Advancement in technology has brought about information technology. Information and communication technology (ICT) has changed the methods of carrying out activities in different areas of human endeavours. As a result of the world rapidly adopting digital media and information, the roles of ICT in assuring quality education is becoming important and the importance is expected to continue growing.  In this paper, the effectiveness of adopting ICT as a tool for Teaching/Learning Processes and academic performance was investigated and issues militating against integration of ICT were reviewed. A total of 90 questionnaires were administered to respondents who were students selected randomly from three polytechnics in Nigeria. The selected students were classified into experimental group (learning using ICT) and control group (learning without ICT).  Interviews were also employed for selected lecturers. The results show that the use of ICT as a tool for learning has improved the learning outcome of the selected students and the use of ICT for teaching has made teaching very interesting to students with consequential increase in performance of students. Integration of ICT into Teaching and Learning is considered to be a necessary issue for students, educators and education administrators to assure better understandings and effective teachings.

Keywords: Learning, Teaching, ICT, Learning Management System


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SALIHU, G. and UMAR, N. 2020. ICT as a Tool to Foster Teaching and Learning in Nigeria. European Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. 4, 4 (Jul. 2020). DOI:https://doi.org/10.24018/ejece.2020.4.4.228.