National Educational Technology Standards for Students (NETSS): ICT Effectiveness for Pre-Teachers’ Training on Instructional Delivery

Ogunlade Bamidele Olusola Ph.D., Mustapha Muhammad Jarimi Ph.D. & Fakuade Olubusayo Victor Ph.D.

Keywords: Technology standard, ICT, Instructional delivery, Pre-service teachers, Effectiveness


The research was carried out to determine the effectiveness of Information Communication and Technology (ICT) as compared against the National Educational Technology Standard for Students (NETSS) which was originated in Washington DC, United States by David Monursund used among the pre-service teachers in the Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. In the study, four research questions were raised and answered using the descriptive statistics. The literature established the importance of ICT and its role in the 21st century. A total sample of 500 pre-service teachers was randomly selected out of the total population of the Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan.  Descriptive research design of survey type was used and the instruments for data collection were 52 items questionnaire tagged; Pre-Service Teacher and ICT in University of Ibadan (PsTICTUI). Findings revealed that pre-service teachers displayed a high level of skills in ICT compared to NETSS and thus educational technology course is relevant in the preparation of Pre-service teachers.