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AVAILABILITY AND UTILIZATION OF COMPUTER RESOURCES FOR TEACHING OF MATHEMATICS IN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ABUJA MUNICIPAL AREA COUNCIL, NIGERIA

Authored By: Musa D. C., Maigana, B. M.

Article Number: 1708184935

Received Date: January 11th 2024 Published Date: February 17th 2024

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This research examined the availability and utilization of computer resources for teaching and learning of mathematics in Senior Secondary Schools in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC). The study is descriptive survey research design. The population of the study comprised all 87 Mathematics teachers in 26 public Senior Secondary schools in AMAC. A sample of 62 mathematics teachers was randomly selected and used. The instruments: Computer Resources Inventory Scale (CRIS), Mathematics Teachers’ Usage of Computer Resources (MTUCR) and their Knowledge of Computer Resources (MTKCR) were used for data collection. The instruments were ensured to be valid and reliable. Mean and standard deviation was used to answer the research questions that guided this study. The findings revealed that computer resources were mostly not available and there is rare usage of the few available ones. It was recommended among others that Government and stakeholders in education should device means of making computer resources functional and available for teachers of mathematics to enhance teaching of mathematics in Senior Secondary schools in AMAC. 

Maigana, B. M.  & Musa, D. C. (2024). Availability and Utilization of Computer Resources for Teaching of Mathematics in Senior Secondary Schools in Abuja Municipal Area Council, Nigeria. Journal of Science, Technology, and Education (JSTE); www.nsukjste.com/ 7(3), 34-45.

Musa D. C.
Nasarawa State University Keffi
Maigana, B. M.
Department of Mathematics, Naval Officers’ Wives Education Centre, New-Karshi, Nasarawa State.