The Best Practices In The Use Of Digital And Emerging Technologies For Learning By Trainee Students For Special Education Under ODL At Kwame Nkrumah University.
- Country : Zambia
- Subject : Education
This manuscript is about capacity building of teachers handling leaners with disabilities using information and communication technology. Teaching is a process of imparting knowledge in learners while learning is a process or acquiring academic knowledge and skills. In the process of teaching and learning capacity building of teachers is highly valued. This study was administered to establish the best ways that enrich the training of teachers for children with special needs using the emerging technology in order to promote teaching for learners with special needs for sustainable development under ODL. The study also examined the impact of using digital technology and emerging technology of trainee students under ODL special education programme under ODL.
The findings were that the emerging technology such as the use of digital technology and emerging technology or information and communication technology was used by students to learn effectively. Another finding was that digital technology such as the use of computers, cell phones, tablets, Skype, WI-Fi, internet, e-book and televisions were used for easy and effective learning.
The study site was Kwame Nkrumah University. It was chosen because ODL is being offered. The instruments used for data collection were the interview schedule and a questionnaire. Population comprised of all the students doing special education under ODL at Kwame Nkrumah University. The total sample was 50 and these were students. Data was analyzed manually and using SPSS.