THE EXTENT OF EMPLOYING INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY IN JERUSALEM'S GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS, AND WAYS TO ACTIVATE THEM FROM THE TEACHERS PERSPECTIVE
The purpose of the study is to determine the extent to which education technology innovations are employed in the government schools of the Jerusalem Directorate from the point of view of the teachers and the ways to activate them. The population of the study consisted of all teachers of government school in Jerusalem Directorate, in which a stratified random sample was chosen from the population. The researchers used the descriptive method, the study was applied using four domains: Classroom Area, Communication Skills, Distance Education, and Evaluation. The validity and reliability of the questionnaire were examined by appropriate statistical methods. The results of the study showed that the employment of educational technology innovators in education in the government schools in the Jerusalem Directorate from the point of view of teachers came to a degree "medium" in total grade, for each of the four domains, the absence of statistically significant differences between the estimates of the study sample members of the extent to which educational technology innovations are employed from the teachers’ point of view due to the variables of school stage, academic qualification, and years of experience, and statistically significant differences between the estimates of study sample members to recruit education technology innovations from the point of view of teachers attributable to gender variables in favor of females, the school gender variant for female schools. The study recommended the need to continue holding training workshops periodically for teachers on how to employ educational technology innovations in the educational process, and the need to provide all necessary equipment, devices and the Internet to help teachers employ educational technology innovations.
Keywords: Technology İnnovations, İnstructional Technology İnnovations, Technology Activating Methods, Government School.