Capacity Building Needs of Education Lecturers in Information and Communication Technology in Universities

Capacity Building Needs of Education Lecturers in Information and Communication Technology in Universities

Dr. Nwabueze, Akachukwu L. and Nwokedi, Onuekwuzunma C. U.

1Department of Educational Foundations, University of Nigeria, Nsukka
2Department of educational Management, University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State

American journal of educational research and reviews

This study investigated the capacity building needs of education lecturers in ICTs in universities in Nigeria. Three research questions and three hypotheses were formulated to guide the study, which adopted the descriptive survey design. A sample size of 320 education lecturers was drawn from four universities using stratified random sampling technique, representing 56% of the population. Questionnaire titled “HCBNELICTQ” was validated and the reliability established at 0.92. In analyzing the data, mean scores and standard deviation were used to answer the research questions while z-test was used in testing the hypotheses. The findings revealed among others that, the capacity building needs of education lecturers on ICT for instructional delivery in universities include: knowledge of operating the ICT devices, good knowledge of handling the devices in teaching, clear skills of manipulating the devices for research and developments, using the devices to store and present academic data, and regular involvement of staff in knowledge updates through appropriate use of new technological devices. Based on the findings of this study, the researchers recommended that education lecturers should cultivate the right attitude to work for effective instructional task performance by maintaining the clarity of job responsibilities in the university system.

Keywords: capacity building needs, education lecturers, ICTs, Universities, Nigeria.

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Nwabueze, Akachukwu L. and Nwokedi, Onuekwuzunma C. U. Capacity Building Needs Of Education Lecturers In Information And Communication Technology In Universities. American Journal of Educational Research and Reviews, 2018,3:31.


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