Vol. 6 No. 1 (2015)
Articles

Investigating the Educational Use of Web2.0 Among Undergraduates in Nigerian Private Universities

Akorede Diyaolu
Federal school of Surveying Oyo
Okunlaya Rifqah
Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta

Published 2015-01-15

Keywords

  • Web 2.0,
  • Nigeria,
  • Academic libraries,
  • Information devices,
  • Social networking

How to Cite

Diyaolu, A., & Rifqah, O. (2015). Investigating the Educational Use of Web2.0 Among Undergraduates in Nigerian Private Universities. JLIS.It, 6(1), 69–97. https://doi.org/10.4403/jlis.it-9478

Abstract

This study reports findings from a survey on the use of web2.0 among the undergraduate students of two (2) private universities in Nigeria namely; Crescent university Abeokuta and Caleb university, Lagos. The research was aimed at finding the students current awareness about the use of web2.0, captures their pattern of usage, and also determines its relevance to the academic pursuits. To this end, about one hundred and sixty one (161) students representing 67.1% of the whole sample study took part in the survey by filling the opinion questionnaire. The paper provides detailed reports of the results together with the discussion of findings as well as recommendations.

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