The Relationship between Teachers’ Belief Systems, Creativity and the Use of Technology-Based English Teaching

Abbasi, Wajahat Taj and Ainol Haryati, Ibrahim and Fatimah, Ali (2022) The Relationship between Teachers’ Belief Systems, Creativity and the Use of Technology-Based English Teaching. International Journal of Language Education and Applied Linguistics (IJLEAL), 12 (2). pp. 6-17. ISSN 2289-7208 (print); 2289-9294 (online). (Published)

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This study intends to find out teachers’ belief systems, its’ relevant factors and teachers’ creativity which may influence the use of technology for teaching of English at undergraduate level in Islamabad, Pakistan. The study highlights certain problems faced by teachers under belief system and the relevant factors in their implementation of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for teaching of English inside classrooms. Data was collected through a questionnaire questionnaire based on Decomposed Theory of Planned Behavior (DTPB) from 31 ESL teachers teaching at different colleges in the capital of Pakistan [Islamabad] to know their perceptions, opinions and ideas regarding barriers confronted by them in the implementation of technology for teaching English as Second Language (ESL). Data is analyzed with the help of SPSS 22. The findings of the study revealed internal and external barriers such as beliefs, attitudes, behaviors, subjective norms, professional development, resources, and cross culturalism faced by teachers for incorporating innovation and creativity in their teaching practices through the use of technology in Pakistan. The study concludes with recommendations and suggestions for further research.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Belief Systems, Creativity, English as Second Language, Information and Communication Technology, Subjective Norms
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
P Language and Literature > PE English
Faculty/Division: Institute of Postgraduate Studies
Center for Modern Languages
Depositing User: Noorul Farina Arifin
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2022 07:06
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2023 00:27
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