The Role Of Internet In transforming Teaching And Learning In Secondary Schools Of Kawempe Division In Kampala District.

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Kampala International University, School of Education, Open and Distance and E-learning
The study aimed at looking at the role of internet in transforming teaching and learning in secondary schools of Kawempe division using Kawempe musli.m 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 emploved both qualitative and quantitative utilized a cross sectional simple survev design (Fanon, 1998). This is largely qualitative and quantitative in. nature, The instruments were questionnaires, interview. and documentarv study Data was analyzed by using tables, percentages, frequencies and graphs. In order to interpret the in.lormation collected from the respondents. According to the study, internet has plaved a great significance in transforming teaching and learning more especially in research of work that is hard to find in books and helping students to increase knowledge. and broaden perspectives through emails, sharing and collecting in•lòrmation 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 .nl.a]e. Regarding the setbacks in using internet, research findings proved 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 in secondary schools of Kawempe 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.
A Research Report Submitted To The College Of Education, Open Distance LearningPartial Fulfillment Of The Requirements for The Award of Bachelor's Degree Of Arts W1th Education Of Kampala International University
Internet, Teaching And Learning