Authors : N.R. Osakwe
Abstract: This study was designed to investigate the Influence of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) on Teacher Training in Delta State, Nigeria. The population comprised all teacher trainers (lecturers) of Colleges of Education in Delta State. The sample of 135 lecturers, subjects were randomly selected using the stratified sampling technique. Four hypotheses were raised and tested at the alpha level of 05.05 significance using Pearson Product Moment Correlation statistics. The results revealed that there was no significant relationship between ICT and lesson presentation and access to information on teaching materials. The study also revealed a non-significant relationship between ICT and students effective learning and professional supports. Based on the findings and conclusion, it was recommended that government should provide ICT accessories and infrastructures in all colleges of education, adequate fund and proper electricity should be provided. Also refresher courses should be organized for teacher trainers and trainees on the operation and usage of ICT.
N.R. Osakwe , 2010. The Influence of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) on Teacher Education and Professional Development in Delta State, Nigeria. Asian Journal of Information Technology, 9: 280-285.