Human and Institutional Factors as Challenges to Use of Mobile Technologies for Team-Based Learning: Case Study of Three Tertiary Institutions in Ede, Osun state

Sallau, Mohammed Human and Institutional Factors as Challenges to Use of Mobile Technologies for Team-Based Learning: Case Study of Three Tertiary Institutions in Ede, Osun state., 2020 Bachelor Degree Thesis thesis, Adeleke University, Ede, Osun State, Nigeria. [Thesis]

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The study was motivated by the need to find out the factors that determined team based learning in tertiary institutions in Ede, Osun State, Nigeria. The researcher observed that the rate in which students in tertiary institutions get involved in team based learning is considerably high. It was also observed that very little has been done to assess the factors that determine the use of mobile technologies and academic and research libraries for team based learning by undergraduate students. The case study research method was adopted to carry out the study in three tertiary institutions in Ede, Osun State, Nigeria. Purposive sampling technique was used to select the one thousand one hundred undergraduate students that constituted the study’s sample population. The questionnaire was adopted as the study’s data collection instrument. The simple percentage score was used as the study’s data analysis technique. The study revealed three indicators of human factors namely, trust, sense of competition and willingness to share knowledge as the human factors that impact the extent to which mobile technologies are used to facilitate communication among members of team based learning groups. The study also revealed three indicators namely, space, rules outlawing group discussion and rules outlawing use of mobile technologies as factors prevalent in academic and research libraries that determine the use of academic and research library by members of team based learning groups. The study concludes that human factors are instrumental to the extent to which mobile technologies can support team based learning and that academic and research libraries must reassess their rules and regulations from the point of view the requirements of team based learning needs. Recommendations were made to students on how to manage human factors and academic and research libraries on how to implement rules that will not hamper team based learning. The study is useful to students, lecturers, librarians and administrators of tertiary institutions.

Item type: Thesis (UNSPECIFIED)
Keywords: Use of Libraries, Team-Based Learning, Mobile Phones,
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information. > AC. Relationship of LIS with other fields .
C. Users, literacy and reading. > CB. User studies.
C. Users, literacy and reading. > CD. User training, promotion, activities, education.
K. Housing technologies. > KF. Planning, Design, Removal.
L. Information technology and library technology > LT. Mobile devices
Depositing user: Samuel Utulu
Date deposited: 20 Jul 2021 05:32
Last modified: 20 Jul 2021 05:32
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/42254

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