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National Seminar on

Governance of Higher Education

ICT Integration
in
Higher Education
Prof. Vasudha Kamat
Vice Chancellor
SNDT Women’s
University

Agenda

 ICT and Twenty-first Century Skills
 Impact of ICT in Higher Education
 National Initiatives
 Institutional level e-Governance

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ICT and Twenty-first Century Skills

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ICTs
Information &
Communication
Technologies
(ICTs) comprise
many
technologies for
capturing,
interpreting,
storing and
transmitting
information
ICT Transforming Education : Regional Guide
http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001892/189216e.pdf
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21st Century Skills

ICT Transforming Education : Regional Guide
http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001892/189216e.pdf
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21st Century Skills
Learning and Innovation Skills
Students need to be prepared for increasingly
complex life and work environments in the
21st century.

Creativity and Innovation

Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Communication and Collaboration

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21st Century Skills
Life and Career Skills

 Flexibility and Adaptability
 Initiative and Self-Direction
 Social and Cross-Cultural Skills
 Productivity and Accountability
 Leadership and Responsibility

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21st Century Skills
Information, Media & Technology Skills

To be effective in the 21st century, citizens
must be able to exhibit functional & critical
thinking skills:
 Information Literacy
 Media Literacy
 ICT Literacy
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Digital literacy
Clusters of skills that students (& teachers)
need in the digital age of the 21st century
e-literacy
Screen literacy
Multimedia literacy
ICT literacies
Information literacy

Nallaya, S. 2010. The Impact of Multi-modal Texts on the Development of
English Language Proficiency. The University of Adelaide, Australia.
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Digital literacy

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Impact of ICTs in Higher Education

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ICT Impact Attributes in Education

 Brings positive changes in the social
organization of the classroom; achieves
higher student-centric focus and delivery
 Enhances teaching and learning through
dynamic, interactive, and engaging content
 Develops, enriches, accelerates, and
deepens student skills

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ICT Impact Attributes in Education

 Relates classroom experience to work
place, provide opportunity for connection
between classroom and world
 Enhances learning opportunities and
resources to the students and teachers
 Stimulates, motivates and sparks students’
appetite for learning and helps to create a
culture of success
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Impact of ICT

 What is learned and how much
 How it is learned
 When it is learned
 From whom it is learned
 Who is learning
 What it costs

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Impact of ICT on what is learned

 Conventional teaching has emphasised
content.
 Teachers teach through lectures and
presentations interspersed with tutorials
 Learning activities are designed to
consolidate and rehearse the content.

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Impact of ICT on what is learned
 Contemporary settings encourage curricula
that promote competency and performance.

 Curricula are now emphasising capabilities

 More concerned with how the information will
be used than with what the information is

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Impact of ICT on how is learned
Competency & performance-based curricula
 access to a variety of information sources;
 access to a variety of information forms and
types;
 student-centred learning settings based on
information access and inquiry;

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Impact of ICT on how is learned
Competency & performance-based curricula
 learning environments centred on problemcentred and inquiry-based activities;
 authentic settings and examples;
 teachers as mentors rather than content expert

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Framework for ICT Use

Categories for ICT in teacher training (adapted from Collis & Jung, 2003, p.176)
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Learning

There is no such thing as second person
learning, only first person learning!

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ICTs in Learning & Teaching
Today’s Net Generation

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Processes of Teaching & Learning

Reflection

Community Buildin
E-portfolio
Communication

Blog

Assessmen
t

Service
learning

LMS

Clickers
Class

Content

Wiki

Management

Podcasting

Group Projects
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Collaboration
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ICT Stages in Learning & Teaching

Majumdar (2005).
http://www.unesco.org/new/en/unesco/resources/online-materials/publications/unesdoc-database/
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National Initiatives

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National Initiatives

1. National Knowledge Network
2. National Mission on Education
through ICT (NMEICT)

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National Knowledge Network
To connect all the knowledge and research institutions
(1500+) in the country. March 2010: Rs. 5990 Cr

1. Countrywide Virtual Classroom
2. Collaborative Research
3. Virtual Library
4. Sharing of Computing Resources
5. Grid Computing
6. Network Technology Test-bed
7. e-Governance
http://nkn.in/index.php
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NMEICT
XI Plan: Rs. 4600 Cr

1. E-Content generation
2. Research in critical areas relating to
imparting of education
3. Connectivity for integrating our knowledge
with the advancements in other countries
http://www.sakshat.ac.in/PDF/Missiondocument.pdf
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Institutional level e-Governance

1. Digital Library
2. Data Centre
3. Mobile Technology (for Admin & Academic)
4. Learning Management System (e.g. Moodle)
5. Virtual Classroom

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Institutional level e-Governance

6.

Learning Resources Development Centre

7.

Intranet Portal

8.

Integrated Language Laboratory

9.

Open Educational resources Repository

10. Faculty Training Centre in ICT

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vc@sndt.ac.in
vasudhak2000@gmail.com