Adekemi Yewande Karimu, Adebayo Monsur Ishola


This study examined the influence of digital transformation on effective teaching in public universities in South-West, Nigeria. Two research questions guided the study. A descriptive survey research design was used. The population comprised academic staff in Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State and Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ogun State. A total of 150 academic staff were as sample size. Purposive sampling technique was used in choosing the sample size. A self-researcher-designed instruments titled Digital Transformation and Effective Teaching Questionnaire (DTETQ) with 0.88 as reliability coefficient was used for data collection. Descriptive statistics of mean and standard deviation were used for answering research questions. The findings of the study revealed that improved accessibility and access, personalize learning approaches, visual reality, cloud-based learning opportunities, incorporating internet access into the school environment, security across digital devices and teaching digital citizenship were among the types of digital transformation required for effective teaching in public universities. It was also indicated that proactive in learning and flexible educational environment, unlimited access to learning materials, increased interactivity and real-world experience, the quality of education is improved, maximum savings in training and learning costs, improved students’ engagement, stimulating innovation in teaching and learning, enrich collaboration of academic work and develop digital literacy were among the benefits of digital transformation in effective teaching in public universities. Appropriate involvement of government in the development of a digital transformation framework for learning in public higher institutions of learning. The government can equally work in collaboration with the private sector to ensure that a digital transformation framework that meets the needs of students enrolled in the public higher institutions of learning is developed.


Effective Teaching, Digital Transformation, Public Universities, Ogun State.

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