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IJIET 2016 Vol.6(8): 603-606 ISSN: 2010-3689
DOI: 10.7763/IJIET.2016.V6.759

Information and Communication Technology Awareness among Teacher Educators

M. J. Philomina and S. Amutha

Abstract—Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has influenced all aspects of life. Processing the knowledge of ICT is really the need of the hour. This paper describes the ICT awareness among teacher educators. The framework raises important questions of how teachers use technological devices in their teaching learning process in order to understand the concept in a better way. It also emphasizes teachers to integrate technology into the instruction in the 21st century. The aim of the present study is to appraise the awareness among teacher educators in Tiruchirappalli district in India. The sample of the present study consists of 42 teacher educators. Descriptive analysis were used to analyze the data. The results indicate that Indian teacher educators awareness towards ICT differs regarding gender and subject. When compared with M.Ed. and M.Phil. scholars, Ph.D. scholars surpassed the M.Ed. and M.Phil. scholars in terms of ICT awareness in different dimensions. Indeed in India teacher educators’ awareness on ICT integration needs to be strengthened.

Index Terms—Information and communication technology, ICT awareness, teacher educators, pedagogy.

The authors are with the Bharathidasan University of Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India (e-mail: srphilomsmi@gmail.com, amuthapraveen@gmail.com).


Cite: M. J. Philomina and S. Amutha, "Information and Communication Technology Awareness among Teacher Educators," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 6, no. 8, pp. 603-606, 2016.

General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-3689 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Inf. Educ. Technol.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJIET
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Steve Thatcher
  • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
  • Abstracting/ Indexing: Scopus (CiteScore 2022: 2.0), INSPEC (IET), UGC-CARE List (India), CNKI, EBSCO, Google Scholar
  • E-mail: ijiet@ejournal.net


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