The Impact of ICT on Students’ Academic Performance in Public Private Sector Universities of Pakistan
Kashif Ishaq1, Nor Azan Mat Zin2, Fadhilah Rosdi3, Adnan Abid4, Mustansar Ijaz5
1Kashif Ishaq*, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (Malaysia).
2Nor Azan Mat Zin, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (Malaysia).
3Fadhilah Rosdi, Universitiy Kebangsaan Malaysia (Malaysia)
4Adnan Abid, University of Management and Technology (Pakistan).
5Mustansar Ijaz, University of Management and Technology (Pakistan).
Manuscript received on December 19, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on December 24, 2019. | Manuscript published on January 10, 2020. | PP: 1117-1121 | Volume-9 Issue-3, January 2020. | Retrieval Number: C8093019320/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.C8093.019320
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Abstract: In all aspects of life, the use of information and communication technology (ICT), including education, has become common and increasingly important for students. This paper attempts to identify the different effects of ICT on tertiary education. In the study, relation between the use of ICT with students and their academic achievement in public and private academia in Pakistan, investigated. The research proposed the following goals: To find out why students have been given access to ICT services, To explore how many students use ICT and for how long, To describe the connection among the use and academic performance of ICT in students. The study was performed on 300 students using questionnaire and in order to see the rate and find out if there is any association among ICT and students’ academic achievements, Pearson correlation coefficient, and descriptive statistics, used. The results showed that most students had laptops, personal computers, and in universities, they have Internet access. Many students stated, they used ICTs in order to improve their essential skills and to carry out their learning effectively with much involvement. It has also been established that the productive use of ICTs has had a substantial significant impact on the students.
Keywords: ICT, Tertiary Education, Academic Performance, Public Private University, University students
Scope of the Article: Smart learning and Innovative Education systems