Technoducation and its Relevance in Enhancing Access to Higher Education in the Post Covid 19 Era in Nigeria

Authors

  • Chinenye Blessing AMAONYE Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
  • Adaora ANYAEJI Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
  • Chidinma Chinenye THOMPSON Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
  • Joel Babatunde BABALOLA University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47941/jep.858

Keywords:

Technology, Technological Innovations, technoducation, Nigerian Higher Education, Covid-19, E-learning, Zoom

Abstract

With the advent of Covid-19, the educational system in Nigeria was thrown into comatose as education at all levels was shutdown to curtail the spread of the virus. The closure lasted for a period of time while disrupting the academic activities across the country. Though, the Federal Government directed all tertiary institutions to switched to virtual teaching and learning as alternative form of learning for the achievement of educational programmes, the transition was slow due to the unpreparedness of Nigerian education system among other factors. To this end, this opinion paper proposes technoducation model which incorporates various technological innovations for enhancing access to higher education in Nigeria. Also, it x-rays the challenges constraining technoducation in expanding access to higher education in post Covid era.

Author Biographies

Chinenye Blessing AMAONYE , Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria

Department of Educational Management and Policy

Adaora ANYAEJI, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria

Department of Educational Management and Policy

Chidinma Chinenye THOMPSON, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria

Department of Educational Management and Policy

Joel Babatunde BABALOLA, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria

Department of Educational Management

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2022-05-04

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AMAONYE, C. B., ANYAEJI, A., THOMPSON, C. C. ., & BABALOLA, J. B. . (2022). Technoducation and its Relevance in Enhancing Access to Higher Education in the Post Covid 19 Era in Nigeria. Journal of Education and Practice, 6(1), 19–34. https://doi.org/10.47941/jep.858

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