• ARWA AHMED ABDO QASEM University of Mysore
  • G. VISWANATHAPPA University of Mysore




Blended learning, e-course design, ICT integration in teaching, in service teachers, teachers’ perception


The rapid growth in Information Communication and Technologies (ICT) has brought remarkable changes in the recent years. ICT is becoming increasingly important in daily lives and in educational system. As the teacher plays a very essential role in the management of learning, they should possess training in using the most modern technologies in the field of education. So the teachers’ perception is important as it forms a tendency which helps them to be favourable or unfavourable towards the usage of the most modern technology in the field of education in future when they go out for teaching.

Author Biographies

ARWA AHMED ABDO QASEM, University of Mysore

Research scholar (PhD) in University of Mysore, India

G. VISWANATHAPPA, University of Mysore

Professor in Education in RIE, Mysore, India


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How to Cite

QASEM, A. A. A. ., & VISWANATHAPPA, G. (2016). TEACHERS’ PERCEPTION TOWARDS ICT INTEGRATION: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH BLENDED LEARNING. Main Issues Of Pedagogy And Psychology, 10(1), 20-26. https://doi.org/10.24234/miopap.v10i1.137