Application of ICT effectiveness in Teaching Process in Management Education - An Analysis


Affiliations

  • PRIST University, Research Scholar, Thanjavur, 613 403, India
  • Disciples India Educational Resources Pvt. Ltd, Managing Director, Thanjavur, 613 403, India

Abstract

As India moves ahead on the pervasive usage of technology on all spheres of life, our educational institutions cannot be falling behind in catching up with the pace. Karnataka is at the forefront of the technology thrust and it is only natural that the students and faculty members of the educational institutions would aspire to be in the forefront of using Information and communication technologies in teaching and learning. This paper attempts to capture the mood and preparedness of the professors in the Business Management educational institutions in Karnataka through an exploratory study of ICT effectiveness in teaching process. The study extends across eight premier institutions of Karnataka and presents the data from about 500 professors of Management education. The results indicate that approximately more than 50% of the professors are positive about the effectiveness of ICT in teaching but are tentative when it comes to their ability to use innovative tools to improve student learning. This may indicate the need for more awareness and training with provision of required infrastructure and connectivity in the institutions.

Keywords

Management Education, usage of ICT, Information and Communication technologies, MBA colleges in Karnataka, E-learning, and Technology enabled education, ICT effectiveness, and Effective teaching process

Full Text:

References

Kumar, R.M. & Krishna Kumar, R. (2010). Impact of E-Learning on Teacher Effectiveness. Journal of Educational Technology, 7(3), 63-68. Retrieved June 6, 2019 from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/194476/.

Magnier-Watanabe, R., Benton, C., Herrig, H. & Aba, O. (2011). Blended Learning in MBA Education: A Cross-Cultural Experiment. Open Learning, 26(3), 253-263. Retrieved June 6, 2019 from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/51111/.

Benson, V., Anderson, D. & Ooms, A. (2011).Educators' Perceptions, Attitudes and Practices: Blended Learning in Business and Management Education. Research in Learning Technology, 19(2), 143-154. Retrieved June 6, 2019 from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/54979/.

Al-Busaidi, K.A. & Al-Shihi, H. (2012). Key Factors to Instructors' Satisfaction of Learning Management Systems in Blended Learning. Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 24(1), 18-39. Retrieved June 6, 2019 from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/68009/.

Kanaganayagam, I., Fernando, S. & Jayasundara, R. (2014). Analysis of the Effectiveness of Collaborative e-Learning (CeL) in Sri Lankan University Education. In T. Bastiaens (Ed.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning (pp. 932-942). New Orleans, LA, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved June 6, 2019 from https://www.learntechlib.org/ primary/p/149106/.

Livingstone, K. (2015). Teachingfaculty’s perception about implementing elearning practices at the University of Guyana. International Journal of Education and Development using ICT, 11(2),. Open Campus, The University of the West Indies, West Indies. Retrieved June 6, 2019 from https:// www.learntechlib.org/p/151842/.

Ghavifekr, S. & Rosdy, W.A.W. (2015). Teaching and Learning with Technology: Effectiveness of ICT Integration in Schools. International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 1(2), 175191.

Adetimirin, A. (2016). Female Lecturers' Perception of ICT Integration for Teaching and Learning in University of Ibadan, Nigeria. International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 12(1), 11-21. IGI Global. Retrieved June 6, 2019 from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/186137/.


Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.