Impact of Instructional Technology on Agricultural University Teachers

P.P. Wankhade, N.M. Kale, D.M. Mankar and Y.B. Shambharkar


The course of Instructional Technology useful to develop manpower in State Agricultural Universities with suitably increasing proficiency and competence in teaching among University Teachers. The teachers in Agril. University at large require orientation about educational technology in general and instructional technology in particular. Hence, in the context to above purpose training programme was organized by the Dr.Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth (Dr.PDKV), Akola Maharastra during the year 2007-08 for the University Teachers. Findings of the study revels that majority of the participants unanimously agreed to response that training for improved job performance/ teaching competency was highly needed by them. Most of the participants of training programme had gained knowledge form the training. Further the results showed that the participants had significantly gained knowledge to the extent of 28.72 per cent over their pre knowledge score and the participants were of the opinion that training programme on Instructional Technology was very useful to them at very satisfactory level to build their teaching competency.

Keyword: Instructional Technology;

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