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Level of personal computer (PC) tablet penetration among undergraduate students of University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria

Ayotunde Atanda Falade, Michael Olubunmi Odewumi, Adebayo Emmanuel Alimi

Abstract


This study was designed to find out level of Personal Computer (PC) tablet penetration among undergraduate students of university of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria. Random sampling technique was adopted to select 200 students from selected Faculties in University of Ilorin. The questionnaire were administered, collected and analyzed. Frequency count, percentage and mean were used to interpret demography data and research questions. The findings of the study revealed that PC tablet is a learning tool as students easily view course materials on their PC tablet which makes learning interesting. As a result, undergraduates have positive perception on the use of PC tablet for learning. Based on these findings, it was recommended that, the use of PC tablet should be limited to academic activities only, increase the bandwidth of internet connection so that students can have full access to internet to download educational material and to increase learning pace among others.

Keywords: Touch-screen, personal computer, information and communication technology, mobile technologies




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