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ICT Usage and Academic Learning of Students (Case Study of Federal Polytechnic Ede, Osun State, Nigeria)

Tolulope Elizabeth Adenekan, Faith Akinwole, Ikusemiju & Oluwakemi Esther, Ibironke, Volume 3 Issue 2, December 2022 Pages 41-47, Published: 2022-12-09


Academic learning is a cornerstone in education, which involves period of development of student’s knowledge, skill, and experience within an academic environment. However, students’ academic learning is perceived to be having challenges like inadequate instructional facilities, in-conducive learning environment, inadequate security, among others. The ripple effect is perceived on the overall academic learning of students in Federal Polytechnic, Ede. This study therefore examined the influence of ICT usage on academic learning of students in Federal Polytechnic, Ede. A descriptive survey design was employed. The population of the study comprised of 14,140 students. The sample size for the study was 375 students. The study utilized stratified random sampling technique. Structured questionnaire was used and data were analyzed using simple percentage method and Linear Regression Analysis of SPSS to test the hypothesis at 0.05 level of significance. The result revealed that there is significant influence of ICT Usage on Academic Learning with a p-value is 0.000, which is less than 0.05. Conclusively, the study shows a relatively high influence of ICT use on academic learning of the investigated Polytechnic. Therefore, the study recommended that the management of Federal Polytechnic Ede should improve on the provision of more learning equipment, collaborative tools, and adequate security to improve student concentration and learning.