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Students’ Attitude towards E-Learning in Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic, Ikot Osurua, Nigeria

Emmanuel Umoh and N. E. Udoh

Journal Title:Journal of Research in Education and Society

E-learning is now emerging as an advanced paradigm for higher education. This study is conducted to measure the attitude of students towards e-learning in Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic, Ikot Osurua, Ikot Ekpene. The population comprises all the students admitted in the Polytechnic during 2014/2015 academic year. A stratified random sampling and cluster techniques are used to select a sample of 850 students from the Polytechnic. A well designed (structured) questionnaire is developed for data collection. The interaction effect between gender and programme of study, gender and stream of study, stream of study and programme of study and the secondary effect between gender, programme of study and stream of study are considered. The data are analysed on frequency table. Analysis of variance is employed to test the interaction effect. The results reveal greater frequency of acceptance of elearning and that students' attitude towards e-learning is independent of gender, stream of study and programme of studies. The results do not show any significant difference in their attitude as expressed in the questionnaire. Hence, e-learning facilities should be provided in Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic to aid e-learning and the e-library orientation should be revolutionalized to enable students conceptualized the use of e-library