Monday, 29 July 2013

Challenges of Information and Communication Technology



Some of the challenges of Information and Communication Technology according to Kanno and Onyechu (2009) are:
1.  Lack of Expertise Knowledge on the Use of Information and Communication Technology: Majority of the teachers in Nigerian schools are computer illiterates. This is a very big problem militating against the use of Information and Communication Technology in commerce teaching.

2.  Lack of Computers in Nigerian Schools: In most schools there are no computers for learners use, in some where they are available, and they are inadequate. A situation where there is only one computer donated by a philanthropist in a school makes one to wonder how the entire students can learn with only one computer. In a situation where there is none, it means that none will be used in the school for all round development of the child. Lamenting on the damages done by lack of access to computer, Tuoyo (2007) stressed that inability to access computers mean creating more social illiteracy and economic denial of the right of children especially the exceptional children to fully participate in the school system and in the society at large.
3.  Lack of Awareness of Instructional Values Information and Communication Technology Facilities: Teachers are not aware of the instructional value of Information and Communication Technology facilities. This prevents them for using them.
4.  Teachers Unwillingness to Integrate Information and Communication Technology in their Teaching: Most teachers are unwilling to integrate Information and Communication Technology in teaching. Even if they are computer literates, many prefer to use that knowledge of computer in making business instead of using them in teaching.
5.  Problem of Electricity: Lack of electricity is another constraint militating against the use of Information and Communication Technology in teaching. Since Information and Communication Technology facilities require electricity for them to be functional, where there is no electricity computers will be kept unused.

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