Paper Title : Digital Inclusion in Higher Education during the COVID19 Pandemic: A University Experience
ISSN : 2394-2231
Year of Publication : 2021
MLA Style: Maitanmi S. O., Ogunlere S.O., Adekola Olubukola D. , Akande Oyebola " Digital Inclusion in Higher Education during the COVID19 Pandemic: A University Experience " Volume 8 - Issue 5 September-October , 2021 International Journal of Computer Techniques (IJCT) ,ISSN:2394-2231 , www.ijctjournal.org
APA Style: Maitanmi S. O., Ogunlere S.O., Adekola Olubukola D. , Akande Oyebola " Digital Inclusion in Higher Education during the COVID19 Pandemic: A University Experience " Volume 8 - Issue 5 September-October , 2021 International Journal of Computer Techniques (IJCT) ,ISSN:2394-2231 , www.ijctjournal.org
Higher education in Nigeria is already beset with several challenges. Existing multiple challenges include massive unemployment among graduates, security issues, incessant strikes and industrial actions by Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and gross underfunding of the education sector. With the onset of the unprecedented health crisis and the devastating repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic in the world, this paper delineates a Nigerian Higher Institution’s experience with navigating the onslaught of the pandemic through digital inclusion, proactive control, ICTs, Distance education and e-Learning. It further describes the University experience, its challenges and solutions to higher education through ICTs learning solutions. It particularly details the administration of the online examinations and the virtual graduation ceremonies conducted. This is with the objective of sharing good practices and recommendations for continuity of learning/training through ICTs and digital inclusion in education as well as ensuring the continuity of the effective strategies.
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— ICT, Digital inclusion, COVID-19, e-Learning, Distance education