Edwin Chukwuaguzie Elujekwute (PhD), Shehu Habib, Lilian Oigoche, Chinyere Ifemma Nnome


This study investigated the influenced of information Communication Technology (ICT) Facilities on the management of public secondary schools in Benue State of Nigeria. Three (3) research questions and three (3) hypotheses guided the study. The review of related literature was done under the conceptual framework which identified the influence of e-mail, computer facilities and overhead projector in teaching and learning in public secondary schools in Benue State, Nigeria. Descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. The population of the study comprised four thousand five hundred and twenty-six (4,526) teachers from two hundred twenty (220) grant-aided secondary schools in Benue State, Nigeria. A sample of two hundred and ninety-two (292) teachers from twenty-three (23) chosen public secondary schools was used for the study. A 15- items structured questionnaire constructed by the researchers tilted, “Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Facilities and Public Secondary Schools Management Questionnaire (IICTPSSMQ)” was used for data collection. Descriptive statistics of Mean and Standard Deviation were used to answer the research questions while the Chi-square (x2) statistical tool was used to test the hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The findings revealed that e-mail have significant influence on communication and computer facilities have significant influence on keeping of records while overhead projector have significant influence on teaching and learning in public secondary schools management. The findings also revealed the overhead projectors have significant on teaching and learning in schools. Based on the findings of the study, it was recommended amongst others, that the government and educational administrators should ensure that e-mail services are provided in schools so as to enhance effective communication between teachers, students and parents. Also, the school administrators should make adequate provision of computers and encourage its usage in records keeping and administrative duties as well as in teaching and learning purposes. Finally, the educational mangers should endeavor to provide sufficient overhead projectors in schools since effective learning may take place through the use pictorial presentation in classrooms. Conclusion were made and implication of the findings drawn.


Influence, Concept, ICT, Management, Secondary Schools, E-mail Services, Computer Facilities, Overhead Projector, Benue State, Nigeria

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