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Internet Usages and its Challenges by Lecturers in Edo State: Case Study of Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma and Benson Idahosa University Benin City

Idiegbeyan-Ose, Jerome and Odion, Fredrick (2012) Internet Usages and its Challenges by Lecturers in Edo State: Case Study of Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma and Benson Idahosa University Benin City. Nigerian Journal of Library, Archival and Information Science, 1 (14). pp. 10-17. ISSN 1596-8324

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Abstract

his study investigated the use of the internet by lecturers in Ambrose Alli and Benson Idahosa Universities. A Survey research design was adopted in conducting this research. Questionnaire was the instrument employed for data collection. The study population comprised lecturers in the two institutions. A total of 180 questionnaires were sent out, which 167 were returned and used for the study. The data obtained were analyzed using descriptive statistic. The. finding revealed that internet is predominantly used by lecturers for research, current awareness, conferences, seminars, self development and entertainment purposes. The constraints to the use of the internet were highlighted such as erratic power supply, high cost of foreign exchange for internet information material etc. Based on these, recommendations and suggestions were made

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Internet users, Edo State Lecturers, Ambrose Alli University, Benson Idahosa University
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Education
Depositing User: Mr Solomon Bayoko
Date Deposited: 17 Dec 2014 08:42
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2014 08:42
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/3092

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