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Title: Implementation of information technology policy and students’ computer competency in selected government secondary schools in Gaya zone-Kano State, Nigeria
Authors: Mustapha, Habibu Tajo
Keywords: Information technology
Computer competency
Issue Date: Nov-2013
Publisher: Kampala International University, College of Education, Open & Distance Learning
Abstract: The study investigated the level of Implementation of Information Technology Policy and Students’ Computer Competency in selected Government secondary schools in Gaya Zone-Kano State, Nigeria. The study was guided by the three objectives: to determine the level of Implementation of IT Policy, to assess students’ computer competency and to establish the relationship between the implementation of IT Policy and Students’ Computer Competency. This study adopted mixed approaches, combining qualitative and quantitative and using descriptive survey and correlation design for the study. Data was collected using researcher’s devised questionnaires and SPSS was used to analyze the data. Frequency and percentage distributions were used to analyze respondents’ profile. Means was used for the level of implementation of IT Policy and Students’ Computer Competency. Pearson Linear Coefficient of Correlation(r) was used to establish the type of relationship existing between the level of implementation of IT Policy and students’ computer competency. The findings of the study indicated problem in the implementation of the IT Policy in Gaya zone, however the students’ computer competency was satisfactory, the findings showed there was no significant relationship between implementation of ITP and students’ computer competency. Based on the findings the researcher concluded that there was poor implementation of IT Policy, while students’ computer competency was high, while there was no relationship between level of IT Policy implementation and students’ computer competency, the null hypothesis is accepted. The researcher recommends that federal government should provide adequate resources and close monitoring on ICT programme. Another study should be carried out in other part of the country.
Description: A thesis report presented to the college of higher degrees and research Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of Masters Degree in Educational Management and Administration
Appears in Collections:Masters of Educational Management and Administration - Main and Ishaka Campus

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