Ogunyinka, T. K and Oni,, O. O and Ibikunle, O and OJUAWO, Olutayo (2013) A REVIEW OF INTRODUCTION OF ICT INTO THE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM IN NIGERIA. In: Second annual National Conference of the School of Applied Science, The Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State., 2013, The Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro.

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The change towards an Information Society rather than a manual driven Society implies that teaching and learning must be accomplished through Information and Communication Technology (ICT) rather than the traditional methods. ICT now plays salient roles in the Society such as work places, business, education, entertainment and all facets of human endeavour. Moreover, society has now recognized ICT as a catalyst for change, change in working conditions, handling and exchanging information, teaching methods, learning approaches, scientific research and in accessing of information. This paper reviews the roles of ICT in educational system vis-à-vis. Primary, Secondary and Tertiary education in Nigeria, the prospects, limitations and the key challenges of integration to educational system. The paper attempts to proffer solutions to the following questions;(a) What are the benefits of ICT in educational system in Nigeria?(b) What are the existing promises of ICT use in educational system in Nigeria?(c ) What are the limitations and key challenges of ICT’s integration to educational system? The paper concludes that regardless of all the limitations characterizing it, ICT has benefited educational system in Nigeria which is a contemporary paradigm shift from the traditional methods of learning.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Mr Taiwo Egbeyemi
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2020 15:37
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2020 15:37
URI: http://eprints.federalpolyilaro.edu.ng/id/eprint/510

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