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ICT Knowledge of the Higher Secondary School Teachers

Authors: Mr S Karunanidhi, Dr P Vaiyapuri Raja


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Country: india

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Abstract: The present study attempts to find out the ICT Knowledge of higher secondary school teachers of Thanjavur district. Knowledge of ICT and use of ICT skills in teaching and learning have become imperative for today’s teachers. ICT integration in institutions is being perceived as a necessity and is growing exponentially. The pervasive use of technology in all spheres of life, the knowledge economy and the paradigm shift together, generate demands on the institutions to adopt ways that help inculcate 21st century skills amongst teachers. In order to integrate ICT in school education, the first need is to study and assess the teachers ICT knowledge. So, the present study has high need and importance. The present study has been done so as to study the ICT Knowledge of the higher secondary school teachers. Random sampling technique has been used in the selection of the sample of as many as 529 higher secondary school teachers. The ICT Knowledge Test (ICTKT) constructed and validated by Rajasekar, S., (2014) has been distributed to them and the responses were collected and computed according to the objectives framed. The findings of the study revealed that the higher secondary school teachers shows an average level of ICT knowledge and the same trend has been seen in respect of the sub-samples, too.

Keywords: ICT knowledge, higher secondary school teachers

Paper Id: 318

Published On: 2015-06-01

Published In: Volume 3, Issue 3, May-June 2015

Cite This: ICT Knowledge of the Higher Secondary School Teachers - Mr S Karunanidhi, Dr P Vaiyapuri Raja - IJIRMPS Volume 3, Issue 3, May-June 2015. DOI 10.17605/OSF.IO/Z54AN

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