MOBILE LEARNING FOR HIGHER EDUCATION IN NIGERIA: PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES

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Augustine Agbi
Supanee Sengsri

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The deployment of mobile technology for education has changed the traditional approach to teaching and the learning processes, by exposing both teachers and learners to educational experiences regardless of location, anytime. The utilization of mobile technology for higher levels of education, is unavoidable if individuals are to be adequately equipped for their roles in modern society that emphasizes collaboration. Mobile technology in education not only enables individuals to participate in learning anytime and anywhere, but fosters their collaboration and the development of lifelong learning skills. Stakeholders globally have recognized the potential of mobile devices in education, and have continued to consistently deploy them in their national educational systems at all levels for the improvement of teaching and learning. Most developing countries, including Nigeria have continued to struggle with the integration of Information Communication Technology (ICT) into their educational sectors. This paper examined ICT and the educational benefits of it, for higher learning in Nigeria and the challenges of integrating mobile devices.

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Agbi, A., & Sengsri , S. . (2020). MOBILE LEARNING FOR HIGHER EDUCATION IN NIGERIA: PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES. JOURNAL OF EDUCATION NARESUAN UNIVERSITY, 23(3), 425–441. Retrieved from https://so06.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/edujournal_nu/article/view/240355
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