Utilization of Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) for Effective Teaching and Learning of Financial Accounting in Senior Secondary Schools in Benue State, Nigeria
This study aimed at assessing the usage of Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) for effective teaching and learning of financial accounting in senior secondary schools in Benue state, Nigeria. The study employed a descriptive survey design. Based on the available literature, 33 item questionnaires for financial accounting teachers and 33 item questionnaires for financial accounting students using a four-point rating scale was developed and used for the study. The respondents were 62 financial accounting teachers and 180 financial accounting students in zone B senatorial district of Benue state. The entire population of the financial accounting teachers was adopted as its size is manageable while a multi-stage sampling technique was used to obtain the population of financial accounting students. Mean, standard deviation and t-test were the statistical tools used for data analysis. The findings of the study revealed a low extent of utilization of CAI in teaching and learning of financial accounting in the schools surveyed. Based on these findings, it was recommended among others that the barriers that militate against the integration of CAI in teaching and learning of financial accounting should be addressed with a view to removing them.
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