas on these pages, and add comments on the pages. This paper investigates the attitude and use of blog by pre-service teachers as a determinant of their academic performance. The result shows a significant relationship between pre-service teachers’ academic performance and the usage of blog. It is therefore pertinent that educator begins to introduce blogging to their classroom activities.

Keywords: Blog, Academic Performance, Attitude, Pre-Service Teachers.

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