Teachers’ Perceptions Regarding Technology-Enabled Learning during Covid-19 Pandemic: A Study on the BBA Program of Bangladesh Open University

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2022-09
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Commonwealth of Learning (COL)
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PCF10 Sub-theme: Inspiring Innovations // Technology usage has dramatically been increased in higher education institutions during covid-19 pandemic. However, a question emerges whether the teachers are ready and motivated for technology-enabled teaching learning (TEL) practices? This study aims to identify the teachers’ attitude toward TEL and also audit their readiness for facilitating TEL. Also, several aspects regarding the teachers' perceptions about their technological skills, access to electronic devices, and pedagogical skills for technology-based education etc. are also analyzed. A set of structured questionnaires have been administered in the study among the 50 teachers in the BBA program of Bangladesh Open University (BOU). In addition, a focus group discussion with selected teachers and TEL experts was used in the study. For data analysis, descriptive statistics like mean and percentages have been used. Study found that that most teachers of the BBA program of BOU had positive attitude towards TEL during Covid-19 pandemic though many of them has lack of technological skills. // Paper ID 1135

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Online Learning,Teachers,Higher Education,Technology-Enabled Learning (TEL)
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Bangladesh
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Asia
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