Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Title: ICT Skills of University Freshmen and their Projections for Improvement upon Graduation: A Case Study of Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Nigeria.
Authors: Adegbilero-Iwari, I.
Odefadehan, O. O
Owoeye, O. I.
Christopher, Abraham I.
Keywords: Information and communication technology skills,
ICT skills,
University freshmen,
Elizade University,
Academic library
Issue Date: 2021
Publisher: Library Philosophy and Practice
Abstract: The paper reported the outcomes of the assessment of the information and communication technology (ICT) skills of freshmen in a Nigerian private university and the projection of the students for improvement at graduation. It became necessary in this digital era, where it is assumed the Millennial are digital natives, to know what computing capabilities fresh university students are coming with from their earlier educational exposures and also to know their expectations for ICT skills honing at higher educational level. The findings show that although many of the students are proficient users of varying devices (desktop, laptop and mobile devices), laptop is their preferred device for academic work. It also indicated that laptop and smartphones are their best choice for a device combination. The students are more skilful in E-mail (159%), web browsing (53%), online registration (57%), mobile apps use (53%), e-banking (49%), e-commerce (44%). Whereas they show interest in learning other skills, they indicated that the ICT unit is the arm of the university perceived to contribute the most to their skills improvement during the study years. Recommendations were made based on the findings.
Description: Staff Publication
Appears in Collections:Research Articles

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
out (10).pdf307.67 kBAdobe PDFThumbnail

Items in EUSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.