Assessing the Constraints in the Application of E-learning by Secondary School Teachers in Bayelsa State, Nigeria
Higher Education Research
Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2017, Pages: 27-30
Received: Oct. 25, 2016; Accepted: Jan. 6, 2017; Published: Feb. 1, 2017
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Alfred-Jaja Stella Wellington-Igonibo, Department of Vocational and Technology Education, Faculty of Education, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Nigeria
Boma Isabella Dambo, Department of Business Education, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port-Harcourt, Nigeria
Diseye Juliet Oyadongha, Department of Vocational and Technology Education, Faculty of Education, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Nigeria
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Abstract
This study investigated the constraints in the application of e-learning in secondary schools in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. The study adopted a descriptive survey research design. Four hundred (400) teachers in public secondary schools were used as the sample for the study. The instrument for data collection was self-developed questionnaires titled, ‘Teachers’ Constraints in the Application of E-learning Tools’ (TCAET) and ‘Strategies for Improving E-learning Application by Teachers’ (SIEAT. The study revealed constraints and strategies in the application of e-learning in secondary schools in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. It was recommended among other things that, the government should embark on a massive computer training program for teachers. Teachers should be trained and retrained through in–service training, seminars, workshops and conferences for acquisition of the knowledge and skills needed for e-learning application in secondary schools in Bayelsa State, Nigeria.
Keywords
Constraints, Application, E-learning, Teachers, Bayelsa State
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Alfred-Jaja Stella Wellington-Igonibo, Boma Isabella Dambo, Diseye Juliet Oyadongha, Assessing the Constraints in the Application of E-learning by Secondary School Teachers in Bayelsa State, Nigeria, Higher Education Research. Vol. 2, No. 1, 2017, pp. 27-30. doi: 10.11648/j.her.20170201.16
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