Knowledge and Attitude of Teachers’ Towards the Teaching of Information and Communication Technology: A Case Study of Junior High School Teachers’ in the Sagnarigu District of the Northern Region, Ghana
The research assessed Junior High School teachers’ knowledge and attitude towards the teaching of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the Sagnarigu District. The study involved 68 teachers. Cross-sectional descriptive survey with non-probability convenient sampling design was used. Four-point Likert type of instrument was administered. Factor analysis and descriptive analysis were carried out. The research identified the impact that training of ICT teachers and the provision of ICT facilities have on the teachers’ knowledge and attitude to the teaching of the subjects. Consequently the research concluded that there is a correlation between teachers’ knowledge and attitude of teachers on one hand and access to ICT facilities on the other. Moreover, teacher training institutions should therefore, improve on their facilities to train high quality ICT teachers. Also, in-service training, workshops and seminars for ICT teachers should be organized to inculcate positive attitude in them.