n Gender and Behaviour - Effects of incentive and gender on computer skill acquisition
|Article Title||Effects of incentive and gender on computer skill acquisition|
|© Publisher:||IFE Centre for Psychological Studies (ICPS)|
|Journal||Gender and Behaviour|
|Author||A.A. Okediji, A.S. Ndom and O.A. Afolabi|
|Publication Date||Jun 2010|
|Pages||2724 - 2734|
The study investigated the effects of incentive and gender on computer skill acquisition. The participants comprised of 40 (20 males and 20 females) Diploma II students of International Management and Finance Institute, (IMFI) Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. The participants were selected through a simple random sampling. Two hypotheses were postulated and tested in the study. The design was a 2 X 2 factorial design and a 2-way ANOVA was used to analyse the data collected. Result revealed that the first hypothesis which states that there will be a statistically significant effect of incentive on computer skill acquisition was accepted. The second hypothesis which states that there will be a statistically significant effect of gender on computer skill acquisition was also accepted. Among other things the findings were discussed and suggestions made for further study.
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