Tendency of ICT Usage among Adolescent in Oredo Local Govenrment Primary Schools, Benin City, Edo State-Nigeria

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Maxwell Scale Uwadia Osagie
Osamwonyi Glory
Okoawo Bridget Obehi
Ikediashi A. John
Ekhator Joseph Osarenkhoe
Agbontaen Abieyuwa Shirley
Uruneden Herietta
Odili Ify Rophina
Uwadiae Monday Osamudiamen

Abstract

The viability of a society depends largely on the learning outcome of its teenagers. Raising them can be challenging because modern society is embolden with information communication technology (ICT) that do not only isolate them from peers but create mental disorder in them. ICT is not an isolated entity rather an embodiment of deferent technologies that act as an entity to delivering and channeling information. To ascertain it tendency in primary school and its impact on adolescent, this paper reviewed the concept of ICT and carried out a survey on its usage among adolescent. The survey questionnaire was structured on five points scale and the feedbacks from hundred respondents were analyzed with Statistical package for social sciences (SPSS). From the findings, it was showed that the tendency of ICT by both private and government primary school is indeed poor and its impact on adolescent is on the downward trend. The study offered some recommendations including the need for government to carry out a holistic review of the primary schools curriculum so as to accommodate ICT usage.

Keywords:
Adolescent, ICT, synchronous, ubiquity, technologies, entity, loneliness.

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Osagie, M. S. U., Glory, O., Obehi, O. B., John, I. A., Osarenkhoe, E. J., Shirley, A. A., Herietta, U., Rophina, O. I., & Osamudiamen, U. M. (2019). Tendency of ICT Usage among Adolescent in Oredo Local Govenrment Primary Schools, Benin City, Edo State-Nigeria. Asian Journal of Probability and Statistics, 5(2), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajpas/2019/v5i230133
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Short Research Article

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