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The Use of ICT among Administrative Staff in an Open University: The University of the Philippines Open University Experience

Authors
Journal
Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
1877-0428
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
103
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.10.447
Keywords
  • Ict
  • Distance Education
Disciplines
  • Communication
  • Education

Abstract

Abstract Nowadays, the information and communications technology (ICT) plays a vital role in every university most specially those universities who are offering distance education. The University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU), being the Philippine's pioneer in online teaching is no exception to this. The UPOU personnel, including its administrative staff are making use of all available ICTs to be able to accomplish their functions well. This paper presents the importance of ICT among the administrative staff of UPOU. Specifically, this study will enumerate all the ICTs used in UPOU and rank all these according to use and importance.

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