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Influence of ICT Skills on Use of Cloud Computing among Undergraduates in Private Universities, South-West, Nigeria

Fagbohun, Michael and Adetimirin, Airen Edale (2016) Influence of ICT Skills on Use of Cloud Computing among Undergraduates in Private Universities, South-West, Nigeria. International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design, 6 (3). pp. 1-13.

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Abstract

This study investigated the influence of ICT skills on use of cloud computing among undergraduates in selected private universities, South-West, Nigeria. Cloud computing is a novel means of providing access to diversities computer services via the Internet. Descriptive research design was employed and the population comprised 13,969 undergraduates in Babcock, Bowen and Covenant universities. Multi stage sampling technique was used, and data collection instrument was a structured questionnaire. Method of data analysis was simple percentages for research questions and regression analysis for the hypotheses. The study revealed that undergraduates possessed high level of ICT literacy skills and undergraduates used various cloud computing services and application. There was positive significant relationship between awareness and use of cloud computing (r=-.517**, n=533, p<.01.). Cloud computing is a novel technology that augment teaching and learning it also allows students to access instructional content and resources remotely. For student to effectively utilise and explore the benefit of cloud computing, the university management make available high bandwidth and dependable Private Power Plant (PPP) to increase use of cloud computing services.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cloud Computing Awareness, Cloud Computing Use, Nigeria, Technical Factors, Undergraduates
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Education
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2016 13:28
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2016 13:28
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/7176

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