Asian Journal of Information Technology

Year: 2020
Volume: 19
Issue: 1
Page No. 12 - 20

Teachers Perception of the Status of Social Studies Education in Information and Communication Technology Driven Society

Authors : Ogene A. Oyibe and J. Obioji

Abstract: The study focused on teacher’s perception of the status of social studies education in information and communication technology driven society. One research question and one null hypothesis were formulated that guided the study. The design of the study was descriptive survey research design and the population of the study comprised 308 social studies teachers. Questionnaire was used for data collection and data were analyzed using mean and standard deviation while t-test was used in analyzing the null hypotheses. The findings of the study revealed that social studies education can solve the problem of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) driven society and that there is no significant difference in the mean perception of male and female teachers on the status of social studies education in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) driven society. Based on these findings, some recommendations were made, VIZ: Government should de-emphasize curriculum overload and dependence on information and communication technologies devices for instructional delivery in Nigerian schools and social studies teachers in all categories of schools should lay more emphasis on topics that promote and preserve Nigerian cultural heritages.

How to cite this article:

Ogene A. Oyibe and J. Obioji, 2020. Teachers Perception of the Status of Social Studies Education in Information and Communication Technology Driven Society. Asian Journal of Information Technology, 19: 12-20.

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