Teachers’ Knowledge of ICT and e-learning in Pakistan: The wave of e-learning during COVID-19
Keywords:ICT, e-learning, technological developments, teachers' knowledge, teacher training, COVID-19, Pakistan
World is experiencing major developments in its education system since the past two years due to COVID-19. The e-learning came up as the only solution to sustain the education system during that period. But it questioned the teachers’ competence to deal with technology. Therefore, the need arouse to find out the teachers’ level of knowledge regarding integration of ICT into teaching and e-learning. Current study was planned to find out the teachers’ level of knowledge regarding ICT and e-learning. Sample of study were 251 secondary school teachers. They gave their response on the provided questionnaire. The study found that the teachers have advanced level of knowledge about the multiple technological tools and they also know about its usability. But the teachers are novice in the field of e-learning. The findings suggest that there is a need to first train the teachers so they may be able to utilize ICT for e-learning in classroom practices.
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