Meeting the Challenge of Accessibility and Utilization of Modern Instructional Materials in Rural Secondary Schools in Nigeria
The world is now globalised by means of information and communication technology (I.C.T). Education hasplayed and will continue to play a crucial role in this process by means of teaching and learning processes.Paradoxically, ICT has also increased the gap between the knowledge and living standard in the lives of thepersons in urban and rural areas across Nigeria and the world. This paper examines the plight of ruralsecondary schools in Nigeria towards access to modern instructional materials. It addresses the problems oflack of or inadequacy of modern instructional materials for use in Nigeria rural secondary schools inrelation to social equity and educational opportunities for individuals, society and the Nigeria nation. Itexamines its implications and proffers solutions and recommendations towards ameliorating the problems oflack of or inadequacy of modern instructional materials for use in the rural secondary schools acrossNigeria.
KYWORDS: Krill Meeting the Challenge, Accessibility and Utilization, Modern Instructional Materials,Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Rural Secondary Schools