Use of ICT in language class-rooms: a study on teaching at tertiary level student’s in Dhaka city
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The purpose of the study is to examine the use of ICT in language class-rooms on tertiary level students of Dhaka city. It has been considered as a good tool for teaching English to the students towards writing, reading, listening, speaking, and performance. But to give actual reasons of facing difficulties, the impacts on their study and finally coming up with some possible solutions to overcome it is the main issue of the study. Universities had been chosen as my research area and both teachers and students will be the targeted people of this research. Qualitative method had been applied in this research. The key instrument of this research will be interview of the teachers, Focused Group Discussions, and Class-room observation checklist will be there. The interview questionnaire contained twelve questions which help to gathered information on teacher’s information, perception about using ICT in language classrooms. The focus group discussion for students also contained twelve questions which gathered information on general (during the middle university visit), reflection (during activation stage in university), and reflection (post activation stage in university). The teacher interview results showed that the teachers involve students in using ICT in the class and the teacher should be aware of how to use and develop things when an exercises is in progress and the students should be involved. The focus group discussion results showed that by utilizing ICT, teachers are able to plan their lessons more efficiently. ICT can improve teaching by enhancing prior knowledge and introducing new ways of teaching and learning and they added that, when a teacher have used ICT as a classroom tool. It has given many benefited to them. Limitations of the study and significance and other area are discussed.