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: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.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.