The Utilization of YouTube Videos for Instructional Purposes
Perception and Attitude of Lecturers in Niger State College of Education, Minna
This study investigated Lecturers’ Perception and Attitude toward Utilization of YouTube Videos for Instructional Purposes in Niger State college of Education. A descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. Four research questions were answered and two null hypotheses were tested in this study. The population of the study was made up of four hundred and eighty five (485) lecturers. Purposive sampling, simple random sampling, and stratified sampling techniques were used to select 100 lecturers that participated in the study. Researcher-designed questionnaire named Questionnaire on Lecturers Perception and Attitude towards the Utilization of YouTube for Instructional Purposes (QLPAUYIP) was employed for the study. The instrument was validated by experts and a reliability coefficient 0.89 was obtained using Cronbach Alpha formula. Data gathered were analyzed using descriptive statistics (Mean and Standard Deviation), inferential statistics (t-test) while the level of significance was ascertained at 0.05 alpha levels for the hypotheses. Findings revealed that lecturers have a positive perception towards the use of YouTube for instructional purposes however, there was a statistically significant difference between the two groups t=0.792. p˂0.05. On Also, lecturers’ have a positive attitude towards the utilization of YouTube videos for instructional purposes and there is no significant difference in the male and female lecturers’ attitude towards the utilization of YouTube videos for instructional purposes at t=0.352. p˂0.05.
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