Year 2019, Volume 10, Issue 3, Pages 272 - 288 2019-07-12

Factors that Influence Teachers’ Pedagogical Use of ICT in Secondary Schools: A Case of Ghana

Charles Buabeng-Andoh [1]

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Technology is perceived as a vital driving force for contemporary education. The Government of Ghana acknowledges the relevance of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in education, and it is financing ICT in secondary schools. However, most instructors are unwilling to integrate ICT into their teaching. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to investigate the factors that influence secondary school teachers’ ICT usage in schools. The participants were 376 teachers randomly selected from 24 public and private schools. The data collected from the participants were analyzed by using descriptive statistics and analysis of variance. The results showed that teachers’ use of ICT was still confined to basic and traditional activities such as search for information, class presentation etc. Internal and external factors were found to influence teachers’ ICT usage. Also, female teachers reported that they use ICT more than male teachers. In general, this study has contributed to the literature regarding teachers’ pedagogical use of ICT in secondary schools and also their gender differences in the use of ICT.

Public and private schools, Pedagogical use, Expectancy value model, Secondary school teachers
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Author: Charles Buabeng-Andoh (Primary Author)
Country: Ghana


Publication Date: July 12, 2019

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APA Buabeng-Andoh, C . (2019). Factors that Influence Teachers’ Pedagogical Use of ICT in Secondary Schools: A Case of Ghana. Contemporary Educational Technology, 10 (3), 272-288. DOI: 10.30935/cet.590099
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