International Journal of Educational Policy Research and Review
Vol.2 (1), 1-7 January, 2015
Article ID:/15/EPRR/07 pages
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Original Research Article
Assessment of educational technology aids (traditional and modern) by Najran university student-teachers
Rawda Ahmed Omer
Faculty of Education Method and Curriculum Department, College of Education Najran University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Author’s E-mail: rawda1165(at)yahoo.com
Using educational technology in the class room is very important for the students because it helps them learn in a better way than thought. Therefore, this study will attempt to identify the extent of the use of educational technology aids among the student-teachers in Najran University during their teaching practice. In addition, the study also seeks to define the effect of the specialty, the academic level and the level in which the students utilizes educational technology during their teaching practice. To achieve the above aim, the researcher randomly selected 122 students. Questionnaires were used as a tool to collect data while descriptive statistics was used to analyze the data collected. The study revealed that the degree of use of educational technology media practiced by Najran student – teachers is moderate. There is significant difference between their use of traditional and modern means of educational technology. Statistical significant difference was also found in the degree of use of educational technology among female students according to specialty variable; however, the difference is not significant when academic level is considered. There is no statistical difference due to the educational level.
Key words: Educational technology, traditional means, modern means, teaching practice, student – teachers, training schools.