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Journal: Academic Research International (Vol.3, No. 3)

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Page : 99-107

Keywords : Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs); Educational Technology; Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET);

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Information and communication technologies in education deal with the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) within educational technology. Educational technology is the study and ethical practice of facilitating learning and improving performance by creating, using and managing appropriate technological processes and resources. The study is to determine the types of ICT facilities available for students’ usage. The efficient use of these ICT facilities by students for effective learning and self development that gear towards accelerated development and the extent to which students appreciate the use of these facilities in their studies; The ICT facilities that require enhancement for effective teaching and learning. The study made use of primary data collected using stratified random sampling. The data is analyzed using graphs and tables as well as percentages and chi-square test of goodness-of -fit. The results show that the introduction of ICT facilities in the Polytechnics has improved teaching and learning. There are ICT facilities available for students use to facilitate teaching and learning for accelerated development. The ICT facilities are efficiently used by students in the course of their studies for self development and accelerated national development. The study recommends that there should be an enhancement in some ICT facilities such as Audio-visuals, Applications software, networking facilities etc. The study thus concluded that the Enhancement of ICT facilities in the Polytechnics has resulted in the advancement of human capabilities for accelerated development.

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