Integration of information and communication technology (ICT) into technical and engineering education in Nigeria: Potentialities, problems and strategies

Isma'ila Y. Shehu, Hammad D. Baba, Joseph D. Enemali
2012 2012 4th International Congress on Engineering Education  
This paper discussed the role of ICT in the world of work and development in science and technology. It considers the potentialities of using ICT in the teaching and learning technical and engineering education in Nigeria. Among the ways through which ICT can be integrated into TEE include: the use CD-ROMS, videodisks, electronic encyclopedia, and video libraries, computer assisted instruction, animation, web-based and computer aided design (CAD). Similarly, the paper highlighted some of the
more » ... blems facing the efforts of integrating ICT into technical and engineering education and training. It concluded with suggestions on how to integrate the technology in technical and engineering education delivery process. Facilities that would enable wider application of ICT methods in schools should made available into classrooms by the government. Teachers should be taught on how to use them and be made easily accessible to the teachers and students. In any case, special security rules and regulations should be issued and good habits formed in schools. Proper planning should be made in providing space for ICT development in the schools.
doi:10.1109/iceed.2012.6779275 fatcat:b63qtsm4n5gzbevtfbtm3txx34