ICT AS A CHANGE AGENT FOR QUALITATIVE HIGHER ADULT EDUCATION IN NIGERIA: A CASE STUDY OF OYO STATE

  • T. J. Odule Department of Mathematical Sciences Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye P.M.B. 2002, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, Nigeria
  • A. O. Adesina Department of Mathematical Sciences Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye P.M.B. 2002, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, Nigeria
  • K. K-K. Abdullah Department of Mathematical Sciences Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye P.M.B. 2002, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, Nigeria
Keywords: Higher adult education, ICT awareness, ICT implementation, ICT utilization, knowledge construction, paradigm change

Abstract

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.

Published
2019-12-19
How to Cite
Odule, T., Adesina, A., & Abdullah, K. (2019). ICT AS A CHANGE AGENT FOR QUALITATIVE HIGHER ADULT EDUCATION IN NIGERIA: A CASE STUDY OF OYO STATE. LAUTECH Journal of Engineering and Technology, 13(2), 40-52. Retrieved from http://laujet.com/index.php/laujet/article/view/334
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