• Dr. R. Rudraradhya Assistant Professor, Sree Siddaganga College of Education, Tumakuru, Karnataka


Secondary school teachers, Attitude, Computer Assisted, instruction attitude scale


For the welfare and the prosperity of the country the training of youth is necessary. The prosperity of the nation depends on student of the schools and colleges. They are the citizens of tomorrow. We are living in an age of science and technology. Recent years have witnessed common use of computers not only in the field of science and technology, commerce and astrology, industries, tourism, transport and planning, but also in the field of learning and teaching. In the present investigation an attempt has been made to study secondary school teachers attitude towards computer assisted instruction. There are many modes of assisting the students to learn in the schools. Therefore the present study has made an attempt to study The attitude of secondary school teachers of tumkur district towards computer assisted instruction. The sample of 450 teachers was selected by random sampling technique from secondary schools of Tumkur Educational District. The data was collected by using the tool “Computer Assisted instruction attitude scale” ( CAIAS) which was developed and standardized by Dr. Haseen Taj, Dept. of Education Jnanabharathi, Bangalore. The findings reveal that there was a significant difference in the attitude of male and female teachers of secondary schools towards computer assisted instruction. So it is necessary to provide appropriate instructional materials and techniques and providing them with computer facilities in schools and encouraging male teachers to acquire positive attitude towards computers assisted instruction.


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Dr. R. Rudraradhya. (2018). A STUDY OF ATTITUDE OF SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS OF TUMKUR DISTRICT TOWARDS COMPUTER ASSISTED INSTRUCTION. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 4(12). Retrieved from http://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/1690