Utilization of social media tools for supplementary learning in technical vocational education and training (TVET) in the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria


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Author: Ezekiel, Caleb Emmanuel; Asuquo, Frank Peace


This paper examined utilization of social media tools for supplementary learning in technical, vocational education and training programmes in the Faculty of Education, University of Uyo. Two specific objectives and research questions guided the study. A survey design was adopted for the study. The population for the study stood at 2215, comprising of 2118 TVET students and 97 lecturers in the Faculty of Education, University of Uyo. The sample size stood at 900, comprising of 800 students and 100 lecturers. The stratified random technique was used in the sampling. The researchers'...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Technology; Teaching and learning; Vocational education and training; Providers of education and training; Students; Research; Outcomes

Keywords: Social media; Learning method; Training method; Vocational teachers; Questionnaire; Recommendations

Geographic subjects: Africa; Nigeria

Published: Uyo, Nigeria: Department of Vocational Studies, University of Uyo, 2016

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Journal volume: 2

Journal number: 1

Journal date: 2016

Pages: pp. 63-71

ISSN: 2489-4162, 2489-0170 (online)

Resource type: Article

Document number: TD/TNC 128.324

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