Information and Communication Technology (ICT): The implications for Sustainable Development in Nigeria
Emmanuel Olusola Adu, Olusesan Adelabu, Shadrack John Adjogri, University of Fort Hare, South Africa
EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Tampere, Finland ISBN 978-1-939797-08-7 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC
It has been commonly accepted and proven that information and communication technology (ICT) is the engine of the 21st century and beyond; as it will chart the economic, religious, cultural, legal and social life of nations, particularly that of developing countries. This paper focuses on the ICT and the implications for sustainable development in Nigeria. It examines ICTs in education and its application, the implications of ICT resources for sustainable development and sectorial impact of ICT in Nigeria development was not left out. It was however recommended among others that the private and public sector partnerships should be encouraged to fast track ICT-based projects for sustainable development in Nigeria and concluded that today; ICT has been successfully integrated in the process of state administration, leading to a view concept of e-government. The potential benefits of ICT to sustainable development in Nigeria has been accepted as an imperative paradigm
Adu, E.O., Adelabu, O. & Adjogri, S.J. (2014). Information and Communication Technology (ICT): The implications for Sustainable Development in Nigeria. In J. Viteli & M. Leikomaa (Eds.), Proceedings of EdMedia 2014--World Conference on Educational Media and Technology (pp. 50-58). Tampere, Finland: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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