The Pedagogy of Technology Integration

by Mabel CPO Okojie, Anthony A. Olinzock, Tinukwa C. Okojie-Boulder
Journal of Technology Studies ()


The problem of integrating technology into teaching and learning process has become a perennial one. Common excuses for the limited use of technology to support instruction include shortage of computers, lack of computer skill and computer intimidation. While these could affect the success of technology integration, it should be acknowledged that the degree of suc- cess teachers have in using technology for instruction could depend in part on their ability to explore the relationship between pedagogy and technology. The article shows that technolo- gy integration is narrowly perceived and that such a perception might hinder teachers’ under- standing of the scope of technology in educa- tion. Technology integration should be consid- ered along with issues involved in teaching and learning. Such issues include developing learn- ing objectives, selecting methods of instruction, feedback, and evaluation and assessment strate- gies including follow-up activities. Technology used for teaching and learning should be consid- ered an integral part of instruction and not as an object exclusive to itself. Viewing technology integration from a wide perspective will provide teachers with the necessary foundation to imple- ment technology into the classroom more suc- cessfully

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