Use of ICT in Mathematics Classroom: Situation, Purpose, and Challenges

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  • Yam Prasad Pandeya Siddhajyoti Education Campus, Kamalamai-5, Sindhuli, Nepal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/sij.v4i1.54141

Keywords:

Mathematics classroom, knowledge of ICT, condition of using ICT, survey research.

Abstract

The use of Information, and Communication, Technology (ICT) has been a unavoidable tool in the teaching/learning (T/L) process. This article explores the latest situation of practicing ICT in mathematics classrooms along with the challenges being faced in the T/L process. A descriptive survey design under the quantitative method was adopted in this study. The population of the study was all mathematics teachers of Sindhuli district and the teachers who were connected through social media were considered as a sample. Google online survey form was used as the tool for data collection.Collected data were analyzed using a table, percentage, weighted mean, ANOVA, and t-test. The result of this study showed most teachers are using ICT to up-to-date knowledge, enhance teaching skills to obtain teaching resources and additional instructional materials. Similarly, it is found that teachers are using ICT to set out question papers for different tests, assignments, and examinations. Lack of ICT materials and inadequate knowledge and skills for an operating system in the
lack of training opportunities were found to be the foremost challenges tothe use of ICT in mathematics teaching.

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Author Biography

Yam Prasad Pandeya, Siddhajyoti Education Campus, Kamalamai-5, Sindhuli, Nepal

Yam Prasad Pandeya is a Lecturer at Siddhajyoti Education Campus, Kamalamai-5, Sindhuli, Nepal. He has completed a Master’s Degree in Mathematics and Business Studies from Tribhuvan University. He has been involved in the teaching profession for 15 years. He is interested in teaching pedagogy and the use of modern technology in teaching mathematics.

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Published

2023-04-25

How to Cite

Pandeya, Y. P. (2023). Use of ICT in Mathematics Classroom: Situation, Purpose, and Challenges. Siddhajyoti Interdisciplinary Journal, 4(1), 126–137. https://doi.org/10.3126/sij.v4i1.54141

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