Teachers Attitude and Barriers towards The Use of Information Communication Technology in Classrooms in The Motheo district Bloemfontein South africa

J.S LOUW, M.P Rankhumise, JR Maimane

Abstract


Teachers role in Information Communication Technology integration in schools are very important and teachers’ attitude must be considered as well as barriers that hindered ICT integration. This study investigates teachers’ attitude towards the use of ICT in classrooms in the Motheo district, Bloemfontein South Africa. The study sample consists of 30 teachers in randomly selected schools in Bloemfontein. A mixed method approach is used to gather data. The findings reveal that teachers have a positive attitude towards the use of ICT and are positive to integrate ICT in the classroom, but that are barriers the hindered them to use ICT. One of the biggest concerns is training and the lack of resources.

Keywords


Information and communication technology; attitudes; barriers; teachers.

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