TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM IN NIGERIA

Subject :

Social Studies

Topic :

TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM IN NIGERIA

Class :

Primary 6

Term :

Second Term,

Week :

Week 4

Instructional Materials :

  • Mobile Phones
  • Computers connected to internet
  • Electronic Media like TV , radio etc
  • Print Media like Magazines , newspapers, journals, publications etc

 

Reference Materials

  • Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks
  • Workbooks
  • 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum

Previous Knowledge :

The pupils have previous knowledge of  WATER AND AIR TRANSPORT

 

 

Behavioural Objectives :  At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

  1. Explain the Meaning of telecommunication
  2. Mention Various Means of telecommunication in Nigeria  and their uses
  3. Describe Uses of telecommunication
  4. Say When and how to use telecommunication devices
  5. Point out some challenges in  telecommunication in Nigeria
  6. Suggest possible solutions to poor communication in Nigeria

 

 

Content :

 

TELECOMMUNICATION

Telecommunications is an act of sending messages,information , image and signals over a long distance with the aid of telecommunication devices like phones , internet etc

MEANS OF TELECOMMUNICATION IN NIGERIA

  1. Television
  2. Telephone
  3. Fax machine
  4. Internet facilities
  5. Video player
  6. Email
  7. Radio

USES OF ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Television and radio uses

  1. Television is used for enlightenment and entertainment
  2. to listen to news
  3. Teach people different things about life.

Telephone, fax, telex uses

  1. Used to send personal messages to individuals

PLACES WHERE TELECOMMUNICATION DEVICES ARE USED 

  1. Homes
  2. Schools
  3. Offices
  4. Cyber cafes
  5. Airport
  6. Seaports
  7. Post office

HOW TO USE TELECOMMUNICATION 

  1. Handle with care
  2. Go through  the user manual before use
  3. Follow the instructions step by step
  4. Install telecommunication devices properly
  5. Call for an expert  when there is need

USES OF TELECOMMUNICATION

  1. For communication
  2. For business
  3. For emergency
  4. For finding information

PROBLEMS OF TELECOMMUNICATION IN NIGERIA

  1. Vandalization of telephone equipment’s.
  2. Non payments of telephone bills by owners of the device.
  3. Power holding failure
  4. Faulty in the system.
  5. Lack of maintenance.
  6. Carelessness
  7. Not following device instruction manual
  8. Low electricity supply
  9. Too old for use (outdated)
  10. Climate changes
  11. Electrical faults
  12. Poor Network
  13. Drop calls
  14. low or No signals

SOLUTIONS TO TELECOMMUNICATION PROBLEM

  1. Proper maintenance should be carried out on daily bases.
  2.  Bills should be paid on time.
  3. Any vandalization action should be reported on time
  4. Qualified technicians should be employed to fix devices issues.
  5. Government intervention

 

Presentation

The topic is presented step by step

 

Step 1:

The class teacher revises the previous topics

 

Step 2.

He introduces the new topic

 

Step 3:

The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise

 

Evaluation :

  1. What is telecommunication?
  2. Mention the Means of telecommunication in Nigeria  and their uses
  3. What are the Uses of telecommunication
  4. Mention how to use telecommunication
  5. List three reasons Why telecommunication do not work

 

Conclusion :

 

The class teacher wraps up or conclude the lesson by giving out short note to summarize the topic that he or she has just taught.

The class teacher also goes round to make sure that the notes are well copied or well written by the pupils.

He or she does the necessary corrections when and where  the needs arise.

 

Assignment :

Prepare for the next lesson by reading about GENDER DISCRIMINATION

 

 

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