Using Information and Communication Technology as a Strategic Tool in Enhancing Students’ Performance in Economics: A Case Study of the students in Ghana International School (GIS)

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The introduction of ICT has revolutionarized almost every aspect of human life including education. A plethora of studies has been conducted on the effects of ICT on teaching and learning. However, authorities have differed on the impact of ICT on teaching and learning. This study, therefore, draws on previous research evidence to identify relevant research strategies to address the gaps in our knowledge about ICT and students' learning. This study adopted the experimental research methodology whereby experiment and control situations are established and outcomes from the situations are compared and analyzed.ICT can be used in the teaching of Economics to build leaners’ confidence and to save time. Teaching and learning with ICT helps to support a range of learning styles. The research concluded that ICT can, indeed can be used as a strategic tool to enhance teaching and learning outcomes. The research, therefore, recommended that appropriate institutional plan, strict supervision and training as well as good motivation must be in place for maximum performance outcomes.
A Thesis submitted to the Institute of Distance Learning, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Commonwealth Executive Masters in Business Administration,