Academic Performance of the Students in Higher Education in Pakistan: The Role of Information and Communication Technology

Authors

  • Behzad Anwar Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Gujrat, Gujrat, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Shoaib Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Gujrat, Gujrat, Pakistan
  • Uswa Shahid M.Phil. Scholar, Department of English, University of Gujrat, Gujrat, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.35484/pssr.2024(8-II-S)41

Keywords:

Higher Education, ICT, Learning, Students, Technology

Abstract

The importance of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in academia is to increase opportunities and expand access to quality education by facilitating the learning of the students. The use of ICT is also equally important to create a conducive environment and develop creative thinking among the students. The main objective of the study is to examine the nexus of ICT and academic performance among students in higher education. A quantitative research design was used, and a cross-sectional research method was employed. Data were collected from students, through a questionnaire, of BS program from one of the public sector universities using a convenient sampling design. Data were analyzed by using SPSS. The results of linear regression revealed that ICT is a predictor of the academic performance of students by enhancing their skills, knowledge, CGPA, and communication skills and by engaging their potential to create a more conducive learning environment. The study recommended that ICT should only be used for positive academic purpose through monitoring mechanism.

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Published

2024-06-11

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Anwar, B., Shoaib, M., & Shahid, U. (2024). Academic Performance of the Students in Higher Education in Pakistan: The Role of Information and Communication Technology. Pakistan Social Sciences Review, 8(2), 472–482. https://doi.org/10.35484/pssr.2024(8-II-S)41