Internet self-efficacy, perceived ease of use as correlate of web portal use by final year undergraduates of Tai Solarin University of Education Ijagun Ijebu-Ode Ogun State

  • Temitope A Osisanwo
  • Tope N. Idowu
Keywords: Internet; Self-efficacy; Web, portal, Ease, Use, Undergraduates

Abstract

This study focused on internet self-efficacy, perceived ease of use as correlate of web portal use by final-year undergraduate of Tai Solarin University of Education, IjagunIjebu-Ode Ogun State. A descriptive survey was adopted for this study and the questionnaire was the instrument used in
gathering the data. A total of two hundred anD forty-eight (248) questionnaire were distributed and were retrieved and analyzed using frequency, percentages, mean and standard deviation in presenting the results. The study revealed that (χ = 3.61; SD = 0.91) agreed that they can confidently navigate the World Wide Web following the various hyperlinks, (χ = 3.59; SD = 0.88) agreed that  They can confidently visit any website by entering its address on the browser, (χ = 3.80; SD = 1.05) said the student web portal is rigid and inflexible to interact with, while (χ = 3.72; SD = 1.03) said
they find it easy to navigate from one page to another page when using the student web portal, 214(86.3%) of the respondents agreed that lack of adequate Facilities among other challenges. It was concluded that the level of the internet self-efficacy by final year undergraduates surveyed is
high. The study gave the following recommendations; the management understudy should ensure that STUDENT WEB PORTAL is well updated to encourage proper utilization of the student web portal, computer literacy should be encouraged among final year undergraduates.

Key Words: Internet; Self-efficacy; Web, portal, Ease, Use, Undergraduates

Published
2020-07-08
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Articles

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