The notion of the effect of technology and its relevance to the education and learning system is rather a multifaceted subject; this is owing to the explanation that the use of technology in the education and student learning has not been utilized for long; hence there are fears of whether devoting in the same is beneficial and sensible. There are several literatures that attest and demonstrate the validity of technological appliance in education and student learning is of immense significance in influencing a student's education and in improving learning accomplishments. Results and findings are considered in the framework of the interdependent variables that technological use is embedded include access, student background, teacher preparation and experience, instructional methods, curriculum content, and additional learning resources.
Several studies try to explore the correlation between technological applications and the education and learning of students and achievements. These include:
Kulik, J. A. (2003). Effects of using instructional technology in elementary and secondary
Schools: What controlled evaluation studies say. Arlington, VA: SRI International.
James Kulik (1994) employed the use of a technique referred as Meta-Analysis to aggregate the findings and results of at least 500 individual research theories on computerized instruction which individualized on learning process to entail interest, needs, current knowledge and learning methods of students. The rationale include, students spend less time learning and achieving much while using computerized instructions than when not using computers and students tend to like the classes that involve the use of computers than classes that do not use computers. ...Show more