USING COMPUTER AS A LEARNING TOOL AND ENGLISH TEACHERS’ ATTITUDES
The implementation and utilization of ICT in education has become an important for all countries in the globalization era. Technology applications have significantly contributed to improve and develop educational institutions. Therefore, the issue of using computer became an important and confronting large numbers of English language teachers in the worldwide. This study investigated and evaluated the attitudes of English language teachers in Iraqi secondary schools towards using computer tool in their classes. As well, the study explores the relationship between both teachers’ competence and access to computer and teachers’ attitude. The study findings are showed that the majority of English language teachers have positive attitude towards using computer in their teaching. Moreover, the analysis revealed that the males had more positive attitude than females. Furthermore, the study proved the low access and competence of English teachers have affected using the computer in the classroom.
Keywords: English Techers, Attitude, Computer Use