ICT for Education

An Overview

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Overview 
   ICTs in Education ² Dilemmas and Realities Role and Nature of ICTs in Education Potential of ICTs From Potential to Effectiveness

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Dilemmas

Realities 

Analyze Educational objectives  Determine Objective for ICT
Decision Maker

‡Vendors ‡Monolithic  Understand Potential of ICTs ‡Belief  Examine suitability of ICTs ‡Automatic ‡Parents ‡Doubt  Plan program of investment ‡Business ‡Computers ‡Wait  Implement prerequisites ‡Techies and ‡Substitute corequisites 
Evaluate and adjust continuously

Myths

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com .schoolofeducators.Necessity of ICTs Effective Learning ‡Globalization of ‡Economy ‡Information ‡ Tech Innovations ‡ Knowledge-based ‡Economy ‡Society ‡Escalating Demand for Education For All Anytime Anywhere www.

schoolofeducators.com .ICTs for What Purpose ICTs for Learning Objectives Learning Objective Text Audio Technology Video Computer Internet Storage or display Exploration Application Analysis Evaluation Constructing or design of project x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x www.

g.com .ICTs for What Purpose ICTs for Teaching Objectives Teaching Objective Text Presentation Demonstration Drill and practice x x x Audio x x (e.schoolofeducators.. Language lab) Technology Video x x Computer x x x Internet x x x Animation and simulation Research Collaboration/ communication Management of student learning x x x x x x networked x x x x x www.

intranet Webcast Technologies at a Distance Correspondence www.ICTs for What Purpose ICTs and the School Technologies on Location Printed matter Slides.schoolofeducators. transparencies Scanners Digital notepads and white boards Audiotapes Films and videos Digital books CDs Computer projection Radio TV broadcasts Web pages Web: Internet.com .

schoolofeducators.com .Access Community Linkages Efficiency Potential Planning & Management Of ICTs Learning Lifelong Learning Skill Formation Teaching www.

schoolofeducators. Expanding Educational Opportunities ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Radio Broadcast Interactive Radio Instruction Television Virtual Schools Virtual Universities www.com .Potential: 1.

Increasing Efficiency Issues  Dual Shift Systems  Multigrade Schools  Small Urban or Rural Schools  Flexibility in Learning Schedule Solutions     Broadcast Radio Interactive Radio Educational TV Virtual Online Courses www.schoolofeducators.com .Potential: 2.

Enhancing Quality of Learning Potential Motivate and engage learners Bring life to concepts and processes Foster inquiry Provide flexibility Allow application of information Provide access to world of information ‡ Bring the world into the classroom ‡ Offer collaborative opportunities and communication ‡ Offer tutored and individualized learning ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Solutions ‡ Radio and TV ‡ Multimedia Learning Modules ‡ Virtual Labs ‡ Connecting to the Worlds ‡ Designing and Creating Things www.schoolofeducators.com .Potential: 3.

schoolofeducators.com .Potential: 4. Enhancing Quality of Teaching Issues ‡ Difficult Profession ‡ No One-Shot Training ‡ Continuum  Initial Training  Lifelong Upgrading  Connecting Solutions ‡ Multimedia Training and Support System ‡ Training Videos ‡ Teacher Development Portal ‡ Internet Resources for Teachers www.

Potential: 5.com .schoolofeducators. Facilitating Skill Formation ‡ New Workplace Realities ‡ E-Training  Just-in-Time  Convenient Place  Up-to-Pate  User-centric Solutions  Simulations  Competency-based multi-media  Video and Interactive media  Workplace Training www.

schoolofeducators.Potential: 6.com . Sustaining Lifelong Learning Issues  Workers need to learn new skills  Modern societies demand constant updating  The ´educatedµ can become obsolete  Life-cycle pattern is changing Solutions      Radio and TV Multimedia Packages Online Courses Open Universities ´Third Ageµ Universities www.

information.com . personnel payroll. staff development. personnel. Improving Policy Planning & Management ‡ Management of Institutions and Systems ² School: Admissions. MIS. facilities« ² System: School mapping.Potential: 7. ‡ Management of Policy Making ² Storage and analysis of data ² Construction and assessment of policy scenarios ² Tracer studies and tracking systems www. student flow. . . .schoolofeducators. communication.

Potential: 8. Advancing Community Linkages Growth in ICT Access Millions 1400 1200 1000 800 600 400 200 0 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 Main telephone lines (millions) Mobile cellular subscribers (millions) Personal computers (millions) Internet users (millions) www.com .schoolofeducators.

Cellular phones and PCs per 1.com .schoolofeducators.000 inhabitants 140 120 100 Telephone subscribers/100 Inhabitants 80 Cellular subscribers/100 Inhabitants PCs/100 inhabitants 60 40 20 0 Africa America w/o US & Canada US and Canada Asia Europe Oceania WORLD www.Potential: 8. Advancing Community Linkages Telephones.

000 inhabitants Internet Users/10.schoolofeducators. Advancing Community Linkages Internet hosts and users per 10.Potential: 8.000 inhabitants 6000 5000 4000 Internet Hosts/10.000 inhabitants 3000 2000 1000 0 Africa America w/o US & Canada US and Canada Asia Europe Oceania WORLD www.com .

Potential: 8. Advancing Community Linkages ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ICT access varies within countries Disparities is magnified by gender factor ICT access contributes to escape from poverty ICT access for all requires attention to ² Infrastructure ² Cost ² Laws and regulations www.com .schoolofeducators.

Radio Stations and Receivers Suitcase Radio Station Crank/Solar Radio Crank Radio Digital Satellite Radio www.com .schoolofeducators.

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fosters harmony Women do not have to travel far Center meets needs of men and women No childcare problem Space is roomy and provides privacy Staff is well integrated www.Women-Friendly Telecenters ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Within accepted culture.schoolofeducators.com .

com .schoolofeducators.Potential Prerequisites Corequisites Effectiveness www.

Educational Policy Approach to ICTs Infrastructure ICT-Enhanced Content Committed and Trained Personnel Financial Resources Integration Piloting and Evaluation www. 8. 2. 4.schoolofeducators. 7.com . 5. 6. 3.From Potential to Effectiveness 1.

Conclusion ‡ XTo Tech or not to Tech Education ‡ ICT Education More Effective and Responsive  ICTs www.com .schoolofeducators.

The ultimate success of ICTs for learning will be attained when we stop marveling about the ICTs and apply our minds and emotions to the wonders of learning. or the miracle of the telephone every time we make a call.´We do not think anymore of the spectacle of printing every time we read a book.com .µ www. the phenomenon of TV every time we watch a movie.schoolofeducators.

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com .schoolofeducators.Levels of ICTs for Different Learning Objectives and Roles of Learners LEARNING OBJECTIVE Constructing or design of Project Evaluation Levels of ICTs Analysis Application Exploration Storage or display Passive ACTIVE LEARNER·S ROLE www.

Levels of ICTs for Different Teaching Uses and Roles of Teachers TEACHING OBJECTIVE Management of Student Learning Collaboration/Co mmunication Research Animation/ Simulation Drill & Practice Demonstration Presentation Provider Facilitator Levels of ICTs TEACHER·S ROLE www.com Go Back .schoolofeducators.

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5. Costing and Budgeting Total Cost of Ownership          Acquisition .hardware and software Installation and configuration Connectivity Maintenance : 15-20% of initial investment Supplies: 8-10% Utilities: 4-8% Computer training 5-10% Retrofitting of physical facilities replacement costs (5-7 years) 31-48% Additional Costs  Acquisition and creation of content materials  Orientation and training of staff  Testing.com Go Back . evaluation and adjustment www.schoolofeducators.

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