The Role of Business Educators in Distance Learning in the 21st Century: Challenges and Prospects in Education System in Nigeria
Education Journal
Volume 4, Issue 6-1, December 2015, Pages: 19-23
Received: Oct. 8, 2015; Accepted: Oct. 9, 2015; Published: Jan. 13, 2016
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Ebele Okereke C., Department of Business and Entrepreneurship Education, Kwara State University, Malete, Kwara State, Nigeria
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Abstract
The paper was on the role of business educators in distance learning in the 21st century: challenges and prospects. Education and technology plays significant role in the progress and development of a nation. Business educators cannot afford to be on the wrong side of the digital era that makes teaching and learning so enjoyable. Therefore, this paper discussed concept of distance learning education; types of ICTs tools used for distance learning; role of educators especially business educators in the 21st century education, challenges of distance education, as well as the prospects. However, the paper concludes with the recommendation which is based on the problems facing distance learning system of Nigeria.
Keywords
Educators, Business Education, Distance Learning, Challenges and Education System
To cite this article
Ebele Okereke C., The Role of Business Educators in Distance Learning in the 21st Century: Challenges and Prospects in Education System in Nigeria, Education Journal. Special Issue: New Dimensions in Vocational Business Education Teaching and Learning. Vol. 4, No. 6-1, 2015, pp. 19-23. doi: 10.11648/j.edu.s.2015040601.14
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