Managing and Evaluating ICTs in Higher Education: A Reassurance Measure for Sustainable Investment

Nafisat Afolake Adedokun-Shittu, Abdul Jaleel Kehinde Shittu
  • January 2016, Springer Science + Business Media
  • DOI: 10.1007/978-981-287-603-4_4

How to manage and evaluate ICTs to ensure a worthwhile and sustainable investment

What is it about?

When institutions or schools deploy ICTs, it is a mixed feelings of excitement and anxiety for stakeholders on how the huge investment will generate return in terms of teaching and learning output. This chapter in a book thus provide a model that can help ICT in education investors manage and evaluate their investment in a sustainable way.

Why is it important?

Return on ICT investment in education may not be seen in monetary value. Yet, it does not mean investors should not expect any return, this is why this chapter provides a model that will help ICT in education investors see the return on their investment in evidence-based teaching and learning outcome.

Perspectives

Dr Nafisat A Adedokun-Shittu
University of Ilorin, Nigeria

Having published an article on the ICT impact model that generated a lot of interest from readers, it gives us an additional impetus to put the model in context so that the intended beneficiaries and users of the model can continue to apply it in relevant contexts and show evidence of its usefulness.

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