Raphael Azubuike Onyekwelu, Patricia Ifeyinwa Adinna


The study examined the influence of Covid-19 on the Nigeria Education system: effective virtual learning, the way forward (a case study of Anambra State). Two research questions and two null hypotheses guided the study. Descriptive survey research design was adopted in conducting  the study. The population comprised 5342 teachers in Anambra State. A sample of 534 teachers which represents 10% of the population was selected using stratified random sampling. A structured questionnaire titled “ICT Utilization in Teaching in Secondary School Questionnaire” was adopted in collection of data for the study. Face  validity of the instrument was carried out by three experts. Cronbach Alpha reliability technique was used in determining the reliability coefficient of the instrument which gave a coefficient of .768 which was considered high enough and reliable for the instrument. The instrument was administered on the respondents with the help of six research assistants who were briefed on how to administer and retrieve the instrument from the respondents. Data collected for the study were analysed using mean rating, while hypotheses that guided the study were tested with the aid of independent sample t-test. Findings of the study indicated that there is a significant difference between the mean ratings of audio conferencing and conventional method of teaching in secondary schools in Anambra State and there is also a significant difference between the mean ratings of video conferencing and conventional method of teaching in secondary schools in Anambra State with the values of 1.93and 1.82 respectively, and p values of 0.006 and 0.005.


Covid-19, effective virtual learning, audio conferencing and conventional method

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