The purpose of this study was to find the
influence of modern communication gadget in effective teaching and some
learning process in five selected private schools in Oredo local government
area of Edo state, namely;
-Baptist High School
-University Preparatory Secondary School (U.P.S.S)
-Antie Maria Secondary School
-St. Mary Dedication British High school.
All in Edo State The research was aimed at
ascertaining where a modern communication gadget has affected the teaching.
Learning process in our institution of learning positively and to what extent
it has influenced the understanding of the teacher. In carrying out this study,
oral interview, personal observation and questionnaire were administered to
students and teachers. The data collected from the students and teachers were
analyzed and interpreted. It was observed that the teachers and students
requested for communication gadgets to make teaching and learning more
effective. It was also observed that, due to the large number of students in
classes, the teacher cannot be successfully passed across the message so modern
communication gadgets should be introduced to our school where there is none,
and more also were there is gadgets like public address system, computers
e.t.c. The research also embraces the scope of study research hypothesis,
statement of the problem and limitation of study.
Background of the problem
Statement of the problem
Objective of the study
Significance of the study
Scope of the study
Limitation of the study
Definition of terms
Population of the study
Sample and sapling procedure
Instrument and data collection
Validity of instrument
Administration of questionnaire
Method of data analysis
Data analysis and discussion
BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
For the objectives of teaching/learning to
be attained or achieved, there must/should be an effective way of
communication. One would say that from the beginning of creation man have tried
in several ways of pass on information to his fellowmen, over the years, this
process is passing information on have become not only complex but highly
sophisticated. Thus, it is now widely accepted that without communication there
will not be teaching and learning or effective one, if any.
V.H Bell-Gam (2003) sees communication as information given in order to
influence the behavior of the learner. The aim of the classroom communication
is to bring about certain changes in the behavior of the
In the course of the research, I am concerned with the channel of communication
or the means (gadgets) through which information is passed from the source
(teacher) to the receiver (learner). When communication is considered from the
point of view of channel transmission, it means channeling (passing)
information through given gadgets (means) to its destination. This explains why
we have media communication and companies that exist for the purpose, which
involves the invention of radio, public address system, television, computer,
projectors, and internet e.t.c. that have all influence the effectiveness of
the teaching and learning process.
The issue of modern communication gadgets in teaching and learning activities
Is of paramount importance if teaching and learning will be effective therefore
the main trust of the research is to investigate the influence of modern
communication gadgets in effective teaching and learning, a case study of five
selected private schools in Oredo local government area, all in Edo State.
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
The statement of the problem is;
Do we have communication in our institution of learning in Edo state?
Of what benefit is communication gadget to teaching and learning process.
Do we have enough of these modern communication gadgets in our schools (the
five selected private schools in Edo state).
Can the government do anything about it?
School role concerning that communication gadgetry.
OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY
The purpose if this study is to examine
the influence of modern communication gadget in teaching/ learning processes,
which is the usefulness, or advantage of using these communication gadgets to
the teacher and the learner in our modern institution of learning.
To identify now teaching/ learning can be effective through good (modern)
communication means (gadgets).
To identify some communication gadgets that is of urgent had in these
institutions of learning.
To show that there is need for encouraging the usefulness of these gadgets if
rarely to have access to this problem and find a lasting solution to effective
teaching/ learning process.
SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
The study of the influence of modern communication gadgets on effective
educational (teaching/learning) process in our institution f learning is of
much significance not only to the learner ad teacher but Nigeria in general. If
the national policy of education must be achieved, the federal government,
state government, the policy of education must be achieved, the federal
government, state government, parents must put in place good and adequate
communication gadgets in order to meet the needs of our today’s teaching/
Therefore the significance of carrying out this study is to show the influence
of modern communication gadgets and is needs for effective teaching learning
processes in our private secondary school in the state and the Nigeria as a
This study will also encourage school to take proper maintenance of those tools
available because they act of immense importance.
The research hypotheses are state in the
alternative and null hypothesis.
There is urgent need for modern communication gadget in our institution of
There is no need for modern communication gadget makes teaching and learning
process more effective.
The influence of modern communication gadget is more effective.
Modern communication gadget neither does nor makes teaching easier or
Modern communication gadget makes teaching profession easier and interesting.
Modern communication gadget has increased the zeal and interest of learners
towards learning activities.
Modern communication gadgets have not increased the zeal.
SCOPE OF THE STUDY
Due to its complexity, this study has been
carried out in some selected schools (five in number in Edo state) private
This is also as a result of the large number of schools within the state. The
schools covered are Baptist high school, university preparatory secondary
school (U.P.S.S), Igbinedion modern educational centre, Antie Maria secondary
school, St. Mary dedication British high school, all in Edo state.
DEFINITION OF TERMS
The source can be a person or group of persons, a source can be an organization
or an institution. But in this case (research) we are taking the teacher (a
person) as our source.
Message/ Information: This is the stimulus transmitted from the source to the receiver
the sense in a message in what is being communicated.
Communication Gadget: This is one medium or channel means through which a message gets
to its destination. This is the link between the source and the receiver.
In communication the receiver is the recipient of the message, the receiver is
the most important element of communication.
Feedback is the response from which receiver, which can enable the source to
send more messages or to modify other message.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY
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