Preparing University Students in Nigeria for Global Citizenship through Virtual Learning

Lilian-Rita Ifeoma Akudolu, Stella Ekene Ugochukwu, Eyiuche Ifeoma Olibie


The study sought to find out the extent undergraduate students in Anambra State Universities in Nigeria possess the competencies for virtual learning and the extent they actually engage in virtual learning. The study which was a survey was guided by two research questions and two hypotheses. Stratified random sampling technique was used in selecting six hundred and forty (640) respondents from two universities.  A 64-item questionnaire was used in collecting data which was analysed using mean and standard deviation.  The major finding was that the students possessed virtual learning competencies but engaged in virtual learning to a low extent. The implication of low engagement in virtual learning is that it limits the global participation of these students resulting to their lagging behind other students in the international arena.

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