A STUDY ON AWARENESS OF ICT AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS
Keywords:ICT Awareness, Secondary Students, Educational Radio, Educational Television, World Wide Web, Social Networks
The study was conducted to find out the level of awareness among secondary school students with respect to gender, locale, medium of instruction and type of management. Survey method of research has been used in the present study. To find out the ICT awareness among secondary students, the Researcher was adapted Awareness towards ICT Scale developed and standardized by P.Pachaiyappan (2015). The researcher randomly selected 270 secondary school students in and around Chennai of Tamilnadu. The data was analyzed using mean, standard deviation and ‘t’- test and ANOVA. The study results reveal that the most of the secondary school students have moderate level of awareness towards ICT. It was found that there is no significant difference between the male and female secondary school students with respect to ICT awareness. Urban school students have more awareness towards ICT compared to rural school students. The results reveal that there is no significant difference between the Tamil and English medium secondary school students with respect to ICT awareness. It was found that the government and private school students have more ICT awareness compared to their counterparts.
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