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Effects Of Computer Assisted Instruction (Cai) On Secondary School Students’ Achievement in Basic Science and Technology. Ekiti State.

Asubiojo R.O.

Department Of Educational Technology,

Bamidele Olumilua University of Education, Science and Technology, Ikere-ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria.


The study examined the effect of computer assisted instruction (CAI) on secondary students’ achievements in Basic science and technology in Ekiti state, Nigeria. It also investigated the influence of gender on the achievement of students exposed to computer assisted instruction. The study was a quasi-experimental of non-equivalent, pretest, posttest control group design (two experimental and control group) with one hundred and twenty. Junior secondary school class two students as sample. Computer assisted instruction {animation and onscreen test, animation, on screen test and narration} was used as treatment while the instrument used to gather data is Basic Science and Technology Achievement Tests (BASATAT). The items of the instrument were subjected to face and content validity. The reliability of the instrument was established using test-retest method and a reliability co-efficient of 0.75 was obtained. Analysis Of Covariance (ANCOVA) was used in analyzing Data collected. The study found that, there was a significant difference between the posts –test mean score of the experimental groups and control group. The study also indicates no gender influence in the use of Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) and student achievement.

Keywords: Computer Assisted Instruction, Students’ achievement, Basic science and technology, public schools, power supply.

Cite this article

APA 7th Edition

Asubiojo, R. O. (2023). Effects Of Computer Assisted Instruction (Cai) On Secondary School Students’ Achievement in Basic Science and Technology Ekiti State. Shodh Sari-An International Multidisciplinary Journal, 02(02), 88–98.

MLA 9th Edition

Asubiojo, Raphael Ojo. “Effects of Computer Assisted Instruction (Cai) on Secondary School Students’ Achievement in Basic Science and Technology Ekiti State.” Shodh Sari-An International Multidisciplinary Journal, vol. 02, no. 02, Apr. 2023, pp. 88–98.

Chicago Style

Asubiojo, Raphael Ojo. “Effects Of Computer Assisted Instruction (Cai) On Secondary School Students’ Achievement in Basic Science and Technology Ekiti State.” Shodh Sari-An International Multidisciplinary Journal 02, no. 02 (April 18, 2023): 88–98.

Impact statement

Academic achievement is the progress made towards the goals of acquiring educational skills materials and knowledge, usually spanning through a variety of disciplines. It refers to achievement in academic settings rather than general acquisition of knowledge in non-academic settings; unlike typical forms of achievement, academic achievement is usually viewed without definitive endpoint. Rather the concept is understood as a spectrum along which one can achieve certain skills and knowledge with the possibility of further developing those skills and increasing the depth, breadth and specificity of knowledge.

The use of computer assisted instruction as indicated in this study has facilitated the improved students achievement. It helps in making difficult concepts easier to understand in Basic Science and Technology, as the subject matter is dynamic, it was shown in the study that the use of Animation, on-screen text and Narration helped the students to improve the academic achievement in Basic Science and Technology.

About The Author

Asubiojo Raphael Ojo was born into the family of Asubiojo Ilawe-Ekiti in Ekiti-South West Local Government, Ekiti-State, Nigeria. He attended Saint John’s Catholic Primary School Ilawe-Ekiti between 1776-1982.; and Secondary School Education at Araromi High School, Araromi-Ekiti between 1983-1988 where he obtained West African School Certificate. He latter proceeded to Federal Polytechnic Ado-Ekiti to obtain Higher National Diploma in Agricultural Engineering with upper credit grade.

Furthermore, he proceeded to University of Ado-Ekiti now Ekiti-State University where obtained the following degrees:

  1. Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)

  2. Master in Educational Technology (M.Ed Educational Technology)

  3. Ph.D (Educational Technology).

He joined the services of College of Education Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti-State, Nigeria as an Assistant Lecturer and rose to the rank of Lecturer I. He has published many articles in some reputable international journals to his credit.

He is presently working as a Lecturer I in the Department of Educational Technology at Bamidele Olumilua University of Education, Science and Technology, Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti-State, Nigeria. He is happily married to Mrs Eunice Ibitayo Asubiojo and blessed with wonderful children.


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