Availability and Awareness of E-resources Utilization in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Kampala International University Western Campus
The purpose of this study was to assess the level of e-resources utilization in supporting teaching and learning in KIU Western Campus. The first objective was to identify availability and awareness of e-resources utilization in supporting teaching and learning in KIU western campus, objective two was to find out ICT skills of staff and students in e-resource utilization in supporting teaching and learning in KIU western campus and objective three was to identify the effects of e-resource use by staff and students for teaching and learning. A descriptive survey research design was adopted. The target population included Academic Staff and Students from three selected faculties, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Business and Management and Faculty of Biomedical sciences, and library administrators of KIU western campus, totaling 5223. The data obtained from the field were analyzed using descriptive statistics (mean) and presented in frequency tables and inferential statistics. It was found out that staff and students were aware of e-resources, these e-resources were partially available for teaching and learning. In conclusion, awareness and availability are paramount and because of the positive usefulness of e-resources when applied in teaching and learning by staff and students, it is therefore necessary that the school administration should provide these e-resources to be readily available for use, in large volumes and in all discipline.
Keywords: E-resources, awareness, teaching and learning.
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Gerthrude Vershiy Banyuy, Alone Kimwise and Generous Tugume Begumisa (2023).Availability and Awareness of E-resources Utilization in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Kampala International University Western Campus.IDOSR JOURNAL OF APPLIED SCIENCES 8(1) 72-83, 2023.