ENHANCING EFFECTIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING IN NIGERIAN EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM WITH MOBILE LEARNING

1OLAJIDE M.S., 2OGUNSINA F.F. AND 3AYINLA N.J.

Computer Science Department Adeyemi College of Education Ondo

1olajidems@aceondo.edu.ng, 2ogunsinaff@aceondo.edu.ng and 3ayinlanj@aceondo.edu.ng

 

Abstract

The role of education is very critical to a country’s national development and as such every serious Government puts in place a virile and robust educational policy. In Nigeria education still provide the gateway to her developmental wheel in all spheres of life. Indeed the mode of teaching and learning generally is witnessing a tremendous improvement vis-a-vis the tools utilized to impart knowledge. The role of computer in education globally has redefined the platform of knowledge acquisition tenents. The attitude of learners towards education is a serious and important factor to knowledge transmission which requires a varying pedagogical clime. Therefore the usage of mobile devices to facilitate effective teaching and learning is a strong antidote to meeting the yearnings of the ever curious and restless Nigerian youths of today. This paper critically examines the trends in teaching and learning in Nigerian educational system and the prospect of adopting mobile learning to improve its efficiency.