Document Type : Original Research Manuscripts
Federal School of Surveying, Oyo
Purpose: This study examines the perceived impacts of ICT on knowledge sharing by academics at the Federal School of Surveying, Oyo.
Method: The descriptive survey design was adopted. However, the population of this study includes academics in the Federal School of Surveying, Oyo State. There are fifty-three (53) academics in the Federal School of Surveying. A simple random sampling technique was adopted to give all the respondents an equal chance of being selected for this study. A web-based questionnaire was designed using Google form and generated link was shared with academics in the Institutions. The link was shared on various groups of institutions via WhatsApp and Telegram groups. The questionnaire link was shared and responses were collected for two weeks.
Findings: The study found that skills such as internet accessing skills, word processing skills, email sending skills, presentation skills, and database searching skills are required for knowledge sharing. Poor electricity, slow internet network, and lackadaisical attitude toward information managers are identified as challenges that influence the use of ICT in sharing of knowledge among academics in the Federal School of Surveying, Oyo state.
Conclusion: The study recommends that Orientation, workshops, and training should be provided to academics of Federal School on the need to share knowledge.