EXTENT OF AVAILABILITY OF ICT RESOURCES FOR QUALITY ASSURANCE OF BUSINESS EDUCATION IN SOUTH-WEST NIGERIA

Gbolade Michael Soneye

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This study aimed at assessing the extent of availability of ICT resources for quality assurance of Business Education in South-West Nigeria. One research question and three null hypotheses were drawn to guide the study. Related literatures were reviewed after the conceptual framework based on the major variables of the study. A Descriptive research design was adopted to conduct the study. The population of the study comprises 550 (52 lecturers and 498 final year students) of Business Education from universities that offer Business Education in South-West Nigeria. A sample size of three hundred and one (301) 52 lecturers and 249 students was used for the study; using stratified random sampling techniques. A modified questionnaire was used for data collection. The reliability of the instrument was established through the use of Cronbach‘s Alpha Reliability Coefficient and reliability coefficients of 0.87. Arithmetic mean and standard Deviation were used to analyze data and answer research questions. While z-test was used to test hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The findings of this study revealed that ICT resources are available at a low extent for quality assurance of business education in universities in South-West Nigeria. This study recommends, among others, that the Government and managements of programme should join hands together and ensure that ICT resources are available to enhance qualitative teaching and learning of 21st century that afford the students job opportunities in the global labour market.

 

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availability, ICT resources, quality assurance, business education

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