ICT AS A CHANGE AGENT FOR QUALITATIVE HIGHER ADULT EDUCATION IN NIGERIA: A CASE STUDY OF OYO STATE
This study appraised the role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as a change agent in qualitative higher adult education programmes in Oyo State. It identified the available ICT facilities, determine the extent of utilization of ICT and ascertain the strategies for practical use and implementation of ICT for such programmes. Three research questions and hypotheses guided the study with a descriptive survey design and a questionnaire as a data collection instrument. Four experts in the field validated the instrument while data generated and collated was tested using the Cronbach statistics. The overall reliability score of the instrument's rating was 0.908. Findings showed that the identified ICT facilities available, as well as their extent of utilization in these programmes for higher adult education programmes, were accepted as being appropriate. Similarly, the strategies adopted for the effective implementation and use of ICT in higher adult education programmes in the State were considered suitable for the application.