The Impacts of Professional Ability to use ICT in Kharazmi University: a Case Study in Iran

Document Type : Original Article


1 Assistant professor, Department of e-learning planning, Faculty of Medical Education, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

2 Assistant professor, Department of Educational Technology, Faculty of Psychology and Education, Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran

3 Assistant professor, Women Research Center, Department of Psychology, Alzahra University, Tehran, Iran


Background The purpose of this study is to investigate on the factors have effects on ICT usage specially the professional usage of ICT during teaching and learning process. Methods we have a surveyed research regarding Kharazmi’s teacher’s points of view to use ICT in University. Among 128 of the teachers from seven departments selected as convenience sampling method approximately 118 were answered to the researcher-made Likert-type questionnaire. The questionnaire validity and reliability estimated in advance. Data were analyzed; by the SPSS software, version 20, Pearson Chi-Square and ANOVA formula Results The results show that there is a relationship between the teacher’s professional usage of ICT and the qualification of related instruments during teaching-learning process (P < 0.05, 0.01).The different levels of satisfaction and approach to professional usage of ICT referred to departments found have no meaningful significant (P < 0.05, 0.01). The teachers’ age and teaching backup found not meaningful item to have effects on ICT usage (P < 0.05, 0.01). Conclusions An improvement of functions in ICT usage needs having an approach to the teachers’ abilities on ICT professional usage during teaching-learning process and preparing the qualified ICT facilities