Comparison of the Knowledge of Technology, Pedagogy and Content of Educators at Secondary Level
The innovative trends in 21st-century instruction have altered the entire landscape of pedagogy. Hence, this worldview move requires technological information and expertise from educators along with knowledge of instructional content. The main topic of the research work is based on a new, interdisciplinary framework for educators' knowledge of technological integration, the professed knowledge of modern equipment, art of teaching, and material. This structure is centered on Shulman's concept of knowledge of instructional material i.e. PCK to comprise information about modern equipment. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to; assess and compare the technical instructional and material understanding (TPACK) of IT educators in government and non-government schools. This study has followed a quantitative research approach. The target population comprised of all IT educators working in government and non-government high schools in the urban area of Islamabad. Using a proportionate stratified random sampling technique, 32 IT educators (from government schools) and 40 IT educators (from non-government schools) were selected for sampling. Data were collected using a self-developed research tool. Data analysis was steered using descriptive & inferential statistics. Outcomes of the study specified a noteworthy variance of government with non-government CS educators -about Technological Knowledge (TK), Content Knowledge (CK), Pedagogical Knowledge (PK), Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK), Technical Pedagogic Know-how (TPK) nevertheless, non-noteworthy variance regarding Technological Content Knowledge (TCK) and TPACK.