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The Strategic Drivers Influencing Teachers’ Integration of ICT in Teaching and Learning Environment

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Japhet E. Lawrence

Faculty of Arts and Education, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.

*Corresponding author: Japhet E. Lawrence

Abstract

There is a growing demand on educational institutions to use Information Communication Technology (ICT) to teach the skills and knowledge students need for the digital age. ICT is becoming increasingly important in our daily lives and in our educational system. The integration of ICT into teaching and learning environment provides more opportunities for teachers and students to work better in a globalised digital age. ICT has the potential to play an increasingly vital role in education be it in classroom, administration and online instruction or other activities. There is tremendous potential for teachers and students to harness the power of ICT to improve the quality of teaching and learning in the classroom. The purpose of this study is to identify the drivers that may influence teachers’ decision to integrate ICT in teaching and learning. The study is chosen because of the strategic importance of ICT in education in general and particularly, its immense potential, to transform the ways in which teaching is carried out in the classroom. It provides opportunities for greater flexibility interactivity and accessibility for engaging teaching and learning at the individual, group, and societal levels. There are a lot of studies in the area, but very little empirical research has been conducted to examine this phenomenon from the teachers perceptive. The present study aims to fill this gap by using in-depth case studies, conceptualised within the grounded theory method to develop a model that will explain and enhance the understanding of the drivers influencing teachers’ integration of ICT in teaching and learning environment. The diffusion theory will provide the theoretical foundation for this study.

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The Strategic Drivers Influencing Teachers’ Integration of ICT in Teaching and Learning Environment

How to cite this paper: Japhet E. Lawrence. (2022). The Strategic Drivers Influencing Teachers’ Integration of ICT in Teaching and Learning Environment. The Educational Review, USA6(7), 300-311.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/er.2022.07.004

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