The impact of information technology in the selected secondary schools of Othaya Division, Nyeri District Kenya

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Kampala International University.College of Education
The purpose of this study was to examining the impact of ICT projects in the selected secondary schools in Nyeri District, Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were to describe the current situation in selected secondary schools with regard to ICT usage, evaluate the ICT learning programmes for students and to assess levels of interest in and attitudes towards ICT among students, and to assess the positive impact of ICT exposure in the lives of students. The methods used for data collection was questionnaires to the students in the school who were involved in the study. In chapter four, the findings were presented and interpreted in relation to the study objectives and research questions. While linking to the existing literature, results included demographic characteristics, frequency and percentages. Based on the findings it was observed there was a positive impact to the learning of computers in secondary schools. In chapter five, development of solutions to the problem, summary of the findings and conclusions were attempted. The findings suggested government that government should put up a policy that ensures all schools get asses to ICT. This will help school avail facilities for the setting up of computer labs.
Research report submitted to the School of Open and Distance Learning in partial fulfilment of the-requirement for the award of bachelor of Education (Sciences) of Kampala International University
Information, Technology, Secondary schools, Kenya