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Availability and Uses of ICT Facilities among Students in Faculty of Social Science, Madonna University, Okija

The research work is on availability and uses of ICTs facilities among students in Faculty of Social Science Madonna University, Okija. The research was conducted due to high rate of illiteracy levels of students in using ICTs facilities in Madonna University, Okija campus. Finding shows that many of students learned how to use computer and other ICT facilities from home, because the school management is against any social activities with the Internet. Another findings show that ICT facilities can help students to do assignment, research, meet friends, and involves other social activities in academic environment or community. But they are deprived. Descriptive survey was used, the populations of the study are faculty of social science students which amount to seven hundred and fifty-seven in all the eight departments but four departments were selected randomly for the study through lucky dip. Questionnaire was source of information for this study The four department’s population is three hundred ninety-nine (399) students, but only two hundred ninety- nine questionnaire were returned (299) due to time factors inside of the students. The research was conducted during 2012/2013 second semester examination period, thus, that makes many of the students refused to fill necessary information. The data was analyzed using simple percentage table count. According to the findings, lead the researchers to made some recommendations for the school management about the needs of ICT usage among students in the 21st century.

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