Doctoral Candidate, Nas Yakubu, Presents Paper at Tanzania Conference

Doctoral Candidate, Nas Yakubu, Presents Paper at Tanzania Conference

Doctoral candidate in the Information Systems program, Nasiru Yakubu presented a paper on learning management systems at the 2019 International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) TC3 WG3.4 conference in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

The conference was organized by IFIP TC3WG3.4 in collaboration with the State University of Zanzibar (SUZA).

The IFIP is a non-governmental, non-profit umbrella organization for national societies working in the field of information processing. The TC3 (Technical Committee) is responsible for all aspects related to education.

The conference took place from April 25-27 with the theme “Sustainable ICT, Education, and Learning.”

The participants explored the potentials confronting different facets of ICT education and learning initiatives and the challenges for sustainable development.

The focus of Mr. Yakubu’s presentation was the acceptance of learning management systems by Nigerian students. The paper was co-authored by his supervisors, Prof. Muhammadou Kah, and Dr. Salihu Dasuki.

He said the conference was an opportunity to meet like minds in his field to establish relations with international individuals and organizations to foster collaborative research and identify research and projects that will support future developments.

His paper was so well received that he was invited to join the IFIP Technical Committee 3 (TC3) working group as a member and also as a representative of Nigeria.

The Vice President of the AUN Chapter of Association for Information Systems joined AUN since 2006, working in the University Library, Information Systems department, and is now the office of Institutional Research, Planning and Data Analytics. He has just been appointed as Interim Director, Academic Planning and Quality Assurance.

Reported by Omorogbe Omorogiuwa