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E - LEARNING : A N EMERGING INSTRUCTIONAL MECHANISM FOR INNOVATIVE SCIENCE EDUCATION IN NIGERIA

Jacinta A. Opara

Journal Title:SCHOLARLY RECSEARCH JOURNAL FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Abstract


This paper examines the role and use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) , notably E - learning for effective science education . The paper states the need for effective use of ICT by science teachers in maintaining and controlling according to policies laid down for s ustainable integrated science curricul u m . The science teacher has to plan in his capacity as an educa tor in e nsuring effective instructional services. The paper highlights various ICT resources that can be used for effective and effici ent integrated science curriculum . It also states some of the benefits and challenges of the use of ICT in Science education . It is the contention of this pape r that though using ICT for integrated science curriculum development may seem difficult, it is imperative to take advantage and invest in these ICTs to deal with the huge pressure face d in the countrys educational system . The remarks highlights the need for infrastructure and how political will pus h ICT ahead for science education.

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