New technology tool (Resources) for instructional delivery in classrooms
Adesope Rebecca Yinka, Dr. Ezinne C Abe
This Study was carried out to investigate new technological resources for instructional delivery in the classroom. It was conducted at University of Port Harcourt, Rivers state. Three Research objectives, three research questions Guided the study. The Population of the study comprised all 400 level students in Department of Educational Foundation, Faculty of Education, University of Port Harcourt. The sample comprised 120 students for the study. Mean scores and standard deviation were the statistical tools used in the study. Simple random sampling technique was used for this study and the instrument used to collect data was a structured questionnaire titled New Technological Resources for Instructional Delivery in Classroom (NTRIDC) which consists of 30 questionnaire Items. The instrument was given to experts in the field of Measurement and evaluation. The study found that Interactive Whiteboards, Digital Cameras, Facebook, YouTube, Skype and Microsoft Office are the technological tools teachers use for teaching them in their classrooms. Based on these findings, the study recommends that Interactive Whiteboards, Digital Cameras, Facebook, YouTube, Skype and Microsoft Office should be integrated into all disciplines in tertiary institutions since technological tools improves students’ knowledge, collaboration and also encourages individualized learning.