1*Research and Publications, Graduate School, President Ramon Magsaysay State University, Iba, Zambales, Philippines; 2: San Fernando Elementary School, Department of Education, Sta. Cruz, Zambales, Philippines
Background/Objectives: The integration of ICT was one of the major innovations introduced in teaching and learning brought by Covid-19. This study offers discussion on the effects of ICT to literacy skills.
Methods/Statistical analysis: Research design is descriptive and quantitative. In this study, 310 intermediate students during the 1st Grading Period SY 2020-2021 from the 4 central elementary schools in Zone I Schools Division of Zambales described the effects of ICT on their literacy skills.
Findings: The result showed that the integration was perceived to be both effective and efficient. The intermediate pupil-respondents performed “Very Satisfactory” on English subject. There was noted difference on the effects of ICT to literacy skills as to Reading Comprehension; Mastery, Retention and Remembering; Ease of Use and Accessibility; and Graphical Users Interface Motivation when respondents are grouped according to profile. There was significant difference on the level of ICT integration to students’ literacy skills as to Effectiveness and Efficiency when grouped according to profile. There was no significant relationship between the effects of ICT to literacy skills of students and academic performance and between the level of ICT integration and academic performance.
Improvements/Applications: These findings imply the need for programs and projects on ICT availability to positively associate literacy skills such as providing fast and reliable internet connection, simplified graphical language, among others.
Dr.John Lenon E. Agatep, Ms.Julie Ann S. Maquio."Effects of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Integration to Literacy Skills ". International Journal of Computer Engineering In Research Trends (IJCERT) , ISSN:2349-7084, Vol.9, Issue 02, pp.34-42, February - 2022, URL:https://ijcert.org/ems/ijcert_papers/V9I0202.pdf,
: Effects of ICT, ICT Integration, Literacy Skills, Learning Platform, Computer-aided learning
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