Undergraduates’ Attitude towards the Utilization of Open Educational Resources for Learning

Ahmed Idris Issa, Mukhtar Adeola Ibrahim, Amos Ochayi Onojah, Adenike Aderogba Onojah
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Abstract


This study investigated Undergraduates’ Attitude towards the utilization of OER among Undergraduates and the influence of gender and area of specialization on their attitude towards the use. The study adopted a descriptive method of the quantitative research. 3 research questions were developed and answered. 398 respondents were randomly sampled from 3 purposively selected area of specializations. Frequency counts, percentage, rank order and mean were used to answer research questions 1 to 3. The findings of the study were: Undergraduates have a positive attitude towards utilization of OER for learning; There was difference between male and female undergraduates’ attitude towards the utilization of OER for learning in favor of male undergraduates; and There were no significance differences among undergraduates based on Area of Specialization. The study concluded that students have a positive attitude towards use of OER for learning. The research recommends that institutions should endeavor to create their own OERs where students can access anytime and anywhere.


Keywords


Undergraduates, Attitude, Open educational resources, Learning, Area of specialization

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Issa, A. I., Ibrahim, M. A., Onojah, A. O., & Onojah, A. A. (2020). Undergraduates’ attitude towards the utilization of open educational resources for learning. International Journal of Technology in Education and Science (IJTES), 4(3), 227-234.




DOI: https://doi.org/10.46328/ijtes.v4i3.105

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