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Ibrahim, Aisha Abdullahi; Kadiri, Goodluck Chinenye – English Language Teaching, 2018
This paper explores the possibilities of using mobile technology in the teaching and learning of the English language. A sample of 50 Sandwich students/teachers of the English language was drawn through a multi-stage sampling technique. The instrument used to collect data for this study is a ten-item questionnaire on integrating mobile phones in…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology
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Iji, Clement Onwu; Abah, Joshua Abah; Anyor, Joseph Wuave – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2017
This study focused on the impact of cloud services on students' attitude towards mathematics education in public universities in Benue State, Nigeria. Ex-post facto research design was adopted for the study. The instrument for the study is the researcher-developed Cloud Service Impact Questionnaire--CSIQ (Cronbach Alpha Coefficient = 0.92). The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, College Students, Mathematics Teachers
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Ugwuoke, Cajethan Uche; Onah, Benardine Ifeoma – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
One of the major concerns of employers of labour in this information age is the recruitment of employees with requisite computerized office skills to fit into the various organization's jobs and positions. In Agricultural education, acquisition of these computerized office skills do not only depends on whether one is able to fulfill the paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Education, Job Skills, College Students
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Okopi, Fidel Onjefu; Odeyemi, Olajumoke Janet; Adesina, Adewale – Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
The study has identified the areas of strengths and weaknesses in the current use of Computer Based Learning (CBL) tools in Open and Distance Learning (ODL) institutions in Nigeria. To achieve these objectives, the following research questions were proposed: (i) What are the computer-based learning tools (soft and hard ware) that are actually in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Distance Education, Internet
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Oyelekan, Oloyede Solomon; Akinpelu, Gabriel Akinyemi; Daramola, Florence Olutunu – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2015
The Internet is one technology that has impacted tremendously on the sociological fabric of man. In the field of education, it serves as a library of knowledge from where virtually all information could be obtained. Knowledge of how well higher institution students use the Internet for learning may enable their lecturers take appropriate decisions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, College Science, Science Education
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Adebanjo, Margaret Adewunmi – African Higher Education Review, 2014
This paper examines crime and its management in Nigerian tertiary institutions. Tertiary institutions today have become arenas for crime activities such as rape, cultism, murder, theft, internet fraud, drug abuse, and examination malpractices. This paper delves into what crime is, and its causes; and the positions of the law on crime management.…
Descriptors: Crime, Political Influences, Foreign Countries, Drug Abuse
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Mbah, E. E.; Mbah, B. M.; Iloene, M. I.; Iloene, G. – The EUROCALL Review, 2014
This paper studies students' experiences and expectations on the use of podcasts in learning English pronunciation in Igboland. The study is based on a survey where two universities were studied. A proportional sampling technique with the aid of a structured questionnaire was used to elicit information. The data gathered were analysed using mean,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Experience, Pronunciation Instruction, Pronunciation
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Aladeniyi, Fasa Rachael; Fasae, Joseph Kehinde – Program: Electronic Library and Information Systems, 2013
Purpose: The study aims to investigate the use of cybercafe for internet access by students of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Nigeria. Design/methodology/approach: Using descriptive design, 382 copies of a structured questionnaire were administered to students of the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, who were using the institution cybercafe as at the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Services, Access to Computers
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Olise, Festus; Makka, Emotongha Job – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2013
This study investigates the uses and gratification of the Internet among students in the Department of Mass Communication, Delta State University (DELSU) Abraka. The study became necessary following the influx of and increase in the use of the Internet in education, which portends functional as well as dysfunctional roles on students if not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Computer Uses in Education, Computer Use
Eweni, Samuel O. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study investigated the readiness of three higher educational institutions in Nigeria in their attempt to introduce and maintain technology-driven services to students, faculty, and support staff. The prerequisites for participation in the digital, networked economy include the affordable ICT, reliable electric supply, reliable and up-to-date…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Colleges, Readiness, Technology Integration
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Ofulue, Christine I. – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2011
The use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) to bridge the communication gap between teacher and learner has been identified as a major characteristic of Open and Distance Learning (ODL). In many developing counties, including Nigeria, several barriers prevent OD learners from maximising the potentials of ICTs to enhance their learning.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Literacy, Distance Education, Barriers
Etim, Alice Sunday – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The global environment is a complex network of people who are grouped using different types of information. In each country, people are grouped based on such information as age, race, ethnicity, educational qualification, income, occupation, and net worth. These socioeconomic descriptions of people have relevance in our current Information Age.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Electronic Learning, Poverty
Michael, Awoleye O.; Owolabi, Siyanbola W.; Ibikunle, Ogundari O. – Online Submission, 2008
Now that the readiness of students in Nigeria higher institutions regarding e-learning have been established in a previous work (Awoleye & Siyanbola, 2007) there is also a need for evaluation of teachers' skills vis-a-vis their preparedness towards online teaching. This work therefore measured both technical and attitudinal capacity (Pillay,…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Computer Uses in Education, Foreign Countries, Internet
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Ojo, David Olugbenga; Olakulehin, Felix Kayode – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2006
In the West African Region of Africa, the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) is the first full fledged university that operates in an exclusively open and distance learning (ODL) mode of education. NOUN focuses mainly on open and distance teaching and learning system, and delivers its courses materials via print in conjunction with…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Open Education, Open Universities, Student Attitudes
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Anunobi, Chinwe V. – Educational Research and Reviews, 2006
The survey was conducted in the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO), Nigeria with a view to identifying the rate and purpose of Internet use by students in other to be well positioned to provide effective Internet services to them. Questionnaire was randomly distributed to 1200 students in their hostels out of which 67.66% was returned.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Internet, Computer Uses in Education