Higher education and research requires quick and easy access to large amount of information, which calls for an introduction of networked digital technology in this field. Use of ICT applications and e-learning can help universities provide access to information to its students. In a previous blog, we had discussed the challenges faced by universities in introducing ICT and e-learning in higher education in Kenya. Please read the blog here: Information and Communications Technology and E-learning in Higher Education
Use of technology, especially giving students the access of mobile devices like tablets in education, sounds like a debatable topic to someone born before the start of digital age. Some are sound enough to embrace the technology as it progresses, while there are some, who need a gentle push towards the acceptance of almost anything! The world has entered the age of Digital Natives, where using technology in the field of education is not considered to be a big-win anymore!