Information and communication technologies (ICT) can be used to support and enhance teaching and learning process. The following ICT tools: computer, video conference, projector, mic and other technologies have been used in classrooms. These tools deliver different types of contents and serve various purposes in the lecture hall. This empirical research aims at finding out (a) the real situation of ICT used in the higher institutions in Sudan. (b) to explore solutions to overcome challenges of ICT use (c) come up with specific recommendations can be generalized to all universities throughout the country in regard to ICT use. Structured questionnaire was designed to obtain primary data, in addition to secondary data collected from references and internet. It presents results of a survey to a number of 74 of teaching staff representing eight faculties at University of Bahri - Sudan. The findings of this study revealed that teaching staff had a strong willingness to integrate ICT into teaching-learning processes. The innovations that ICT has brought in teaching and learning process come through presentation via computer (PPT), video conference, social networks, e-courses, internet, email to communicate with students. Moreover, the existence of all these media increased the opportunity to excellent practice of teaching-learning process. The study introduced the following recommendations; equipping the lecture halls with the suitable digital equipment to enable teaching and learning with computer programs, developing new curricula for applying the ICT as presentation tools, encouraging ICT use by teaching staff accompanied by training and capacity development, integrating the ICT use into the university strategy, and finally transformation of positive attitudes towards ICT into effective practices.
Keywords: ICT, Enhancing, Teaching-Learning, Teaching Staff
Publication Date : August 26, 2016
|EndNote||%0 International E-Journal of Advances in Education ROLE OF ICT IN ENHANCING THE PERFORMANCE OF THE TEACHING STAFF IN HIGHER INSTITUTIONS IN SUDAN UNIVERSITY OF BAHRI AS A CASE STUDY %A Hashim Abdelgadir Elbakhit Ahmed %T ROLE OF ICT IN ENHANCING THE PERFORMANCE OF THE TEACHING STAFF IN HIGHER INSTITUTIONS IN SUDAN UNIVERSITY OF BAHRI AS A CASE STUDY %D 2016 %J IJAEDU- International E-Journal of Advances in Education %P 2411-1821-2411-1821 %V 2 %N 5 %R doi: 10.18768/ijaedu.34295 %U 10.18768/ijaedu.34295|