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IJSTR >> Volume 9 - Issue 12, December 2020 Edition



International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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The Impact Of Smart Classrooms On The Academic Success Of Sri Lankan Government School Students

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AUTHOR(S)

Thivanka Mailewa, Piumika Chandrasiri, Dileepa Chandrasena, Sajeevkanth Kirubhakaran, Diluksan Jesudasan, Wasantha Rajapakshe, Akalanka Mailewa

 

KEYWORDS

Smart classroom, Comfortability, Availability, Adaptability, Personalization, Distance education, Remote learning

 

ABSTRACT

A smart classroom is regarded as one of the essential modes of teaching that can transform an old-fashioned educational system into a more cutting-edge method. Past articles and social opinion has identified that there is a doubt among the Sri Lankan general populace whether Smart classrooms are really useful for school students in this country. This study, therefore, has four objectives. They are to identify the determinants factors of a smart classroom, to evaluate the impact of a smart classroom on a school student’s academic success, to determine the relationship between the variables of the study and to provide practical suggestions to the government to improve the digital educational system. The study used a mixed approach to analyze both primary data and secondary data. A survey questionnaire was created and distributed among the students. Past research articles were used as a secondary data collecting methods for the analysis. The sample size for the study was 200 students from four government schools. The purposive sampling method was used for data collection. 250 questionnaires were distributed among the students and 200 usable responses were gathered. The study analyzed the data using multiple regression and Pearson correlation. The analytical tool was SPSS. Through the analysis, the researchers found that all the objectives were achieved and the hypotheses were supported. The significance of this study is that it is able to provide suggestions and recommendations to the relevant authorities regarding the implementation of Smart classrooms in primary and secondary schools.

 

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