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Information and communication technology (ict) competencies required of business educators for the actualization of vision 2020 agenda in Nigeria

A.N Umezulike, C.M Ile

Abstract


The study was aimed at finding out from business educators, the ICT competencies required of them for the actualization of vision 2020 Federal Government 7-points agenda. The study was carried among 54 business educator in all the tertiary institutions in Anambra State of Nigeria. Mean ratings and t-test statistics tested at 0.05 significant level were used in analyzing data collected in the study. The results of the study revealed that adequate provisions of ICT equipment/facilities will enable the business educators possess the required ICT skills and knowledge. Possession of ICT competencies by the business educators will invariably help in reducing the obstacles in teaching modern business courses thereby making it possible for actualization the of Vision 2020 agenda through business education. It was recommended that for the actualization of Vision 2020 agenda through business education to be possible, government and management of tertiary
institution should provide enough ICT equipment/facilities in our educational institutions and business educators on their own part should make judicious use of these modern equipment in teaching business courses.



http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/afrrev.v3i5.51156
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