Information Communication and Technology Resource Availability and Integration in Instruction among Secondary Schools in Habaswein Sub-county

Kusow M. Nadhif *

School of Education, Arts and Social Sciences, Garissa University, Kenya.

Ahmed Osman Warfa

School of Education, Arts and Social Sciences, Garissa University, Kenya.

Rosalia Mwikali Mumo

School of Education, Arts and Social Sciences, Garissa University, Kenya.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Incorporation of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) in learning has been established as crucial for enabling teachers to replace traditional methods of teaching with technology-enabled education facilities. In Kenya, under vision 2030, ICT is deemed to be among the key elements essential for transforming the nation’s development. The Ministry of Education, through the Education Blue print dated 2013-2025, highlights the essence of technology-aided teaching and learning in the school’s national curriculum. This study aims to examine the availability of instructional ICT resources in government secondary schools in Habaswein sub-county Descriptive survey design was employed in this study. The study targeted nine secondary schools in the region. Piloting of study was carried out in Sarif Mixed Day Secondary School within Habaswein Sub-County. Data was gathered using semi-structured interviews and questionnaire to allow the respondents present their unbound views about the issue being explored. The qualitative data collected was analyzed using thematic data analysis method while quantitative data obtained was analyzed using SPSS. The study concludes that information communication and technology resource availability has a significant association (r = 0.644, p<.001) with ICT integration in instructions. The study recommends for provision of adequate ICT resources for effective ICT integration in in instructions in public secondary schools in Habaswein Sub- County.

Keywords: ICT integration, information communication and technology, instructions, resource availability


How to Cite

Nadhif , K. M., Warfa, A. O., & Mumo , R. M. (2024). Information Communication and Technology Resource Availability and Integration in Instruction among Secondary Schools in Habaswein Sub-county. Asian Journal of Education and Social Studies, 50(6), 110–121. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajess/2024/v50i61398

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