Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2019, Volume: 12, Issue: 25, Pages: 1-5
Sumera Irum1*, Tarique Bhatti1, Noor Mohammad2 and Muhammad Dilshad3
1Faculty of Education, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan; [email protected], [email protected]
2Faculty of Education, Lasbela University, Pakistan; [email protected] 3 Government Degree College Pratabad, Hyderabad, Pakistan; [email protected]
*Author for correspondence
Faculty of Education, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan; [email protected]
Background/Objectives: The study examined the perception and practices of teachers about the integration of technology in the classrooms at university level in Pakistan. Methods/Statistical analysis: The Mix-method research approach was followed to seek the answer of research questions. A close ended Questionnaire on five-point Likert scale and classroom observation were used as research tools. The population of the study was comprised of teachers of Faculties of Education of four (04) public sector universities of Sindh, Pakistan. Sample for the study was selected through census and random sampling techniques. Findings: Teachers had very positive perceptions for technology integration in the classroom, majority of teachers were using lecture method, and only few teachers were using different teaching methods such as demonstration with multimedia projectors, Jigsaw, and project based learning. And the classroom environment was found conducive in most of the University for the Use of technology. Applications: The main recommendation of the study were; teachers may use technology frequently in the classroom for maximum academic benefits of students, the administration may provide all possible facilities to the teachers to use technology in classroom. And teachers must train to use technologies in the classrooms.
Keywords: Classroom, Perception, Practices, Teachers, Technology, Universities
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