Impact of Information Technology on Teaching and Learning A Focus on Hybrid Teaching Mode

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Nancy Ngozi Obinna
Bharadwaj Thuraka
Oluwatobiloba Okusi

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Information technology (IT) has been impacting positively on all spheres of life in the 21st century, including bringing new methods of teaching and learning. This study aims to appraise the impact of IT on education in the form of hybrid teaching (HT henceforth). Telephone interviews, observation, library and the internet are the primary and secondary sources of data. Qualitative methods, systematic review, and thematic and content analyses along with suitable descriptive and interpretive techniques are employed. The analysis shows that teaching and learning have been changed, innovated, transformed, rebranded and simplified by IT, as in HT mode, even though the extent of the positive impact of IT in teaching and learning is most often reduced by the factors constraining the integration of IT into education. The study concludes that the findings have practical implications for systematized and personalized seamless patterns of teaching and learning. It recommends more research into HT, more specifically in developing nations, to unveil and rouse deserving attention to the challenges of integrating IT into the education sector, particularly in HT. It also charges all concerned political and educational authorities to provide schools and learners with the needed technologies and logistics for effective HT and online teaching and learning, towards harnessing the huge prospects of digitalization.

Keywords: Information Technology, Hybrid, Teaching, Learning, Impact

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Obinna, N. N., Thuraka, B., & Okusi, O. (2024). Impact of Information Technology on Teaching and Learning: A Focus on Hybrid Teaching Mode. African Journal of Humanities and Contemporary Education Research, 15(1), 119-130. https://doi.org/10.62154/689nh583
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