Digital Technology as a Mode of Instruction: An Analysis
Digital technology is a serviceable servant but a threatening master. Successful use of technology in education has transformed the landscape of education, providing more training opportunities. All instructors and learners have benefited from various teaching innovations, instructors have learned how to incorporate technology in their classrooms and students are getting more involved in studying through technology. The use of technology in education has eliminated instructional barriers. Using new digital software, both students and teachers can interact in real time. Nonetheless, we need to ensure that teachers use technologies only to enhance the learning process and not to replace the teachers. Extensive application of technologies serves as an impediment to the teaching- learning cycle that is systemized. The research was carried out using a researcher – made questionnaire distributed to 30 teacher respondents. Results revealed that there is a positive impact and acceptance on the use of digital technology as a mode of instruction. The study recommended that proper training and implementation on the use of digital technology should be emphasized both on the teacher and learners. The study also recommended a schools to facilitate leadership and support for its successful implementation.
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