Access to and Utilization of Information and Communication Technology by the Teaching Staff at Tishk International University

Authors: Togzhan Nurtayeva1 & Mowafaq Muhammed Al-Kassab2 & Azhar Abdulrazak Alhasoo3
1Department of Information Technology, Faculty of Applied Science, Tishk International University, Erbil, Iraq
2Department of Mathematics Education, Faculty of Education, Tishk International University, Erbil, Iraq
3Department of Mathematics, College of Education, Mosul University, Mosul, Iraq

Abstract: The objective of this study is to assess the usage of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) by TISHK International University (TIU) teaching staff. The data were obtained from 62 teaching staff from the Engineering, Information Technology (IT) and Education faculties. A standardized questionnaire was utilized to obtain data from research participants. Descriptive statistics, Confidence Interval, One-Sample t-test, Two-Sample t-test, and one-way ANOVA were all used to analyse the data obtained. This facilitated the evaluation of differences in usage by various departments and faculties at the university. The outcome of the study was that there were no differences in usage of ICT regarding the participants’ educational status, ages, gender, educational level, and marital status. However, a significant difference in the number of hours spent using ICT tools was found.

Keywords: Descriptive Statistics, Confidence Interval, One Sample T-Test, Two-Sample T-Test, ANOVA, and ICTs

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Doi: 10.23918/eajse.v8i1p203

Published: June 29, 2022


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