AN EXPLORATORY STUDY OF ICT ADOPTION FOR E-LEARNING IN THE HIGHER INSTITUTIONS OF KOGI STATE


Akeem Tunde Nafiu, Acholo Moses Ugbeda, Halilu Uba

Abstract: This study aimed at ICT adoption for e-learning in the higher institutions of Kogi State. The study adopted descriptive research design. The study's target population comprised of the Higher Institutions in Kogi State. Multistage random sampling technique was adopted. Data were gathered and analysed Multiple Regression and Principal Component Analysis. Finding revealed that ICT adoption for e-learning has significantly weak effect on the academic performance of students in the higher institutions of Kogi State. The study concluded that information technology is cardinal to improved performance. The study recommended that higher institutions should be adequately funded by the government to be able to cope with cost of IT subscription; users of e-learning technologies should be well trained in respect of the nature of technology in use; anxiety for e-learning should be minimized through constant orientations, and the perception of users towards the use e-learning technologies should be through seminars and programmes.

Keywords: ICT adoption; cost of IT subscription; e-learning technologies; academic performance; Anxiety for E-Learning

DOI: 10.24874/PES04.03.001

Recieved: 14.02.2022  Accepted: 21.05.2022  UDC: 37.018.43:004(669.1)

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