Attitudes and Technology Integration among ESL Secondary School Teachers in Sabah

  • Ahmad Abdul Rauf Faculty of Education and Psychology, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
  • Suyansah Suwanto Faculty of Education and Psychology, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
Keywords: ESL teachers, technology integration, attitudes

Abstract

Technology integration in teaching and learning activities has become one of the debatable issues among educators in recent years, especially since many countries have invested a large portion of their yearly budgets on technologies in education. As one of the developing countries, Malaysia has also spent millions and planned many programs and strategies to increase the technology integration level of teachers in schools. Despite that, the level of technology integration among teachers in Malaysia still needs a lot of improvement, especially in teachers' attitudes. This study examined English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers’ attitudes towards the use of technology in the teaching of English at secondary schools in Sabah. This is crucial to assist in planning for any future programs or trainings by the relevant authorities. The study applied quantitative method and used cluster sampling to choose participants which comprised 100 of ESL secondary school teachers in Sabah Findings of the study disclosed that ESL secondary school teachers in Sabah have positive beliefs and attitudes towards technology integration.

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Published
2020-12-02
How to Cite
Abdul Rauf, A. and Suwanto, S. (2020) “Attitudes and Technology Integration among ESL Secondary School Teachers in Sabah”, Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MJSSH), 5(12), pp. 280 - 287. doi: https://doi.org/10.47405/mjssh.v5i12.566.
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