Differences in the ICT Skills and the Extent of Technology Integration in the Teaching and Learning Process among Nursing Faculty

Mae Joy B. Penaflor-Espinosa
2017 International Journal of u- and e- Service, Science and Technology  
This research study, conducted in 2015, examined the differences in ICT Skills and the extent of technology integration in the teaching-learning process among the 167 nursing faculty in Western Visayas, Philippines. The ICT skills of nursing faculty and the extent of technology integration in the teaching and learning process are at moderate extent. Young teachers, being male, and those who are assigned both in the classroom and clinical area are more likely to have better ICT skills. The
more » ... of technology integration is highly valued by the nursing faculty who are assigned in the classroom setting. The findings strongly suggest that there is still a need for professional growth and development opportunities among nursing faculty. ICT posed a great challenge to nursing faculty, therefore, it is important to enhance their ICT skills through continuous hands-on training to facilitate appropriate integration within teaching and learning. Recommendations focused on enhancement capability-building programs in ICT, improving school resources and facilities, and adaptation to technological use in nursing education.
doi:10.14257/ijunesst.2017.10.6.12 fatcat:iygyeh7dyzdgvbvm4ngpzw7xqq