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Inspiration of Technology; Effect of COVID-19 Pandemic on Education


  • Amos Onojah University of Ilorin
  • Adenike Aderogba ONOJAH University of Ilorin



Just like every other virus, there is a recent outbreak of COVID-19 which hampers with the school academic activities. This virus been an influenza, epidemic and airborne disease had affected a lot of lives, affecting national economy as well as shutting down all schools at all levels. Thus, there is a need to introduce technologies which can help students continue with their learning from their different isolation centres. The present study investigated (i) various technologies that can be used for learning from their isolation centres; (ii) influence of these technologies in combating the learning gaps established by COVID-19; and (iii) readiness of students to use these technologies. It was concluded that mobile learning, google classroom, webinar zoom application and web-based authoring system among others can be used to resolve the academic activity crisis established via the pandemic but clustered teaching is apt for those without access to versatile technologies and electricity power supply. Thus, if these technologies are utilized by students and teachers for both the teaching and learning process, there could be tremendous improvement in the academic performance of students as well as job performance of the teachers across all levels of education.




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