Problems in Teaching Educational Technology to UG Teacher Educators in AP: A Study on the Effect of Demographic Factors
Vijaya Babu Palukuri1, Vijaya Kumar Chavan2
1Dr. Vijaya Babu Palukuri, Associate Professor, Department of Sciences & Humanities, Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology and Research Deemed to be University, (A.P), India.
2Dr. Vijaya Kumar Chavan, Research Scholar, Assistant Professor, Department of Sciences & Humanities, Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology and Research Deemed to be University, (A.P), India.
Manuscript received on 27 February 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 14 March 2019 | Manuscript Published on 17 March 2019 | PP: 102-107 | Volume-7 Issue-ICETESM18, March 2019 | Retrieval Number: ICETESM25|19©BEIESP
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Abstract: Educational Technology (ET) is the application of scientific knowledge about learning to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of teaching and learning. The objective of the study is to find out the difficulty and intensity level of problems faced by the teacher educators in teaching Educational Technology. It is to know the influence of the demographic variables namely sex, age, area, socio-economic status, methodology and teaching experience of the teacher educators and their problems in teaching Educational Technology who working at different colleges located in regions of Andhra, Rayalaseema and Telangana. There would be no significant influence of some of the demographic variable, methodology, teacher experience and college of the teacher educator on the problems in teaching Educational Technology. The Check list cum rating questionnaire is the tool, developed by the investigators, used for Teacher Educators with 50 statements. The Survey Method was chosen for collecting the data from 200 Teacher Educators. The stratified random sampling technique was employed for selecting the samples in the present study. Statistical tools like Mean, S.D., Chi- Square, t-Test and F- test (**significant at 0.01 level,* 0.05 level & @not significant at 0.05 level.) were used in the analysis of the data. Finally, there was no significant difference between the observed values and expected values in each problem faced by teacher educator in teaching ET.
Keywords: Educational Technology, Teacher Educators, Mean, Standard Deviation, Chi-Square Test, T-Test.
Scope of the Article: Smart Learning and Innovative Education Systems