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The Importance of the Use of Computer on Students? Learning Process and its Impact on their Academic Performances

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 2)

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Page : 264-267

Keywords : computer; CAI; teaching; learning; academic performance;

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This research investigates the importance of computer use in enhancing science students understanding of the subject matter in Nigeria. The objectives of this study are to find out the importance of computer/Computer assisted instruction (CAI), contributions of computer/CAI in teaching/learning science, and problems of using computer/CAI in teaching/learning science. The methodology adopted is the use of questionnaires which was administered on a total of sixty-five students of Federal Government College, Azare. The findings of this work demonstrate that the use of computer/computer assisted instruction (CAI) in teaching and learning science changes the teachers role from expert to facilitator since the students problem solving and critical thinking skills are tremendously stimulated by the teacher. It is also confirmed that it makes the students to develop keen interest in science subjects as it takes care of individual differences, promotes their understanding and rate of retention of what is being taught thereby leading to high academic performances. computer, CAI, teaching, learning, academic performance

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