Teacher Perspective on Integrating ICTs into Teaching of Art in the Colleges of Education in Ghana



This paper is one of the discourse that holistically evaluate the perspectives of tutors in integrating ICTs into their teaching. There is universal recognition of the need to use information and communication technology (ICT) in education as we are in the era of globalization where the free flow of information via satellite and the internet holds power in global information dissemination of knowledge. The study investigated the pedagogical underpinnings of ICTs in education in the colleges of education in Ghana against the 21st century teaching utilized both qualitative and quantitative methods. Findings indicated that majority of the respondents agreed that the colleges use variety of teaching methods and again few tutors of Arts employ technology to their advantage in making sure that students understand concepts they impart through the appropriate means. The study conjectures that currently, there is a slight mix in the colleges of education as many of the members of the colleges lack that technical support and know-how, impeding professional development on how to integrating ICTs into their teaching.

Keywords: ICTs, ICT Tools, Technology, Tutor, Student-teachers, Perception, Education

DOI: 10.7176/ADS/77-02

Publication date:October 31st 2019

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