International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Education Management | Ghana | Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019

The Use of Information and Communication Technologies in Teaching Business Management

Arthur Benedict | Osei-Owusu Bridget

Abstract: The research aimed at exploring the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in teaching Business Management in the Senior High Schools in the Cape Coast Metropolis. The study employed a descriptive survey design using a purposive sampling method for selection of the samples. The sample size for the study were 80 participants who were all business management teachers in the Cape Coast Metropolis. Questionnaires were administered and answered sincerely by the respondents in their various institutions. The data gathered from the questionnaires were analyzed with statistical tools using means and standard deviations due to the quantitative nature of the study. The result from the study indicated that in terms of the level of knowledge in the use ICT in teaching Business Management, teachers have adequate skills and confident knowledge in new technologies which had help them in teaching topics that reflect the societal needs. Thus, they make use of ICT tools that facilitate them in preparing lesson note. However, some of the business management teachers were incompetent to handle and use ICT tools in school due to inadequate training and support from the school. Lastly, the study showed that ICT resources such as well fashioned ICT laboratory with computers for both teachers and students are unavailable in schools and therefore had made teaching of Business Management a difficult task. It was recommended that Business Management teachers should be enlightened on the effect of ICT on their teaching so that they could become aware of the new ICT tools which can aid them in preparing lesson note, making class interactive and providing them with tools that could help them in explaining concepts very well which is applicable in solving societal problems

Keywords: Business Management, ICT, Senior High School, Cape Coast Metropolis

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019,

Pages: 1336 - 1344

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