UNIKOM Journal of ICT, Design, Engineering and Technological Science
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Article DOI: ****/unjidets-1.1.4
Received: 18 March 2017
Accepted: 01 May 2017
Published: 18 June 2017
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  • Administration and Evaluation of Technology Integration and Adaptation: A Basis for Training Policies and Redirection of Technology-Enabled Learning

Mary Ann B. Taduyo, Augusto K. Fabella

Published online: 2017

Abstract

The rudiments of UNESCOInformation and CommunicationsTechnology (ICT) framework for teachers and theTechnology-Enabled Learning (TEL) (formerly Institute of Technology-Based Learning) services are instrumental in improving the technological, pedagogical, and content knowledge of learning facilitator by providing opportunities in developing formal and informal learning communities through knowledge transition sessions. Jose Rizal University envisions itself to become a leader in the use of technology in teaching and learning process. This paper presents the exploratory investigation of faculty trainees' technology preparedness and capability matrix, technology adaptation and integration strategies, challenges, and motivations in the facilitating blended courses. The study employed the Sequential Explanatory Research Design. A Technology Preparedness and Capability Matrix developed by the researcher was administered to the training attendees. A semi-structured interview, Focus Group Discussion, and content analysis were used to gather and analyze qualitative data. Based on the results of the Technology Capability Matrix, the faculty trainees are capable of AV technology, the web and internet-based technologies, computing and smartphone devices, social networks, educational technologies, virtual classroom, e-learning authoring tools, ofϐice productivity suites, and other components of the ofϐice suite. Thematic patterns such as knowledge creation, improved student learning, 21st-century skills, and teachers' web and social presence. Participants elicited their challenges in developing learning materials into an Outcomes-based resource and in moderating the online community in order to create a technology-enhanced learning environment. The researcher recommends considering redesigning the TEL priorities for training and development using other LMS. It is also recommended to conduct studies on the relevance and effectiveness of TEL training to the learning facilitators.