Teachers Perception of Teaching Aided Computer Tablet for Preschool Children on Online Learning
Keywords:Teacher Perception Computer tablet Preschool Online Learning
This article describes about Kuantan teachers’ level of knowledge in using tablets for teaching and learning. The use of technology in teacher teaching is becoming more widespread and growing in the field of education. Similarly with computer tablet technology, its use is now also expanded into the field of education. Computer tablets are becoming an option for use as teaching aid in education. The computer tablet factor of choice is because it can meet students 'interests and needs increase students' attention to lessons and provide an effective teaching environment for teachers (Gündüz, 2010; Aksal, 2011; Delen & Bulut, 2011; Güzel, 2011). Computer tablet in contemporary education offers also potential to provide creative and communicative activities for children (Kim, 2020). Although there are many benefits in teaching and learning, the use of computers is still not widely practiced by teachers. The respondents consisted of 110 randomly selected preschool teachers in Kuantan. Data was collected through questionnaires. The descriptive method is used to analyze data to obtain frequency, percentage, mean and standard deviation. The findings were analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) version 26.0. The findings show that overall teacher has good knowledge of the use of computer tablets and has a positive perception of the importance of teaching using computer tablet as teaching. Hence, the teachers involved had a positive perception of computer tablet-assisted in teaching and learning as an educational innovation. The high trust and confidence of teachers in the use of computers tablet in teaching as support for the implementation of computer technology in education.