Chidinma Dokubo, Helen Akpama Adong, Patience Uwelegbewe Orgwu


This study examined modern digital learning tools for promoting adult learning literacy classes in Port Harcourt Metropolis. The study was guided by three research questions with a population of 2033 adult learners and facilitators in adult literacy centres in the Port Harcourt metropolis. The sample size of the study was 400 respondents comprising 370 adult learners and 30 facilitators in the study area. Taro Yamane formula was adopted in determining the sample size of 370 adult learners. However, the simple random sampling technique was adopted in selecting 15 adult learners in each of the adult literacy centres in the Port Harcourt metropolis to arrive at the sample size of 370 adult learners. The 30 facilitators were taken as a census without sampling. The instrument for data collection in this study was a researcher-designed questionnaire titled Assessment of Modern Digital Learning Tools for Promoting Adult Learning in Literacy Classes Questionnaire. (AMDLTPALLCQ). The instrument was validated by three experts. A test of internal consistency using Cronbach Alpha was carried out to determine the reliability of the instrument. Reliability coefficients of 0.81, 0.86 and 0.91 were obtained for the various clusters of the instrument. The research questions were answered using mean and standard deviation. The findings of the study revealed that the use of modern digital learning tools such as Projeqts, Animato and TED Ed promoted adult learning in literacy centres in Port Harcourt metropolis. Based on the findings of the study, it was recommended among others that the Rivers State Agency for Adult and Non- formal education should embark on the training of facilitators on digital literacy to enable them to access and use the modern learning digital tools such as animators, projeqts and others for enhancing learning in their classes.


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