This study investigated lecturers’ attitude to and use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Arabic language classrooms in Colleges of Education in Oyo State. The study adopted the survey research design. Four colleges of education were randomly selected in Oyo State. Simple random sampling technique was used to select ten lecturers from each college of education making a total of 40 lecturers of Arabic who participated in the study. Two research instruments were used for data collection: Questionnaire on Arabic Lecturers’ Attitude to Information and Communication Technology in Arabic Classroom (r=0.76) and Questionnaire on Arabic Lecturers’ Use of Information and Communication Technology in Arabic Language Classroom (r=0.78). Data collected were analysed using descriptive statistics. Findings of the study revealed that attitude of lecturers to the use of ICT in teaching of Arabic was positive and the extent to which lecturers utilise ICT was low (mean=2.32, threshold=2.52)) and lecturers’ use of ICT in teaching Arabic. Based on these findings, it is recommended that lecturers in colleges of education should be trained on how they can use ICT facilities to teach Arabic because it has great influence on students’ learning. Government should provide ICT facilities that will make teaching and learning of Arabic language to be easy in colleges of education.
Dauda Oladele Tijani. Lecturers’ Attitude to and use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Arabic Language Classrooms in Colleges of Education in Oyo State. International Journal of Arts and Social Sciences Education, 7(2), 83-89.