Warning: session_start(): open(/tmp/sess_2054ca60bf11f305c23b42de66520d9a, O_RDWR) failed: Read-only file system (30) in /srv/www/htdocs/cshe/classes/core/engine_class_inc.php on line 802

Warning: session_start(): Cannot send session cookie - headers already sent by (output started at /srv/www/htdocs/cshe/classes/core/engine_class_inc.php:802) in /srv/www/htdocs/cshe/classes/core/engine_class_inc.php on line 802

Warning: session_start(): Cannot send session cache limiter - headers already sent (output started at /srv/www/htdocs/cshe/classes/core/engine_class_inc.php:802) in /srv/www/htdocs/cshe/classes/core/engine_class_inc.php on line 802

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /srv/www/htdocs/cshe/classes/core/engine_class_inc.php:802) in /srv/www/htdocs/cshe/classes/core/engine_class_inc.php on line 675

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /srv/www/htdocs/cshe/classes/core/engine_class_inc.php:802) in /srv/www/htdocs/cshe/classes/core/engine_class_inc.php on line 676

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /srv/www/htdocs/cshe/classes/core/engine_class_inc.php:802) in /srv/www/htdocs/cshe/classes/core/engine_class_inc.php on line 677

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /srv/www/htdocs/cshe/classes/core/engine_class_inc.php:802) in /srv/www/htdocs/cshe/classes/core/engine_class_inc.php on line 678

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /srv/www/htdocs/cshe/classes/core/engine_class_inc.php:802) in /srv/www/htdocs/cshe/classes/core/engine_class_inc.php on line 679

Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at /srv/www/htdocs/cshe/classes/core/engine_class_inc.php:802) in /srv/www/htdocs/cshe/templates/page/default_page_tpl.php on line 1
African Higher Education Research Online - Effect of qualification in ICT, age and income on use of computers among postgraduate students in Makerere University School of Education.

   

Comments

Comment on the Resource   Post a comment on this item

Statistics

This resource has been visited 455 times

This resource has been downloaded 42 times

Effect of qualification in ICT, age and income on use of computers among postgraduate students in Makerere University School of Education.

Bakkabulindi, F. E. K.; Sekabembe, Beatrice; Shopi, J.M.; Kiyingi, G.

Abstract:
The purpose of this study was to establish the relationship between: qualification in using ICT, age and level of income; and use of computers among postgraduate students in Makerere University School of Education. The study was carried out following a cross-sectional survey design and involved 69 students. Primary data, which were collected using a self-administered questionnaire, were analysed using summary statistics, t-test, analysis of variance, correlation and multiple regression analyses. The study found an insignificant relationship between possession of qualifications in using ICT and the use of computers; a significantly negative relationship between age and the use of computers; and a significantly positive relationship between level of income and the use of computers. It was, therefore, concluded that possession of qualifications in using ICT is not sufficient to enhance the use of computers; age can negatively affect the utilisation of computers; and income enhances the utilisation of computers. Thus, it is recommended that, to enhance the use of computers among the said students, relevant managers should give special ICT training to the older students; and provide access to computers, to ensure that students whose incomes do not enable them to acquire personal computers have access.

Full text available as: pdf

 


Document Title: Effect of qualification in ICT, age and income on use of computers among postgraduate students in Makerere University School of Education.
Journal: Journal of Science and Sustainable Development
Volume: 2
Issue: 1
No. of Pages: 51-57


Document Type:Journal Article (Peer Reviewed)
Subject Area:Teaching and Learning
Country:Uganda
Keywords:Age, Computer Literacy, Income, ICT (Information & Communication Technology), Skills Development, Student Learning, Makerere University, Postgraduate Students, Uganda


File Size:68 KB
Rights:Permission granted by authors and publisher
Date Added:18 March 2010


Bakkabulindi, F. E. K.; Sekabembe, Beatrice; Shopi, J.M.; Kiyingi, G. (2009). Effect of qualification in ICT, age and income on use of computers among postgraduate students in Makerere University School of Education. Article published in Journal of Science and Sustainable Development, Uganda Martyrs University. Vol.2(1) pp.51-57.

Warning: Unknown(): open(/tmp/sess_2054ca60bf11f305c23b42de66520d9a, O_RDWR) failed: Read-only file system (30) in Unknown on line 0

Warning: Unknown(): Failed to write session data (files). Please verify that the current setting of session.save_path is correct (/tmp) in Unknown on line 0