ICT in Education Toolkit

2. Mapping of Personnel Attitudes and Perceptions Regarding ICTs for Education

Attitude Survey of Teachers and School Administrators at Institution Level


Strongly Disagree Disagree Agree Strongly Agree
1 2 3 4
Using television or computers to support a lesson may increase studentsí motivation.
Our children need to have computers in school to be prepared for the marketplace
With supervision, children may learn much from surfing the Internet.
I (my teachers) should integrate the use of technology into lesson plans.
I enjoy using computers for my own work.
Having computers in schools is not enough for good education.
Girls can profit from the use of technology as much as boys.
The use of technology needs to be aligned to educational objectives and standards.
Television or computers in the classroom help teachers to enhance their lessons.
There are many different technologies that can be effectively used to improve education
Parents will support technology projects if well informed of the projects objectives.
I think that technology can help me (my teachers) to become a better teacher.
Television is a good tool to connect what I am teaching to real-life examples
The Internet increases our ability to connect our students with the world.
Technology in education is more than teaching students how to type, use the calculator and similar tasks.
With training and support I am willing to integrate technology into my lesson plans.
Having access to technology to support a lesson plan may create a richer learning environment.
Although I have never used technology to supplement education, I am open to try it.
It is not the technology that helps education, but how it is used.
Technology does not replace the teacher; it is simply a helping tool.
Attitude Survey of Teachers and School Administrators at Institution Level


Strongly Disagree Disagree Agree Strongly Agree
1 2 3 4
Using television or computers to support a lesson may increase studentsí motivation.
Our children need to have computers in school to be prepared for the marketplace
With supervision, children may learn much from surfing the Internet.
I (my teachers) should integrate the use of technology into lesson plans.
I enjoy using computers for my own work.
Having computers in schools is not enough for good education.
Girls can profit from the use of technology as much as boys.
The use of technology needs to be aligned to educational objectives and standards.
Television or computers in the classroom help teachers to enhance their lessons.
There are many different technologies that can be effectively used to improve education
Parents will support technology projects if well informed of the projects objectives.
I think that technology can help me (my teachers) to become a better teacher.
Television is a good tool to connect what I am teaching to real-life examples
The Internet increases our ability to connect our students with the world.
Technology in education is more than teaching students how to type, use the calculator and similar tasks.
With training and support I am willing to integrate technology into my lesson plans.
Having access to technology to support a lesson plan may create a richer learning environment.
Although I have never used technology to supplement education, I am open to try it.
It is not the technology that helps education, but how it is used.
Technology does not replace the teacher; it is simply a helping tool.
 
  Mapping Personnel Attitudes: Institution Level
 


Step 1: Map Personnel Attitudes towards ICT-in-Education: Institution Level

Ask personnel in Program institutions - as identified in Element 1 of this Tool - to fill out the "Attitude Survey of Teachers and school Administrators"

Attitude Survey of Decision Makers and Planners at Regional and Central Levels


Strongly Disagree Disagree Agree Strongly Agree
Technology projects are complex and expensive.
Technology in education means putting computers in schools.
Technology is the solution for our educational problems.
The Internet is a dangerous place and our children should not be allowed access to it.
We need technology in schools to become competitive in the global market no matter how we use it.
Technology projects do not help women because they are generally afraid of technology.
Teachers are against technology and will not use it.
Technology in schools is a waste of money; we can solve our education problems without it.
We have not the appropriate infrastructure for a technology project.
The costs of connectivity are prohibitive; therefore, technology projects are not an option for us.
If we use technology, our children will be educated by machines instead of real teachers.
Computers or television in classroom will distract the students.
Books have all information that children and teachers need; the rest is luxury.
Low technology projects, such as radio, are outdated and out-of-question
Put a computer in the classroom and soon the children know what to do with it.
Attitude Survey of Decision Makers and Planners at Regional and Central Levels


Strongly Disagree Disagree Agree Strongly Agree
Technology projects are complex and expensive.
Technology in education means putting computers in schools.
Technology is the solution for our educational problems.
The Internet is a dangerous place and our children should not be allowed access to it.
We need technology in schools to become competitive in the global market no matter how we use it.
Technology projects do not help women because they are generally afraid of technology.
Teachers are against technology and will not use it.
Technology in schools is a waste of money; we can solve our education problems without it.
We have not the appropriate infrastructure for a technology project.
The costs of connectivity are prohibitive; therefore, technology projects are not an option for us.
If we use technology, our children will be educated by machines instead of real teachers.
Computers or television in classroom will distract the students.
Books have all information that children and teachers need; the rest is luxury.
Low technology projects, such as radio, are outdated and out-of-question
Put a computer in the classroom and soon the children know what to do with it.
 
  Mapping Personnel Attitudes: Regional and Central Levels
 

Step 2: Mapping Personnel Attitudes and Perceptions: Regional and Central Levels


Also ask personnel at regional level and central levels - as identified in Element 1 of this Tool - to fill "Attitude Survey of Decision Makers and Planners" 

The results give an indication of the intensity of need for orientation to deal with misconceptions about ICT and to develop positive attitudes regarding the potential and effectiveness of ICT in education.