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E-Business in Education: The Case of Delta State University

E-Business in Education: The Case of Delta State University
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Author(s): Edwin Iroroeavwo Achugbue (Delta State University, Nigeria)
Copyright: 2014
Pages: 20
Source title: Handbook of Research on Demand-Driven Web Services: Theory, Technologies, and Applications
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Zhaohao Sun (University of Ballarat, Australia & Hebei Normal University, China) and John Yearwood (Federation University, Australia)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5884-4.ch017


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This chapter is anchored on previous research to examine e-business in education, with emphasis on the Delta State University Abraka, Delta State, Nigeria. The study focused on the concept of e-business, e-business in education, and explored the various educational routines, such as e-learning, tele-learning, research, and administration. The study examined classification of e-business, e-business tools, such as e-mail, Websites, message boards, online catalogs, and telephone and e-business activities in education. It also focused on e-payment of fees, students' registration, checking of results, and online application as part of e-business routines in administration. Finally, the study looked at the barriers to e-business adoption in education using diffusion theory of innovation. A conclusion and recommendations are then made.

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