Journal of Education & Social Policy

ISSN 2375-0782 (Print) 2375-0790 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/jesp

Students’ Perception on the Use of Multimedia in Learning among Selected Schools in Misamis Oriental, Philippines
Helen V. Idnay

Nowadays there are an enormous new media technologies being used to create the complete multimedia experience. For instance, virtual reality integrates the sense of touch with video and audio media to immerse an individual into a virtual world..This study was conducted to determine the students’ perception on the use of multimedia in terms of availability of and access, equipment and software, knowledge and skills and administrative support for the multimedia facilities, and compare the students’ perception on the use of multimedia by year level and by type of school. Thestudy attempted to find out the significant differences on the perceptions of the respondents in using multimedia by year level and type of school, Findings revealed that students gave higher percentage in the use of computer and internet. Students coming from private institutions have higher accessibility using the technology compared to students from State Universities. There were no significant differences in both schools in terms of administrative support. However, the type of school had influenced their perceptions about the knowledge and skills with higher values from private institutions. .From the results obtained, good insights and inputs are drawn to help administrators in the policy formulations about multimedia on Technology Education. Students perceived that bigger multimedia laboratories be installed especially in government universities. There must be in-service trainings and seminars for teachers and students. For teachers, younger generations had more chance using the technology. Administrators should therefore make plans on how the issues of multimedia be addressed properly, effectively and efficiently.

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