Computer Anxiety and Use of Online Resources by Distance Learning Students in Two Universities in Oyo State, Nigeria

2020 Information and Knowledge Management  
The purpose of this study is to examined computer anxiety and use of online resources by distance learning students in two universities in Oyo State Nigeria. Online resources are important for distance learning students in their academic pursuit but anxiety about the use of computer can pose a major setback to their pursuit of excellence in academic especially as Distance Learning Students (DLS). However, not much focus has been given to a study as this in Nigeria. Descriptive survey design was
more » ... adopted using a questionnaire as instrument for data collection. Multistage sampling technique was used to sample 270 respondents. Five (5) research questions and one (1) hypothesis were developed to guide the study. The results show that distance learning students from both universities use online resources for educational purposes and general knowledge, positive relationship between computer anxiety and online resources. The study recommends that universities should subscribe for more relevant online resources for the benefit of their students, who desire to use relevant online resources but are hindered by cost and technical issues.
doi:10.7176/ikm/10-2-02 fatcat:6dzy2nz32vhz7hmr26p3zajp2y