Management Perceptions About ICT Integration in Teaching and Learning in Primary Schools in Kinondoni Municipality

Tairo, Hadija (2017) Management Perceptions About ICT Integration in Teaching and Learning in Primary Schools in Kinondoni Municipality. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study assessed the management perceptions about ICT integration in teaching and learning in Primary Schools in Kinondoni Municipality. The objectives were to identify ICT tools that management can recommend for use in schools, to determine willingness and type of support that can be provided by management for effective integration of ICT in education, to identify current challenges encountered by teachers and students when using ICT in teaching and learning and explore strategies that management can use to make integration of ICT successful. Both qualitative and quantitative approaches were employed in this study. The sample size of 100 that included 65 teachers also, 35 respondents representing management. Structured questionnaire was employed and data collected were coded and processed with the aid of excel sheets. The study found that majority of the respondents was positive with the ICT tools recommended for use in primary schools for teaching and learning. Use of mobile phones, computers connected with internet, television, radio broadcasting and projectors. Also, the study showed that majority of members in management is willing to support ICT integration in teaching and learning. Various kind of support that management can provide was acknowledged for instance provision of ICT libraries, incentives, training and finding donors. Moreover, the study discovered several challenges encountered by teachers and students when using ICT in teaching and learning which ranging from poor relationships between teachers and students, limited sources of academic materials, lack of ICT laboratories. The study recommends policy formulation/review from the government and stakeholders for supporting technological integration in primary education as the way of improving education system, technology in the world of today is inevitable.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 370 Education
Divisions: Faculty of Education > Department of Policy Planning and Administration
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2018 08:46
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2018 08:46
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/2246

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