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Title: The Role of Internet In transforming Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools of Kawempe Division in Kampala District
Authors: Munaba, Saliwa
Keywords: Internet
Teaching and Learning
Issue Date: Aug-2019
Publisher: Kampala International University, College/School of Education
Abstract: The study aimed at looking at the role of internet in transforming teaching and learning in secondary schools of Kawempe division using Kawempe muslim secondary school as a case study. The objectives of this study were; to find, out the signification of internet use in transforming the teaching and learning in secondary schools, to find out the class of students that use internet the most in the school and to investigate the setbacks in using internet in the teaching and learning process in secondary schools. This study employed both qualitative and quantitative approachesit utilized a cross sectional sImple survey design (Enon, 1998). This is largely qualitative and quantitative in nature, The instruments were questionnaires, interview, and documentary study Data was analyzed by using tables, percentages, frequencies and graphs. In order to interpret the information collected from the respondents. According to the study, internet has played a great significance in transforming teaching arid learning more especially in research. of work that is hard to find in. hooks and helping students to in~rease kno~~4edge. and broaden perspectives through emails, sharing and collecting information thus aiding communication and entertainment among others. The research also found out that the group or class of students that use internet the most frequently include A level students, students whose parents are literate, prefects, students who are interested in research, students who are interested in entertainment and finally the Art students. However the research also found out that most of these students are male. Regarding the setbacks in using internet, research findings p~oved that internet causes health problems especially vision problems, absenteeism in class, increases access to pornography, causes low self-esteem., use of unreliable information, less interaction with teachers and less use of library books among others. in conclusion, according to the major findings from the study about the role of internet in transforming teaching and learning i.n secondary schools of K.awem’pe division, internet is used in the school and has a paramount significance to the students and teachers according to the identified groups that use internet most frequently despite its weaknesses.
Description: A Research Report Submitted to The College of Education, Open Distance Learning in Partial Fulfillment of The Requirements for The Award of Bachelor’s Degree of Arts with Education of Kampala International University
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