Exploring the Influence of Educational Technology on Student Engagement


Bushra Tabassum,Dr. Qaisar Abbas,Sohaib Latif,Muhammad Hamid Nawaz Khan,Kashif Lodhi


This study seeks to exploring the influence of educational technology on student engagement. This study also identified recent trends and challenges related to the implementation of technology in education, such as the need for technical support and the potential for distractions during class. The educational technology and student engagement are important factors that can contribute to sustainable student satisfaction, . In today's classrooms, technology plays a crucial role and has the potential to greatly influence student involvement. Students who are interested in what they are learning are more likely to speak out in class, contribute to debates, and seek clarification when needed. Students are more likely to participate when they have a hand in shaping their own educational experience. Consequently, schools should work to make instructional technology user-friendly and intuitive, and they should also establish a setting that encourages students to actively participate and work together. Institutions can boost student engagement and performance in the classroom by making these changes. In order to comprehend the impact of instructional technology on student involvement, this research study was executed.

 This study used quantitative research approach with a random sampling technique method to collect the data from, 300, Undergraduates students from different universities, alongside the implementation of a self-made 5-point Likert scale tool. It is essential to understand how the educational technology influences student engagement through three dimensions. Behavioral engagement, Cognitive engagement, Emotional engagement, Educational technology engagement. The student engagement scale has an employability perspective, teaching perspective, and learning perspective as subscales. Initially, the study examines the influence of the educational technology on student engagement. The results showed that technology-based education had a positive impact on student learning outcomes, including student engagement, knowledge retention, and critical thinking skills. Additionally, the use of technology in education led to increased student engagement and motivation, as well as improved teacher-student interactions.