Technology in Classrooms among Gen X Teachers in Basic Education Schools in Panabo City: A Case Study

Diocyl Ann C. Requillo *

Department of Education, Schools Division of Panabo, Philippines.

Marleonie M. Bauyot

Ateneo de Davao University, Philippines.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Technology is pivotal in modern education, revolutionizing teaching and learning processes. Effective management of technology resources in educational settings is crucial for maximizing their potential benefits. This research explores the experiences, challenges, and recommendations for implementing technology in classrooms among the twelve (12) Generation X teachers in Basic Education Schools in the Division of Panabo City. Hence, this study uses a qualitative case study design and purposeful sampling to select participants for basic education teaching. The research interview guide used was validated and enhanced by three (3) experts in the field of education.  The three (3) primary themes of the experience were identified: easy access to information, diverse strategies for teaching, and interaction. While on the challenges of implementing technology in basic education classrooms, there are four (4) themes: poor network connections, lack of skills in ICT, insufficient budget, and unmotivated to adapt. As to the teachers' recommendations on the implementation of technology, four (4) significant themes were identified: provide ICT training, support access to resources, foster collaboration and teamwork, and adapt to the new trend. Recommendations include assessing needs and goals, professional development and support for teachers, adapting various new trends, and promoting digital competence to teachers.

Keywords: Educational technology, Generation X teachers, basic education, Panabo City


How to Cite

C. Requillo, Diocyl Ann, and Marleonie M. Bauyot. 2024. “Technology in Classrooms Among Gen X Teachers in Basic Education Schools in Panabo City: A Case Study”. Asian Journal of Education and Social Studies 50 (7):39-51. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajess/2024/v50i71443.

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