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Teacher Factors Influencing Classroom Use of ICT in Sub-Saharan Africa

  title={Teacher Factors Influencing Classroom Use of ICT in Sub-Saharan Africa},
  author={S. Hennessy and D. Harrison and Leonard Wamakote},
  • S. Hennessy, D. Harrison, Leonard Wamakote
  • Published 2010
  • Political Science
  • This paper synthesises the research literature on teachers‟ use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in primary and secondary schools in sub-Saharan Africa, with a particular emphasis on improving the quality of subject teaching and learning. We focus on the internal factors of influence on teachers‟ use, or lack of use, of technology in the classroom. Our discussion attends to perceptions and beliefs about ICT and their motivating effects, technological literacy and confidence… CONTINUE READING
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