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Computer Literacy Level AMONG Primary School Teachers in BIDA: Implications for E-Governance Deployment

M. A. Alarape, M. A. Suleiman Published in Applied Sciences

International Journal of Applied Information Systems
Year of Publication: 2014
© 2014 by IJAIS Journal
10.5120/ijais14-451091
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  1. M A Alarape and M A Suleiman. Article: Computer Literacy Level AMONG Primary School Teachers in BIDA: Implications for E-Governance Deployment. International Journal of Applied Information Systems 6(8):17-20, February 2014. BibTeX

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    	title = "Article: Computer Literacy Level AMONG Primary School Teachers in BIDA: Implications for E-Governance Deployment",
    	journal = "International Journal of Applied Information Systems",
    	year = 2014,
    	volume = 6,
    	number = 8,
    	pages = "17-20",
    	month = "February",
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Abstract

The adoption of electronic government (or e-government) by any country is a direct implication that the majority of its citizens; if not all must possess high level of computer literacy. This paper therefore investigates the computer literacy levels of primary school teachers in Bida with a view to find out their degree of acceptance of e-governance as a system. The study uses descriptive survey of a hundred (100) teachers who were randomly selected from 10 schools in Bida as respondents. The research instrument used was a self-reporting questionnaire titled: Teachers Computer Literacy Questionnaire (TCLQ) with internal consistency of 0. 65. The result, which was presented using group percentages and bar-charts, shows that there is high level of computer literacy among the teachers as well as revealing highest percentage of respondents with positive feelings for e-products - a factor of acceptance of e-governance.

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Keywords

Computer Literacy Level, E-governance, Primary School Teachers, Bida.