University of Lagos Hosts EduNet Africa 2011 – Exploring the Opportunities of a Connected Tertiary Institution to Pioneer Digital Revolution in Africa.

University of Lagos Hosts EduNet Africa 2011 – Exploring the Opportunities of a Connected Tertiary Institution to Pioneer Digital Revolution in Africa.

EduNet Africa Conference 2011 is being hosted by the Centre for Information Technology and Systems (CITS) University of Lagos, Nigeria in collaboration with Emerging Media.

 

Date:7th and 8th July,2011

 

Venue:Afe Babalola Conference Centre,University of Lagos,Nigeria

 

The theme for this year’s Conference is:  Exploring the Opportunities of a Connected Tertiary Institution to Pioneer Digital Revolution in Africa.

 

http://www.edunetafrica.com/?page_id=8

 

This is the era of knowledge –based economy. The new information and communication technologies (NICT) especially the Internet has become a veritable tool for learning, research, business development and growth, mass communication, social empowerment for social changes. With the Higher education in developed world playing key roles in research of these new technologies and how they help in development(ICT4D) and transform businesses into great organizations like Google, Facebook,Twitter etc.High institutions of learning in Africa have paid little attention in harnessing the potentials of the Internet in learning, teaching, research, development and socialization.

 

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