Integration of ICT into the higher education process: The case of Colombia

  • Eugenia Melo University of Alicante, Campus San Vicente del Raspeig, San Vicente del Raspeig 03080, Alicante, Spain
  • Juan Llopis University of Alicante, Campus San Vicente del Raspeig, San Vicente del Raspeig 03080, Alicante, Spain
  • José Gascó University of Alicante, Campus San Vicente del Raspeig, San Vicente del Raspeig 03080, Alicante, Spain
  • Reyes González University of Alicante, Campus San Vicente del Raspeig, San Vicente del Raspeig 03080, Alicante, Spain

Abstract

This paper has as its aim to establish a pedagogical strategy aimed at supporting the integration of ICTs (Information and Communication Technologies) into the higher education process. A survey was carried out aiming focus on the analysis of teachers’ practices so that competences in ICT use at university education in Colombia could be enlarged. 81 universities answered the survey questionnaire: 51 private and 30 public, and a total of 423 lecturers from different academic disciplines. Our findings show the degree of attention paid by teachers to strengthening ICT skills in their training tasks. This research is complemented with Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT) analysis performed with 50 professionals experienced in ICT use in higher education.

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Published
2020-02-24
How to Cite
MELO, Eugenia et al. Integration of ICT into the higher education process: The case of Colombia. Journal of Small Business Strategy, [S.l.], v. 30, n. 1, p. 58-67, feb. 2020. ISSN 2380-1751. Available at: <https://libjournals.mtsu.edu/index.php/jsbs/article/view/1665>. Date accessed: 09 apr. 2020.
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