Understanding the Obstacles of Using Tablet as a Learning Tool in Primary Schools from Teachers’ Perceptions

Conference paper

Abstract

With the development of using tablets instead of traditional (nontouch screen) notebook computer in the classrooms, it is raised concern in education how to enhance the effectiveness of using tablets in teaching and learning. In this study, it provides a significant framework included four main obstacles of using tablet as a learning tool related to schools, teachers, parents, and students that are studied with grounded theory. Furthermore, the purpose of this study is to explore teachers’ perceptions of teaching and students’ engagement that occurs as a result of using tablet as a learning tool in the classrooms.

Keywords

Tablet Learning tool Obstacles Teachers’ perceptions Primary schools 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The University of Hong KongHong KongChina
  2. 2.CCC Heep Woh Primary SchoolKowloonHong Kong

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