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Journal of Education, Society and Behavioural Science, ISSN: 2456-981X, ISSN: 2278-0998 (Past),Vol.: 28, Issue.: 1

Opinion Article

Factors Militating against the Integration of Information and Communication Technologies for Effectiveness of Technical and Vocational Education and Training

 

K. R. E. Okoye1 and S. M. Nkanu1*

1Department of Technology and Vocational Education, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, P.O.Box 5025, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.

Article Information

Editor(s):

(1) Dr. Durdane Bayram-Jacobs, Professor, Department of Science Education, Radboud University, The Netherlands.

Reviewers:

(1) Susan Chepkonga, University of Nairobi, Kenya.

(2) Stamatis Papadakis, University of Crete, Greece.

(3) Robiah Binti Yusof, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Malaysia.

(4) Fariza Khalid, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia.

Complete Peer review History: http://www.sciencedomain.org/review-history/27531

Abstracts

This study examined factors militating against the integration of information and communication technologies in effective teaching and learning of technical and vocational education and training (TVET). This study grew from the relevance and importance of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) programmes to society. Undoubtedly, technical and vocational education and training (TVET) programmes involve practical skill acquisition and hands-on experience, which has shown to be absent among present day graduates. However, it is vital to examine the factors militating the integration of information and communication technology among TVET teachers. This study through related articles reviews information and communication technology as a positive tool to promote teaching and learning of technical and vocational education and training (TVET). As a result of this, related work on information and communication technology were reviewed, likewise proposed factors militating the integration of information and communication technology for TVET. The study found that information and communication technology integration in schools in order to provide tangible teaching solutions in the areas of TVET ought to be adopted. The study provides a guide to the Federal Government through its Ministry of Education to see the need to integrate ICT and provide a platform that will help pre-service teachers overcome difficulties faced during the use of ICT in their classrooms.

Keywords :

Militating; integration; Information and Communication Technology (ICT); effectiveness; Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET).

Full Article - PDF    Page 1-8

DOI : 10.9734/JESBS/2018/45323

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