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ASSESSMENT OF COMPUTER LITERACY LEVEL AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHERS (A CASE STUDY OF IRU-VICTORIA ISLAND
LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA)

CHAPTER ONE
1.0 INTRODUCTION
1.1 Background of Study
This project is to find the assessment of computer literacy among secondary school science teacher in Iru-Victoria Island Local Government Area.

Today, throughout the whole world, computer literacy is the first step for any individual who wants to do anything with computer. From all works of life, there is hardly any area where computer knowledge is not important.

This is very correct, especially in the advanced system of education where computer literacy plays great roles from the beginning to the end of the educational structure. Today, computer literacy has really drawn the attentions of millions of people. This is because of the fact that virtually all human terrain now requires the knowledge of the computer.

This is evident mostly in the areas of employment of labour all over the globe where every vacant position requires computer literacy as an addition. In fact, it is a very important requirement. According to Lucky (2008), some research have shown that by the year 2025 about 85% of the world population will be able to acquire a household computer just like television in families all over the world.

We live in a postmodern society, where information is considered to be an extremely valuable commodity. Those who control important information, or who simply know how to access and use it, are the key players in the information-based economy Simmon (2009). He further argued that, computer literacy and the skills that can be built there from are essential to one’s effectiveness in modern societies, not just in our working lives, but in the way we learn, manage our finances, and improve our standard of living.
When it comes to teaching and learning, Computers can be an incredible tool, especially when the learners have access to data stored on

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