Readiness, Acceptability and Challenges of Computer Based Test among Senior Secondary Three Students in Borno State, Nigeria.

  • Oladosu Rasaq Olatunj Ansar Ud-Deen College, Maiduguri, Borno State
  • Ibrahim Bulama Bukar Department of Education, University of Maiduguri, P.M.B 1069, Maiduguri, Borno State
Keywords: Readiness, Acceptability, Challenges, Computer Based Test

Abstract

The study was a survey design. It examined readiness, acceptability and challenges of Computer Based Test (CBT) in Borno State Senior Secondary Schools. . The study had three objectives and three research questions. The population of the study was 3,000 final year students drawn from 10 senior secondary schools in Maiduguri Metropolitan. The sample for the study was 20% of the population which was 600 students. Stratified and simple random sampling techniques were employed to select the sample. Self-designed questionnaire was developed and validated by experts in administration and planning as well as measurement and evaluation units, University of Maiduguri. The logical validity index was 0.7. The instrument was also pilot-tested using split-half method and was analysed and the reliability index was 0.81. Frequency count and percentage were used to analyze the data. The study finding revealed that although students were ready for the CBT, they did not accept the use of CBT Based on the findings; it was recommended that awareness campaign and advocacy be mounted by Borno State Government through the ministry of education on the relevance of CBT in secondary schools in Borno State.

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Published
2017-09-04
How to Cite
Oladosu Rasaq Olatunj, & Ibrahim Bulama Bukar. (2017). Readiness, Acceptability and Challenges of Computer Based Test among Senior Secondary Three Students in Borno State, Nigeria. Maiduguri Journal of Educational Studies (MAJES), 10(1), 60 - 69. Retrieved from http://journals.unimaid.edu.ng/index.php/majes/article/view/60