Using Moodle LMS As a Platform for Improving Pre-service Teachers' Learning Outcome in Digital Electronics At the Colleges of Education (Technical) in North Eastern Nigeria
Tuesday, June 26 12:40 PM-1:00 PM
Presider:Carl Christopher W. Beckford, University of the West Indies, Jamaica
Despite the global acceptance and usage of the Learning Management System (LMS) among educational practitioners in most developed countries, the situation in developing nations such as Nigeria is not so encouraging. Part of the reasons being scarcity of the Platforms, software and lack of accessibility/ competence on the part of the teachers. This study investigated the effect of Moodle learning management system on pre-service Technical Education teachers’ achievement in digital electronics in colleges of education (Technical) in north east Nigeria with a view to improving learning outcomes of Students at Colleges of Education (Technical) in this area in Nigeria. a Non-equivalent control group quasi-experimental design was used in this study. The population for this study comprised of all NCE III students of Electrical and Electronics Technology education in Colleges of Education (Technical) in North-Eastern Nigeria. A total of 102 students were randomly sampled and involved in the study, with 52 and 50 constituting the experimental and the control groups respectively.Findings of the study revealed that using Moodle LMS has a direct effect in increasing learning outcome of students. The study concluded among others, that using Moodle as complementary to face-to-face teaching-learning process (Platform) has significantly increased the learning outcome and achievement of students in TVET students in Nigeria.