Innovation Tools and Practices for Fostering Educational Resilience Development in Higher Institutions in Cross River State, Nigeria

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2022-09
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Okon, Abigail
Omori, Anne
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Commonwealth of Learning (COL)
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PCF10 Sub-theme: Building Resilience // The study examined the innovation tools and practices for fostering innovations for educational resilience in higher institutions in Nigeria. Taking University of Calabar as a case study, we examine innovation tools such as Information Communication Technology (ICT) and Learning Management Systems (LMSs) while the practices include collaborative learning, problem-based learning and activity-based learning. This study becomes imperative considering the changing world of the tertiary education students and its implications for promotion of teaching university students and lecturers. A total of 230 students and 120 lecturers were selected through stratified random sampling technique while five departments were purposively drawn from the university. Data were collected using questionnaire and check-list documents while contingency chi-squared and simple percentages were deplored in analyzing the obtained data. The results revealed that information communication technology and learning management system are veritable innovation tools in fostering resilience in educational development. Also, collaborative learning, problem-based learning and activity-based learning are all contributing practices that provide high level of knowledge and skills’ acquisition which enable individual to face our challenging world. // Paper ID 0348
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Information Communication Technology (ICT), Learning Management Systems (LMS), Educational Resilience, Higher Education
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Nigeria
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Africa
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