IMPACT OF TEACHING COMPUTER EDUCATION IN NIGERIA PRIMARY SCHOOLS: THE CASE OF ONDO

Akinremi, O.V. & Famuagun, K.S.

Economics Department Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo

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Abstract: This study investigates into the impact of teaching computer education in Nigeria primary schools. The sample for this study comprised 100 teachers sampled from ten primary schools, in Ondo state Nigeria. The teacher-test scores were subjected to t-test. Findings of the study revealed that impediments have a significance impact on the teaching of computer in Nigeria primary schools and teaching of computer education affects the pupils’ academics outcome. Also a questionnaire was administered to ascertain the teachers’ options on impediment and the effects of teaching computer education in Nigeria primary schools. The research analysis suggests that impediment have no significance impact on teaching computer and also teaching of computer education has no significance impact on pupils’ outcome. However, significant impact existed between impediments and the teaching of computer education and also teaching of computer education has significant impact of pupils’ outcome. Based on the research findings recommendation were made on the needs that federal, state and local government should provide enough computers for every school around Ondo state and even the entire federation.