Yıl 2020, Cilt 11 , Sayı 1, Sayfalar 99 - 109 2019-11-14

Teachers’ Perception and Factors Limiting the use of High-Tech Assistive Technology in Special Education Schools in North-West Nigeria

Emeka Joshua Chukwuemeka [1] , Dominic Samaila [2]


The study investigated teachers’ perception and factors limiting the use of high-tech assistive technologies resources in special education schools in North-West Nigeria. The study adopted a descriptive survey design using a questionnaire to sought data from 120 respondents who were drawn using a multi-stage sampling technique from special education schools within the region. Three research questions were raised to guide the study. The questionnaire was subjected to expert validation and reliability was established through a pilot study using 20 teachers from two special education schools within the study area, but not part of the sampled schools. The reliability coefficient of 0.81 was obtained for the questionnaire using the Cronbach Alpha formula. The data collected were analyzed using percentage, mean and standard deviation. Findings revealed that teachers do not use high-tech assistive devices regularly to teach students with physical disabilities. However, teachers perceived positively that there are great benefits to the use of these resources. It was recommended among others that both government and other stakeholders should organize workshop, seminars and other capacity building training regularly for teachers as means of updating their knowledge and skills in the use of assistive devices considering the dynamic nature of special education technology.
assistive technology, high-tech, utilization, perception, special education, limiting factors
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Konular Eğitim, Bilimsel Disiplinler
Bölüm Makaleler
Yazarlar

Orcid: 0000-0002-1985-8002
Yazar: Emeka Joshua Chukwuemeka (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: Department of Educational Technology Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria
Ülke: Nigeria


Orcid: 0000-0002-5684-9332
Yazar: Dominic Samaila
Kurum: Department of Educational Technology Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria
Ülke: Nigeria


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Yayımlanma Tarihi : 14 Kasım 2019

Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { cet646841, journal = {Contemporary Educational Technology}, issn = {}, eissn = {1309-517X}, address = {Prof. Dr. Ali Şimşek, Başeditör, Anadolu Üniversitesi İletişim Bilimleri Fakültesi İletişim Tasarımı ve Yönetimi Bölümü, Yunus Emre Yerleşkesi, Eskişehir}, publisher = {Ali ŞİMŞEK}, year = {2019}, volume = {11}, pages = {99 - 109}, doi = {10.30935/cet.646841}, title = {Teachers’ Perception and Factors Limiting the use of High-Tech Assistive Technology in Special Education Schools in North-West Nigeria}, key = {cite}, author = {Chukwuemeka, Emeka Joshua and Samaila, Dominic} }
APA Chukwuemeka, E , Samaila, D . (2019). Teachers’ Perception and Factors Limiting the use of High-Tech Assistive Technology in Special Education Schools in North-West Nigeria. Contemporary Educational Technology , 11 (1) , 99-109 . DOI: 10.30935/cet.646841
MLA Chukwuemeka, E , Samaila, D . "Teachers’ Perception and Factors Limiting the use of High-Tech Assistive Technology in Special Education Schools in North-West Nigeria". Contemporary Educational Technology 11 (2019 ): 99-109 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/cet/issue/50041/646841>
Chicago Chukwuemeka, E , Samaila, D . "Teachers’ Perception and Factors Limiting the use of High-Tech Assistive Technology in Special Education Schools in North-West Nigeria". Contemporary Educational Technology 11 (2019 ): 99-109
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ISNAD Chukwuemeka, Emeka Joshua , Samaila, Dominic . "Teachers’ Perception and Factors Limiting the use of High-Tech Assistive Technology in Special Education Schools in North-West Nigeria". Contemporary Educational Technology 11 / 1 (Kasım 2019): 99-109 . https://doi.org/10.30935/cet.646841
AMA Chukwuemeka E , Samaila D . Teachers’ Perception and Factors Limiting the use of High-Tech Assistive Technology in Special Education Schools in North-West Nigeria. Contemporary Educational Technology. 2019; 11(1): 99-109.
Vancouver Chukwuemeka E , Samaila D . Teachers’ Perception and Factors Limiting the use of High-Tech Assistive Technology in Special Education Schools in North-West Nigeria. Contemporary Educational Technology. 2019; 11(1): 109-99.