This research focused on knowledge of ICT and academic achievement of students in Anambra state. Five research questions and three hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. Correlational research design was adopted for the study. The study was carried out in Nnewi education zone of Anambra state. A total of 455 participants were selected from a population of 9105 senior students, using simple random sampling technique. A researcher crafted instrument titled knowledge of information and communication technology and academic achievement Questionnaire (KICTAA-Q), was used to collect data. In addition results of students achievements in maths and English was used to obtain data. A reliability index of.79 was obtainedusing Cronbach Alpha. Descriptive statistics and Pearson moment correlation coefficienttools were used to answer the research questions and test hypotheses. The result indicated thatthose who eagerly said they knew the ICT gadgets or material to use in practice did not know how to use them for achievement tests until after familiarization and hands-on use. The significant Relationship that existed negatively, (r = -.120; p =.01 for English test; r = -.131; p =.005 for Math) between what the students said they knew about ICT and how they tested, changed positively (r =.413; p =.0005 for English; r =.498; p =.0005 for Math) after exposure to hands-on. Based on the findings, the researcher recommends, among others, that teachers should be sensitized on the various ways and process-uses of ICT materials in classroom instruction and in test-taking.
Nwizuzu Chikaodili Benedine, Onyinyechi Rita Chinedu. Relationship between knowledge of information communication technology (ICT) and academic achievement of senior secondary school students in Nnewi education Zone of Anambra State. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 8, Issue 7, 2021, Pages 41-48