Impact of Internet Technology Usage on Job Performance of Senior Secondary School Teachers in Kaduna State Nigeria

Haruna Abubakar

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The Internet nowadays is the twenty-four hours ’teacher, and is one of the leading sources of vital information nowadays. Therefore, this research was conceptual in nature and survey research design. It examined the contribution of the technology (internet technology) toward the enhancement of Job performance amongst secondary school teachers in central senatorial district of Kaduna State. For the purpose of this study, six (6) secondary schools were selected and the selection was based on the secondary schools that have internet facility in the senatorial zone. Both primary and secondary data sources were used by the researchers in the course of the study. The population of the study was 6000 in which the research applied the require sample size of Mark Saunder2009. The respondents were teachers, and 300 of them were involved as the sampling size. The instruments used in this study was one evaluation forms of questionnaire with two section, the first section of the questionnaire was based on teacher Perceive Internet Usage and the second segment was on measure Teacher’s Job Performance. The result of the research certainly showed the importance of internet in secondary school and the ICT would help the teachers in their various disciplines to boasting their knowledge and there is the need for encouraging teachers to utilise the bounty that in ICT. The question and the research hypothesis of the research was tested by using simple frequencies, mean and standard deviation was used and F-test (ANOVA) and (PPMR) correlation coefficient was use to retain or reject the null hypothesis. The study recommended that it is high time for the teachers to further their education and to have positive changes in their attitude towards the using internet technology for their discipline so that the achievement of the educational objectives will be achieved. Furthermore, the stakeholders of Secondary School education are called upon to ensure that only teachers who are computer literate would be employed. Attention of curriculum reviewers has also been drawn to the fact that they should design the curriculum that is relevant to the present contemporary so that it will dance to the tune of the present society.

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