Perspectives of Teacher Trainees’ Preparedness and Adoption on Integration of ICT in Public Teacher Training Colleges in Kenya

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Alice Omariba

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This study was concerned with perspectives of student teacher trainees’ preparedness and adoption on integration of ICTs in public teacher training colleges. Effective preparedness and adoption on integration of ICTs contributes greatly to the quality of education delivered in an instructional process. The rationale was based on the view that properly designed and integrated ICTs add value to teaching and learning environment on which contact hours are limited. The curriculum needs academic standards and the development of digital age skills for the 21st century learners to fit in the global job market. The findings revealed that there was a significant relationship. However, preparedness on integration of ICTs was at an infant stage. The study also revealed that the training is only offering pedagogy, content, knowledge but not the technology which make integration a reality in the classroom setting. Inadequate infrastructure to enhance integration and that the student teacher trainees revealed lack policy that will help adoption on integration of ICTs in teaching learning process.

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Omariba, A. (2020). Perspectives of Teacher Trainees’ Preparedness and Adoption on Integration of ICT in Public Teacher Training Colleges in Kenya. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 8(9), 13-35. https://doi.org/10.31686/ijier.vol8.iss9.2261
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Alice Omariba, Kenyatta University, Kenya

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