Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: 27, Pages: 1-6
Ashfaq Ahmed Memon*, Javed Ahmed Mahar and Hidayatullah Shaikh
Department of Computer Science, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur Mir’s, Sindh, Pakistan;
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Background/Objectives: A rapid growth of ICT in teaching and learning has been observed. Teaching and learning become more effective with the use of ICT in and off the classrooms. Methods/Statistical Analysis: This paper presents a case study carried out at college level education. The in-service college faculties are examined with reference to their concern for the function and significance of ICT. The research also questioned the reception of ICT training and awareness level of the in-service teachers working in several colleges at intermediate and undergraduate level. The quantitative research method was used by developing a questionnaire for survey and data collection in 13 colleges of Khairpur. Findings: Students’ attention, interest and participation expedite with the help of ICT tools and gadgets. This study aims at finding out drawbacks in teaching methodologies without ICT aids and the possibilities and benefits of the use of ICT for more effective and successful teaching. Relatively, the setbacks have been observed in their teaching methodologies in the absence of literacy of ICT and its aids. Applications/Improvements: The present situation of teaching methods at college level in the sample population is not that much discouraging regarding the use of ICT. However, the improvements are required to make the teaching processes better.
Keywords: Information and Communication Technology, Questionnaire, Survey Design, Teaching Methodology
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