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ICT in Distance Education in Ghana

ICT in Distance Education in Ghana This article describes the ICT scene in Ghana from 1996 to 2004. The emphasis is on the benefits that distance learners in Ghana will derive from an ICT‐enhanced distance education. The article also draws attention to the efforts made by various governments of Ghana and some agencies to solve the major problems facing ICT‐driven distance education in Ghana. The attention of Distance education providers are made aware of the minor but disruptive operational hindrances to the use of ICT. Some suggestions are made as to how academic libraries in Ghana can assist distance learners now. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Library Hi Tech News Emerald Publishing

ICT in Distance Education in Ghana

Library Hi Tech News , Volume 21 (5): 3 – Jun 1, 2004

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2004 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0741-9058
DOI
10.1108/07419050410546356
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Abstract

This article describes the ICT scene in Ghana from 1996 to 2004. The emphasis is on the benefits that distance learners in Ghana will derive from an ICT‐enhanced distance education. The article also draws attention to the efforts made by various governments of Ghana and some agencies to solve the major problems facing ICT‐driven distance education in Ghana. The attention of Distance education providers are made aware of the minor but disruptive operational hindrances to the use of ICT. Some suggestions are made as to how academic libraries in Ghana can assist distance learners now.

Journal

Library Hi Tech NewsEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 2004

Keywords: Communication technologies; Distance learning; Academic libraries

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