The Role of Technology in Improving Teaching and Learning Process at Tadulako University Central Sulawesi Indonesia

Abstract

The use of technology in classrooms is rapidly growing. Therefore, this study attempted to give an in'depth analysis of the integration of technology in the classroom and the impact it has on student achievement. It is a qualitative study which employed questionnaires for both teachers and students. The questionnaire of teachers intended to find out their perception on technology involved in the process of teaching and learning while the questionnaire for students intended to analyze their opinion regarding the integration of technology in the classroom and the impact it has on their learning achievement. Besides, this research conducted employed semi-structured interviews to confirm the data in the questionnaires. The data collection has been analyzed descriptively. The results found that the effect of innovation demonstrates most intense when concentrated on particular, quantifiable instructive destinations, for example, enhanced literacy.  In addition, understudies exhibit larger amounts of inspiration and commitment when utilizing innovation, which also adds to enhanced achievement. Trends in the classroom have gone from overhead projectors to creative projects, for example, PowerPoint and whiteboards. Those findings will contribute much information and references to the teachers, practitioners, and researchers themselves in involving technology in the classroom.



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Aminah Andi Merra Pasanrang, Tadulako University, Indonesia
Sriati Usman, Tadulako University, Indonesia
Anjar Kusuma Dewi, University of Iqra Buru, Maluku Indonesia
Saidna Zulfiqar Bin-Tahir, Tadulako University, Indonesia

Paper Information
Conference: ACE2018
Stream: Teaching Experiences, Pedagogy, Practice & Praxis

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