Relationship between attitude towards using new technologies and teaching effectiveness

Author/s:

Kant, Ravi*
Maulana Azad National Urdu University, College of Teacher Education, Darbhanga, Bihar, India (edu.ravikant@gmail.com)

Abstract:

Information and communication technology with the help of engineering gives several tools for helping and enhancing teaching learning process. Technology creates a new and amazing perspective in the field of education. By using new technologies in teaching learning process any teacher can increase their teaching effectiveness. Now those things and activities are possible in the classroom settings with the help of technologies which were rare and impossible to bring in classroom. By taking sample of sixty secondary school teachers with the help of one standardized tools, an attempt has made to explore relationship between attitude towards using new technology and teaching effectiveness. Survey method was used. Study found that there is no significant difference between attitude towards using new technology and teaching effectiveness on the basis of gender and teacher’s affiliation board. A positive relationship found between attitudes towards using new technology and teaching effectiveness in male teachers. But in case of female teachers this relationship was insignificant negative. Overall attitude towards using new technology was positively related with teaching effectiveness.

Keywords: uses of new technology; teaching effectiveness; attitude; secondary school teachers

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5861/ijrset.2016.1564

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