Influence Of Teacher Characteristics On Integration Of Information Communication And Technology In Teaching In Ict Champion Schools In Machakos Sub- County

ABSTRACT

The main objective of this study was to investigate the influence of teacher

characteristics on ICT integration in teaching in ICT Champion schools in Machakos

Sub-county. The study was guided by the following objectives: to establish the

influence of teacher’s demographic factors, teacher attitude teacher’s subject

specialization, teacher’s level of training and teacher’s teaching experience on ICT

integration on teaching in ICT champion schools in Machakos Sub –County. The

study used mixed methods research design. A sample of 163teachers and 9

principals was selected. Teacher respondents were selected using Yamene (2000)

formula whereby a population of 271 yielded a sample of 163 respondents. The

principals were chosen purposively from the nine schools owing to the crucial role

they play in implementation of ICT integration. The study used primary data that

was collected using self-administered structured questionnaires and interview guide

to teachers and principals respectively. Content validity of the instrument was

ascertained through a pilot study. Reliability was ascertained by a test retest method.

Quantitative data was analyzed using descriptive and inferential statistics with aid of

the SPSS software. The influence of teacher characteristics on integration of ICT in

teaching in public secondary schools was tested using Pearson’s chi-square test at

five percent (0.05) level of significance. The study found that there was a

statistically significant relationship between demographic factors, attitude and

training in ICT programme especially power point presentation with integration of

ICT in teaching because the p-value for chi-square test was a figure below 0.05.The

null hypothesis for those objectives was rejected while on the other hand there was

no significant relationship between teaching subjects and teaching experience

because the p –value was a figure above 0.05 hence the null hypothesis for those

objectives was accepted.The study recommended that the government should

introduce compulsory computer training for teachers to equip them with ICT

competencies and also sensitize the few with negative to deflect that negative

attitude and embrace it.

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APA

Nguli, F (2021). Influence Of Teacher Characteristics On Integration Of Information Communication And Technology In Teaching In Ict Champion Schools In Machakos Sub- County. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-teacher-characteristics-on-integration-of-information-communication-and-technology-in-teaching-in-ict-champion-schools-in-machakos-sub-county

MLA 8th

Nguli, Florence "Influence Of Teacher Characteristics On Integration Of Information Communication And Technology In Teaching In Ict Champion Schools In Machakos Sub- County" Afribary. Afribary, 07 May. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-teacher-characteristics-on-integration-of-information-communication-and-technology-in-teaching-in-ict-champion-schools-in-machakos-sub-county. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

Nguli, Florence . "Influence Of Teacher Characteristics On Integration Of Information Communication And Technology In Teaching In Ict Champion Schools In Machakos Sub- County". Afribary, Afribary, 07 May. 2021. Web. 25 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-teacher-characteristics-on-integration-of-information-communication-and-technology-in-teaching-in-ict-champion-schools-in-machakos-sub-county >.

Chicago

Nguli, Florence . "Influence Of Teacher Characteristics On Integration Of Information Communication And Technology In Teaching In Ict Champion Schools In Machakos Sub- County" Afribary (2021). Accessed June 25, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-teacher-characteristics-on-integration-of-information-communication-and-technology-in-teaching-in-ict-champion-schools-in-machakos-sub-county