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ATTITUDE, AWARENESS, AVAILABILITY AND FREQUENCY OF USING ICT BY SCIENCE TEACHERS IN INDORE CITY

Shashikala Choudhary

Assistant Professor, ILVA Commerce and Science College, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Abstract


Information technology has occupied central place. ICT has opened new avenues, like, e- coaching, online learning, e-books, e-learning, virtual classes, e-journals etc. technological inventions ought to be realized and needed to be accepted as the related sources in professional life. Objective of the present study was; to know about the attitude, awareness, availability and frequency of using ICT by science teachers. A questionnaire was prepared by the investigator under the guidance of research supervisor. The sample consists of 60 science teachers from different schools in indore city. Instructions were given to respondents regarding responses to be given in the tool. Percentage was calculated for statistical analysis of the collected data. The findings revealed that 30% of the science teachers ict wastes the time while only 15% finds that ICT is useful and beneficial. only 51.66% science teachers know that data can be downloaded easily. 58.33% realize that large data can be stored in a small space.  63.33% schools are providing ICT facilities. 70% finds it difficult to manage storage of vast study material. the majority of teachers (30%) using internet once a week but the modern world produces new inventions in every minute. a small percentage of teachers (11.66%) are using ICT for more than one hour daily. it shows that teachers usage is very slow than its explosion. hence, the teachers are required to come forward in this respect and should try to adopt and accommodate ICT in their professional life.

Keywords


attitude, awareness, availability a, frequency, ICT

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Shashikala Choudhary. (2019). Attitude, Awareness, Availability and Frequency of Using ICT by Science Teachers in Indore City. John Foundation Journal of EduSpark, 1(4), 44-52.

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