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the empirical study of the prospects of cloud technology and students academic achievement in colleges of education in imo state

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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCEMENT IN EDUCATION, MANAGEMENT, SCIENCE

AND TECHNOLOGY

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VOL.4, NO.2 JUNE, 2021

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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCEMENT IN EDUCATION, MANAGEMENT, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

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VOL.4, NO.2 JUNE, 2021

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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCEMENT IN EDUCATION, MANAGEMENT, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

EDITORIAL BOARD

EDITOR IN CHIEF:

PROF. KENNETH U. JOHN

GOLDEN GATE UNIVERSITY

536 MISSION STREET SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94105

CALIFORNIA

OTHER EDITORS

PROF. ANTHONY L. EMMANUEL

FACULTY OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT STUDIES

UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER

ROCHESTER

NEW YORK CITY

DR. CLARK J. LION

DEPARTMENT OF VOCATIONAL STUDIES

FACULTY OF EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER

ROCHESTER

NEW YORK CITY

DR. LUCY D. KING

DEPARTMENT OF BANKING AND FINANCE

FACULTY OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

HARPER ADAMS UNIVERSITY

UNITED KINGDOM

DR. DAVID K. WILSON

DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

FACULTY OF EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER

ROCHESTER

NEW YORK CITY

DR. MARY J. RAYMOND

DEPARTMENT OF VOCATIONAL STUDIES

FACULTY OF EDUCATION

HARPER ADAMS UNIVERSITY

UNITED KINGDOM

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DR. EMMANUEL D. HANSON

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY & LIBRARY SCIENCE

FACULTY OF EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND

UNITED KINGDOM

DR. JACKSON G. CLARK

DEPARTMENT OF VOCATIONAL STUDIES

FACULTY OF EDUCATION

HERIOT-WATT UNIVERSITY

UNITED KINGDOM

DR MARTIN M. JOHN

FACULTY OF EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND

UNITED KINGDOM

DR. KING S. CHARLES

DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO

NORTHERN ILLINOIS,

UNITED STATES

DR. DAVID K. JOHNATHAN

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH AND LITERARY STUDIES

UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER

ROCHESTER

NEW YORK CITY

DR. ANTHONY H. MONDAY

DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE EDUCATION

GOLDEN GATE UNIVERSITY

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THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

DR. MARK P. AUGUSTINE

DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE

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LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS

King K. WILLIAMS, Ph.D

Faculty of Education

University of California

Oakland, California

United States

Sakiru Abiola LAWAL, Ph.D

Department of Banking and Finance

Lagos State Polytechnic

ONUOHA, Angela Chidinma

Department of Economics

School of Arts and Social Sciences

Imo State College of Education, Ihitte Uboma;

Nonye Irene ANELE

Federal College of Education

(Technical), Umunze

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OKWARA, Chiukpai Anya O.

Department of Management

Faculty of Business Administration

Abia State University, Uturu

Leon K. PHILIPS, Ph.D

Department of Curriculum Studies, Educational Management and Planning

Faculty of Environment

University of Sheffield

Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England

United Kingdom

Dinah Emem DANIEL

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KIERIAN, Ini-odu Udo

Department of Public Administration

School of Business Management

Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic

Ikot Ekpene Local Government Area

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King W. LUKE, Ph.D

Department of Curriculum Studies

Faculty of Education

Golden Gate University

536 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94105

California

The United States Of America

Prof. A. I. OGBALU,

Idaresit E. EKONG

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Roseline E. MFON

Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education

Faculty of Education, Nnamdi Azikiwe University

Awka, Anambra State

Emmanuel Okon ESSIEN Ph.D

Department of Industrial Technology Education

University of Uyo, Nigeria,

Dimkpa Igwebuike EDWARD

Department of Electrical Electronics Technology

Federal College of Education (Technical) Omoku, Rivers State

AND

James Adinoyi JOSHUA

Department of Building/Woodwork Technology

School of Technical Education

College of Education (Technical) Kabba P.M.B 242 Kabba Kogi State

Daniel Etim THOMAS, ESQ

Department of Property Law

Faculty of Law

University of Nigeria

Enugu Campus

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Commy Precious GODDYMKPA, Ph.D

Faculty of Education

University of Uyo

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Uduak Enobong EYO

Department of Business and Management,

Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic,

Ikot Ourua, Ikot Ekpene,

Akwa Ibom State

Patrick Sambo WILLIAMS, Ph.D

Department of Agriculture Education

University of Uyo

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Usen Godwin IKPE, Ph.D

Department of Curriculum Studies, Educational Management and Planning

Faculty of Education, University of Uyo, Uyo

AMAH, Kanu Ogbonnaya, Ph.D

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri,

Owerri, Imo State

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IWUJI, Florence Ijeoma, Ph.D

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education

Owerri, Imo State

AKPAN, E. Ebenezer, Ph.D, FCICN, AP, PPGDCA, PHDCDPM

Corporate Institute of Research and Computer Science

140 Ikot Ekpene Road

Uyo, Akwa Ibom State

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CONTENTS

EDITORIAL COMMENTS XIII

Creative and Engagement Strategies in Teaching the Concept Diffusions

as a Determinant of Academic Advancement of Students in Biology in

United States of America

King K. WILLIAMS, Ph.D 1

Auditors Experience and Training as Correlates of Detection and

Prevention of Fraud in the Nigerian Commercial Banks

Sakiru Abiola LAWAL, Ph.D 17

Prevalence of Insecurity and Survival of Entrepreneurial Business in

Imo State, Nigeria

ONUOHA, Angela Chidinma;

Nonye Irene ANELE &

OKWARA, Chiukpai Anya O. 30

Virtual Simulation and Gaming Strategies on Science Students’ Academic

Achievement on the Concept of Mathematics in United Kingdom

Leon K. PHILIPS, Ph.D 41

Demographic Variables and Administrative Effectiveness of

Local Government Chairmen in Akwa Ibom State

Dinah Emem DANIEL &

KIERIAN, Ini-odu Udo 56

Assessment of CCTV and Teachers’ Effectiveness

King W. LUKE, Ph.D 64

Socio-Demographic Determinants of Antenatal Care Services’ Utilization

among Childbearing Women in Akwa Ibom State

Prof. A. I. OGBALU,

Idaresit E. EKONG &

Roseline E. MFON 74

The Challenges of Psychomotor Assessment in Industrial Technology

Education: Nigeria in Perspective

Emmanuel Okon ESSIEN Ph.D

Dimkpa Igwebuike EDWARD

James Adinoyi JOSHUA 85

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Institutional Framework for the Control of Companies in Nigeria: An Appraisal

Daniel Etim THOMAS, ESQ 93

The Prospects of Transformational Leadership Behaviour:

An Empirical Survey of the views of Business Educators

in Tertiary Institutions in Akwa Ibom State

Commy Precious GODDYMKPA, Ph.D &

Uduak Enobong EYO 104

Analysis of Gender Factors Influencing Skills Development by

TVET Graduate in Animal Husbandry in Akwa Ibom State

Patrick Sambo WILLIAMS, Ph.D &

Usen Godwin IKPE, Ph.D 119

The Empirical Study of the Prospects of Cloud Technology and Students

Academic Achievement in Colleges of Education in Imo State

AMAH, Kanu Ogbonnaya, Ph.D &

IWUJI, Florence Ijeoma, Ph.D 132

Appraisal of the Extent to Which Workers’ Participation in Managerial

Decisions Affects the Corporate Productivity of System Metal Industries

AKPAN, E. Ebenezer, Ph.D 147

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EDITORIAL COMMENTS

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCEMENT IN EDUCATION, MANAGEMENT, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY is designed to provide a wide platform to create knowledge and exchange ideas on education, management, science, technology and other related fields for eminent scholars. We express our insightful gratitude to Almighty God for making publication of VOL. 4 NO. 2 of this journal possible. On behalf of the Editorial Board of the Journal, I wish to thank all the contributors for their enormous supports and contributions to this edition of the journal. Thank you.

PROF. KENNETH U. JOHN

EDITOR IN CHIEF

ABSTRACT

The study sought to investigate the prospects of cloud technology and student’s academic achievement in colleges of education in Imo State. Correlational survey design was adopted for the study in Imo State. The population of the study comprised of all Management staff, Lecturer and Student in Imo State. Non proportionate stratified sampling technique was used to select 10 Management, 60 Lecturer, 200 Student from the study area and these gave the sample size of 270 respondents. The Main Instrument used in this study was a questionnaire titled “Prospects of Cloud Technology and Students Academic Achievement in Colleges of Education Questionnaire’’ (PCTSAACEQ)”. Face and content validation of the instrument was carried out by expert in test, measurement and evaluation from Imo State University to ensure that the instrument has the accuracy of study under consideration. Cronbach Alpha technique was used to determine the reliability of the instrument. The reliability coefficient obtained was 0.86 and this was high enough to justify the use of the instrument. The researcher subjected the data generated for this study to appropriate statistical techniques such as percentage analysis and simple regression. The test for significance was done at 0.05 alpha levels. The study concluded that the cloud technology is a set of active network services, providing scalability, quality of service, an inexpensive computing infrastructure which can be accessed in a simple and pervasive way. One of the recommendations made was that colleges should incorporate cloud computing technology in their everyday activity most especially the laboratory activities in order to help foster effective and comprehensive performance. KEYWORDS: Cloud Technology, functionalities of cloud technology, Academic Achievement, Colleges of Education and Imo State

Introduction

In recent years, cloud computing exposes a significant

Author(s) : AMAH, Kanu Ogbonnaya, Ph.D & IWUJI, Florence Ijeoma, Ph.D

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