Assessment Of E-Learning Platforms And Tools Required By Business Education Students In Universities, In South-South, Nigeria

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Dr. (Mrs.) P. E. Okoro , DR.E.A. Umoeshiet


This study assessed E-learning platforms and tools by Business Education Students in Universities South-South, Nigeria. Two research questions and six hypotheses guided this study. This study adopted descriptive survey design. The population comprises 149 lecturers in the Universities in South-South Nigeria. The population served as sample. An18-item questionnaire was used as instrument for data collection. The instrument was validated by nine experts. This was subjected to internal consistency with a Cronbach alpha reliability coefficient of 0.89 and 0.82 on research questions 1 and 2 respectively. Mean and standard deviations were used to analyse the data collected. The findings on e-learning platforms are; informal E-learning, Collaborative Learning,  Computer-Based Training (CBT), and the study showed all as items highly required by Business Education students.The findings also show that on e-learning tools that are highly required includes:eXe, Flexible learning toolboxes and video conferencing among others. It was thus recommended that school authorities should provide e-learning platforms and e-learning tools to enhance teaching and learning in Business Education Programme.

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