VIRTUAL REOURCE USAGE AND INSTRUCTIONAL DELIVERY OF ACCOUNTING EDCATION IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN RIVERS STATE
Keywords:Virtual Resource, Instructional Delivery, Accounting Education, Tertiary
The main aim of the study was to investigate virtual resource usage and instructional delivery of accounting education in tertiary institutions in Rivers State. Descriptive survey research designed was used for this study. This study was carried out in Rivers State. The population of the study was 95 business education lecturers and postgraduate students of accounting education in tertiary institutions in Rivers State. The study adopted census sampling technique since the population is of manageable size. The reliability of the instrument was determined using Cronbach Alpha procedure which yielded a reliability coefficient index of 0.87. Mean and Standard deviation were used to answer the research questions while T-test statistics was used to test the hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. One of the findings revealed that, the respondents agreed, that there is no significant difference in the mean ratings of lecturers and students in the use of virtual resources for instructional delivery of accounting education in tertiary institutions in Rivers State. It was therefore recommended among others that Government and the management of universities should constantly train lecturers in the use of e-learning facilities through research and conference participation.