Ict Usage in Teaching and Its Influence on Student's Academic Performance in Uganda Certificate of Education (Uce) in Kasese District(Journal Article)
This study investigated the ICT usage in teaching and itsí influence on students Ďacademic performance in Uganda certificate of education (UCE) in Kasese District, focusing on three major areas; accessibility of ICT in teaching, Utilization of ICT infrastructure on academic Performance in UCE in Kasese District, and to determine the knowledge and skills possessed by secondary school teachers of Kasese District in ICT. The study utilised a cross sectional design with a Chi-square test for analysis using 291 respondents. The study discovered that the accessibility of ICT resources in teaching influence the academic performance of students, the utilisation of ICT Infrastructure influences studentsí Academic Performance in UCE secondary schools of Kasese District, and also, the teachers in Kasese District posses reasonable ICT knowledge and skills, although the coverage of ICT resources is still very minimal; something that affects learning in Ordinary Secondary Level in Kasese District. The study recommended for different stakeholders: Board of School Trustees, Teachers, and Government of Uganda through the Ministry of Education and Sports to provide ICT facilities in schools, train teachers in the district ICT knowledge and skills in order to improve the accessibility of ICT in the teaching and learning process in Kasese District.
Authoured by: Baluku, Edison , John Kasujja Paul
Academic units: Faculty of Education