Asian Journal of Information Technology

Year: 2018
Volume: 17
Issue: 3
Page No. 231 - 238

The Role of ICT in Improving Teaching and Learning in Nigerian Universities

Authors : Olisa Okeke, Matthias U. Agboeze, Nweke Prince Onyemaechi, Okop Ekaette Okon, Ali Adizetu Aneru and Onoh Clarista Chioma

Abstract: This study examined the role of ICT in improving teaching and learning in Nigerian universities. Three research questions were generated to guide the study. The study was carried out in the university of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka and Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike. The study adopted a descriptive survey design. The population of the study was 360 out of which a sample 180 respondents were drawn and used for the study using simple random techniques. This is because the numbers were too large to manage. The sampled institutions were randomly assigned to 95 regular students, 60 sandwich students and 25 academic staff from the three selected Federal universities in South-East Region of Nigeria. The instrument for data collection was structured questionnaire. Frequency and simple percentage was used to answer the three research questions that guided the study. The findings of the study revealed that Nigeria University suffers lack adequate skills no online discussion with lecturers and there are partial limited bandwidths. Based on the findings of the study, recommendations were made among which are: the university should improve on power supply in university environment; Nigerian universities administrators should embark on awareness and training of students and staff on the use of ICTs to improve teaching and learning process; the internet should serve as backbone of ICT in Nigerian universities and government should make internet connectivity a priority in Nigerian universities to enhance the opportunities of ICT.

How to cite this article:

Olisa Okeke, Matthias U. Agboeze, Nweke Prince Onyemaechi, Okop Ekaette Okon, Ali Adizetu Aneru and Onoh Clarista Chioma, 2018. The Role of ICT in Improving Teaching and Learning in Nigerian Universities. Asian Journal of Information Technology, 17: 231-238.

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