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Volume & Issue no: Volume 4, Issue 6, November - December 2015

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Title:
Analysis of Technological FactorsInfluencing Adoption of ICT in Public Secondary Schools in Kenya
Author Name:
Bernard G. Gakenga, Joyce W. Gikandi, John W. Kamau
Abstract:
Abstract In the current digital society, it is increasingly becoming important for any aspect of human endeavor to integrate Information communication technologies(ICT) for enhancedproductivity. ICT adoption and integration in education is one of the key human endeavors globally. Emphasis on teacher centered teaching could be changed to student centered with the advent of adopting ICT in schoolscreating an interactive and interesting environment for learning. Change of teaching methodologies has been facilitated by adoption of ICT hence an interaction between learners and Teachers in education. Despite the various studies conducted on ICT adoption,integration and implementation, Kenya is still far away from realizing it. This calls into the question as to how ICTtechnological factors influences the adoption of ICTin schools. To fill this gap this study analyzesICTtechnological factors as the key factor influencing adoption of ICTin public secondary schools in Kenya. This understanding is important to the policy makers who can embrace it to enhance the adoption, integration and implementation of ICT in education. ACross sectional anddescriptive survey was carried out using qualitative and quantitative methods and a census donein 32 public secondary schools in Kiambu County. Data was collected using; interview schedules andquestionnaires. The study established various technological factors that influence adoption of ICT in education.As a result this study recommends a review on ICT adoption model used in public secondary schoolsin Kenyan. Keywords: ICT Adoption, ICT Integration, ICT Implementation, Technical Support and Technological Factors.
Cite this article:
Bernard G. Gakenga, Joyce W. Gikandi, John W. Kamau , " Analysis of Technological FactorsInfluencing Adoption of ICT in Public Secondary Schools in Kenya " , International Journal of Emerging Trends & Technology in Computer Science (IJETTCS) , Volume 4, Issue 6, November - December 2015 , pp. 017-031 , ISSN 2278-6856.
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