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Bakare and Olaniyi

Greener Journal of  Educational Research Vol. 7(2), pp. 015-020March 2017

 ISSN: 2276-7789 © 2017 Greener Journals

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Manuscript Number: 020617017


(DOI: http://doi.org/10.15580/GJER.2017.2.020617017)

 

Use and Application of ICT in Teaching and Learning for Quality Higher Education in Nigeria: A Literature Analysis

 

1*Abdullahi A. Bakare and 2Esther Temitope Olaniyi

 

1Department of Library and Information Science, College of Information and Communication Technology, Kwara State University, Malete, Ilorin, Kwara State.

2College Library, Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo State.


Abstract


Although, the roles of educators in higher institutions in Nigeria have been expanded to include the use of information and communication for teaching and learning, there seems to be less achievement in this area. This paper argues that ICTs for educational purposes, such as to aid teaching and learning and for research activities including collaborative learning is sacrosanct, if they must be compared favourably with their counterparts at the global arena. This study focused on the clarification on the concept of ICT, the status of ICT use for teaching and learning in higher education in Nigeria, technology for teaching and learning and the challenges in the adoption of ICT in teaching and learning for quality higher education in Nigeria. Nigerian higher institutions which have been ranked higher on the African continents, have not done well in competing globally due to certain challenges. This reveals a gap which needs to be filled by taking necessary steps in putting Nigerian higher institutions forward in the international scholastic arena. This paper argues that proper use of information and communication technology for teaching and learning can be used to fill this gap in higher institutions in Nigeria. The paper concludes that, although technology provides greater opportunities for higher institutions in Nigeria to propel teaching and learning processes, majority of the higher institutions in developing countries possess basic ICT infrastructure. The paper recommended that ICT integration in Nigerian higher institutions must be adopted to support curricular goals of the institutions for higher quality education.

 

Key Words: Application of ICT, teaching and learning, quality higher education, Nigeria


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