Factors that motivate Teachers to use ICT in Teaching: A Case of Kaliua District Secondary Schools in Tanzania
John Pima, Coventry University, UK, United Kingdom
IJEDICT Volume 15, Number 1, ISSN 1814-0556 Publisher: Open Campus, The University of the West Indies, West Indies
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the factors that motivate teachers to use ICT in teaching in remotely located secondary schools in Tanzania. The research used 14 secondary schools from Kaliua district as a case study, with a sample of 111 teachers. The research used simple random sampling strategy and a standardized questionnaire as the main tool of data collection. The results show four motivating factors such as teacher’s past experience on the use of ICT; the presence of technologies such as internet and smartphones; expected benefits of using ICTs; finally the need to attain satisfaction and teaching objectives. The paper advances knowledge in the area of ICT for development in remotely located schools.
Pima, J. (2019). Factors that motivate Teachers to use ICT in Teaching: A Case of Kaliua District Secondary Schools in Tanzania. International Journal of Education and Development using ICT, 15(1),. Open Campus, The University of the West Indies, West Indies.