ONLINE VERSUS CLASSROOM LEARNING (A CASE STUDY OF TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN ONDO STATE)

Adekunle A.O. Ph.D
gaacademics@gmail.com
Computer Science Department
Adeyemi College of Education Ondo
and
Ayanlowo E.O.
Shegemman2010gmail.com
Chemistry Department
Adeyemi College of Education Ondo

ABSTRACT
This study investigated into Online versus Classroom learning, its effect on academic performance of student in Chemistry. The study was carried out in two selected institutions making use of this pattern of learning, Adeyemi College of Education Ondo and National Open University (NOUN), Akure study centre. The study consisted of one hundred (100) respondent from both institutions, the research questions were formulated and analyzed using Chi-Square analysis method.Analysis of the result revealed that the use of Online in learning of Chemistry do have effect on the academic performance of student in Chemistry since the X2tab with degree of freedom at 0.05 significant level is 8.34 is less than X2cal which is 92.31.This makes Online learning more effective if it is used to complement Classroom learning. The study recommends that Chemistry instructors should encourage students to make use of Online learning facilities also, Government should support institutions by providing ICT facilities to improve learning and in-service computer and internet training for instructors so as to increase their skills and competencies in learning and teaching of Chemistry.
Keywords:Online learning,Classroom learning, Chi Square,ICT and Academic Performance.