Teacher and Student's Perspective on Effectiveness of Use of ICT in Students' Learning: Cases from the Kathmandu, Nepal
- Author Kiran Kumar Pradhan
- Co-Author Dr. Megha Raj Dhakal
- Country : India
- Subject : Education
This is the age of information because 'information is power'. Right information is important in right time with proper use which may give the right decision. Information Communication and Technology (ICT) is used for the information collection, storing and dissemination. ICT gives the knowledge on various issues for learners. Nepalese schools are using the ICT for teaching and learning. Basically, schools have one separate subject of computer from Preschool as their level of understanding and need. The teachers are also using the ICT in their teaching so, the study aims to explore the effectiveness of use of ICT in student learning from the teacher and student's perspective. The study was conducted among the 666 students and teachers of secondary level public and private school of Kathmandu district. The study found that the students and teachers felt the significant effect of ICT in enhancing the understanding ability, effective learning, motivating the students, preparation of class note and assignments finally scoring the good mark in exam. There was similar experience of both public and private school in this regards. There is need to identify the available facilities of ICT in rural schools and its way of application in teaching and learning.