ICT CAN BE DEFINED AS THE USE OF HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE FOR EFFICIENT
MANAGEMENT OF INFORMATION. ICT REFERS TO THE FORMS OF TECHNOLOGY THAT ARE
USED TO TRANSMIT, STORE, CREATE, SHARE OR EXCHANGE PARTICULAR TASK.
impact of Ict on education
ICT HAS BECOME A PART AND PARCEL OF LIFE. THE DISCOVERIES AND INVENTIONS IN SCIENCE AND
TECHNOLOGY HAVE IMPROVED THE SPEED OF COMMUNICATION. BY MAKING USE OF AVAILABLE TOOLS,
ICT IS HELPING COMMON MAN TO FULFIL HIS NEEDS. IT HAS BECOME INTEGRAL PART OF NEW ERA
Advantages of ICT in education
Student accept more responsibility for their own learning and its
assessment, developing expertise in the process.
Teacher application of curriculum can be monitored by analyzing test
results. This can be used by teachers for assessing and improving their own
performance meeting state and national standards
Multi sensory Learning
Disadvantages of ICT in education
There are large costs involved.(Expensive)
• Students, and sometimes teachers, can get engaged in the technology
aspect rather than subject content.
• A child’s imagination power decreases i.e. the ability to imagine vanishes.
Impact on Curriculum
The technological tools require training and the know how to be able to be
use sufficiently in the classroom
They are various ways of learning using
Learning with ICT can help Motivate learner
Learning process can be anywhere and anytime
Students use interactive whiteboard in classroom
Objectives of ICT in education
The objectives of ICT is to connect the gap between the students parents
and educators, by encouraging possible, cooperative and straight forward
modes of communication.
General impact of ICT in education
A person from village also can refer the latest information and research
Television broadcast is one of the best communication media to educate
students, farmers, sportsman.
The difficult experiments, advance surgery for medical students etc. can
LCD projectors can be used for effective training.
The man power problem, the human mistakes can be avoided by on-line
Learning through ICTs can help reduce cost
Learning online or through blended learning can assist in reducing cost
of spending from both the learners and teachers
• Increasing learning time without extending classroom time through self-
study modules, educational TV and radio programs and interactive software
can reduce the cost of resources required in actual class
Impact of ICT on education management systems
Facilitating collection and analysis of data
• Improving flow of information and communication
• Facilitating decentralization and devolution.
ICT can save the schools management a lot of money through efficiency
The effect of ICT on curriculum
Focuses on the skills needed to build and communicate knowledge.
The application of ICT in schools helps learners and teachers to be able to
achieve curriculum goals and objectives efficiently
The implementation of curriculum goals and objectives becomes
productive and effective in the education system
Effects of ICT on teachers
Provide teachers with help regarding their lesson plans
Assist the teachers to connect with other professionals in field of education
Teacher and learner education relationship can extend beyond the
classroom with tools such as YouTube and online quiz platforms
Teachers are able access a broad spectrum of information
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