University lecturers’ readiness and motivation in utilizing online technologies for instructional delivery in Kwara state, Nigeria

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Aderonke Kofo Soetan
Adesina David Cokerb

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This study examined university lecturers’ readiness and motivation towards nutilizing online technologies for instructional delivery in Kwara State, Nigeria. The study adopted a survey research design. A total of 254 lecturers drawn from three universities within Kwara State, Nigeria represent the sample for the study. Four research questions were raised to guide the study. The results reveal that lecturers do access online technologies, however at a relatively low extent. Respondents are relatively ready to utilize online technologies in teaching and learning situations and they are also motivated to utilize online technologies in instruction. There is no difference between male and female lecturers readiness to use online technologies for instructional delivery. Both the male and the female lecturers were quite motivated in using online technologies to pass instruction. Based on the findings, it was concluded that university lecturers in Kwara State were relatively ready and highly motivated to utilize online technologies for instructional delivery. The implication of the study is that online technologies could be easily integrated into education with ease. It was recommended that lecturers should develop more interest in online technologies and find more ways they can be incorporated into teaching and learning.

Keywords: Online technologies, Utilization, Readiness, Motivation, Instructional delivery, Lecturers, Nigeria.

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Soetan, A., & Cokerb, A. (2019). University lecturers’ readiness and motivation in utilizing online technologies for instructional delivery in Kwara state, Nigeria. World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 10(4), 165-181. https://doi.org/10.18844/wjet.v10i4.4080
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