Integrating Educational Technologies to Augment Learners' Academic Achievements

Preeti Jaiswal

Abstract


Considering the manner in which technology is proliferating in all spheres of life, it is becoming pivotal to use Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in teaching and learning process, in today’s information age classrooms, by implementing digital learning tools. The purpose of this study is to determine the consequences of technological implementation on students’ academic achievements, in higher education. A mixed method, qualitative and quantitative, was used to collect data. A total of 40 students studying the course entitled English for Business in Department of English Language & Literature, College of Arts, during the academic year 2017-18 at University of Bahrain participated in this study. The findings obtained from the quantitative evaluation and qualitative dimensions of the study revealed that the course educators and students had a positive attitude towards the use of educational technologies as it impacted students’ performances positively.

Keywords


Keywords— educational technologies, Learning management system, gamifi-cation of learning, digital instructional strategies

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) – eISSN: 1863-0383
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