Different cultures make very different use of ICT   2 case studies on the integration of ICT in teacher education
ICT, Development & Education   <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>And what happens to traditional concepts of classrooms and teaching whe...
LRC (Kenya) <ul><li>An educational management programme was to be taught using  flexible modes  and  innovative methods  t...
 
KTTC department for ICT integration and open learning <ul><li>LRC embodies 3 ICT Units comprising of 68 networked computer...
KTTC department for ICT integration and open learning <ul><li>Integration of ICT in teacher education: </li></ul><ul><li>I...
 
Open, distance & eLearning <ul><li>Higher Diploma in Educational Management (HDEM) </li></ul><ul><li>Competency based curr...
IMIH (Vietnam)
IMIH (Vietnam) <ul><li>Support the process of implementing ICT in 17 schools of Hanoi: </li></ul><ul><li>Kindergartens </l...
IMIH Resource Centers <ul><li>RC2: March 2004, 26 networked computers </li></ul><ul><li>RC3: March 2006, 24 networked comp...
Capacity Building Programme <ul><li>‘Three-in-one’ </li></ul><ul><li>ICT skills </li></ul><ul><li>E4ICT </li></ul><ul><li>...
Capacity building programme <ul><li>6 basic ICT skills courses (444 participants) </li></ul><ul><li>4 Advanced ICT skills ...
 
IMIH <ul><li>http://hanoict.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.hrctem.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.glsdewisse...
Some findings and lessons learned
Some findings and lessons learned <ul><li>Integrate ICT in all subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on Information AND Communi...
4 ICT Development Stages <ul><li>S 1:  Discovering ICT tools  and their general functions and uses </li></ul><ul><li>S 2: ...
The use of ICT in 5 different forms <ul><li>ICT as an object of study (Learning  ABOUT  the computer) </li></ul><ul><li>IC...
ICT as part of the learning process   <ul><li>AN OBJECT  </li></ul><ul><li>The aim is computer literacy </li></ul><ul><li>...
A Learning Resource Centre <ul><li>An agent of change </li></ul><ul><li>A learning community </li></ul><ul><li>A network o...
ICT skills training <ul><li>Kenya: CD-Rom + self study </li></ul><ul><li>Vietnam: not available  </li></ul>
The Internet <ul><li>Kenya:  </li></ul><ul><li>Internet driving force to learn more ICT skills </li></ul><ul><li>Exemplary...
Software <ul><li>Vietnam: </li></ul><ul><li>Wealth of info not accessible </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced software skills </li>...
Active learning VIETNAM: Visual stimulation, games, competitions, songs KENYA: Internet research, webquest
Distance learning <ul><li>Kenya: long history with distance education, from correspondence courses </li></ul><ul><li>E-lea...
Distance education <ul><li>Vietnam: huge potential  for e-learning </li></ul>
M-Learning <ul><li>Vietnam: electronic gadgets </li></ul><ul><li>Kenya: mobile phones </li></ul><ul><li>= learner support ...
Working in a cross-cultural context <ul><li>Cultural imperialism </li></ul><ul><li>Not all people thinks the same way </li...
Conclusion <ul><li>Different cultures make very different use of ICT </li></ul>
Thank you! <ul><li>A mind is like a parachute. It  doesn’t work if it’s not open. </li></ul><ul><li>(Frank Zappa)  </li></...
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  1. 1. Different cultures make very different use of ICT 2 case studies on the integration of ICT in teacher education
  2. 2. ICT, Development & Education <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>And what happens to traditional concepts of classrooms and teaching when we can now learn anything, anywhere, anytime?...In this new interactive Web world, I have become a nomadic learner; I graze on knowledge. I find what I need when I need it... </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How, as educators and learners, did we respond? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Will Richardson (2006) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. LRC (Kenya) <ul><li>An educational management programme was to be taught using flexible modes and innovative methods through the development of </li></ul><ul><li>an “active learning centre” </li></ul>
  4. 5. KTTC department for ICT integration and open learning <ul><li>LRC embodies 3 ICT Units comprising of 68 networked computers next to a large Documentation Unit and working space </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.kttc.ac.ke/ </li></ul>
  5. 6. KTTC department for ICT integration and open learning <ul><li>Integration of ICT in teacher education: </li></ul><ul><li>ICT integration in the curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>ICT infusion in the open learning manuals </li></ul><ul><li>ICT exposure in the LRC </li></ul><ul><li>ICT in education training packages </li></ul><ul><li>ICT knowledge management competencies </li></ul><ul><li>ICT support to distance education </li></ul>
  6. 8. Open, distance & eLearning <ul><li>Higher Diploma in Educational Management (HDEM) </li></ul><ul><li>Competency based curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Modular (3) approach </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of ICT in 16 courses </li></ul><ul><li>Infusion of HIV/AIDS in each course </li></ul>
  7. 9. IMIH (Vietnam)
  8. 10. IMIH (Vietnam) <ul><li>Support the process of implementing ICT in 17 schools of Hanoi: </li></ul><ul><li>Kindergartens </li></ul><ul><li>Primary schools </li></ul><ul><li>Lower secondary schools </li></ul><ul><li>Vocational schools </li></ul>
  9. 11. IMIH Resource Centers <ul><li>RC2: March 2004, 26 networked computers </li></ul><ul><li>RC3: March 2006, 24 networked computers, an ICT library and working space </li></ul>
  10. 12. Capacity Building Programme <ul><li>‘Three-in-one’ </li></ul><ul><li>ICT skills </li></ul><ul><li>E4ICT </li></ul><ul><li>ICT teachers’ toolkit </li></ul>
  11. 13. Capacity building programme <ul><li>6 basic ICT skills courses (444 participants) </li></ul><ul><li>4 Advanced ICT skills courses (105 participants) </li></ul><ul><li>3 English courses (174 participants) </li></ul><ul><li>+ </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops with Belgian advisors: </li></ul><ul><li>E.g. Peter Van Gils on digital pics </li></ul><ul><li>Ludo Heylen in IC3 workshop </li></ul>
  12. 15. IMIH <ul><li>http://hanoict.blogspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.hrctem.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.glsdewissel.be/etwinning/ </li></ul>
  13. 16. Some findings and lessons learned
  14. 17. Some findings and lessons learned <ul><li>Integrate ICT in all subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on Information AND Communication AND Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Learn to understand the different ways to use ICT </li></ul>
  15. 18. 4 ICT Development Stages <ul><li>S 1: Discovering ICT tools and their general functions and uses </li></ul><ul><li>S 2: Learning how to use ICT tools , and beginning to make use of them in different disciplines </li></ul><ul><li>S 3: Understanding how and when to use ICT tools to achieve a particular purpose </li></ul><ul><li>S 4: Specialising in the use of ICT tools to become specialists </li></ul>
  16. 19. The use of ICT in 5 different forms <ul><li>ICT as an object of study (Learning ABOUT the computer) </li></ul><ul><li>ICT as a study tool (Learning WITH THE AID of a computer) </li></ul><ul><li>ICT as an instructor (Learning FROM the computer) </li></ul><ul><li>ICT as an open aid (Learning WITH the computer) </li></ul><ul><li>ICT as a means of communication ( Connectivism ) </li></ul>
  17. 20. ICT as part of the learning process <ul><li>AN OBJECT </li></ul><ul><li>The aim is computer literacy </li></ul><ul><li>AN ASPECT </li></ul><ul><li>E.g. computer-aided design </li></ul><ul><li>A MEDIUM </li></ul><ul><li>To support the teaching/learning process </li></ul>
  18. 21. A Learning Resource Centre <ul><li>An agent of change </li></ul><ul><li>A learning community </li></ul><ul><li>A network of people </li></ul><ul><li>conducive, well-managed, well-resourced </li></ul>
  19. 22. ICT skills training <ul><li>Kenya: CD-Rom + self study </li></ul><ul><li>Vietnam: not available </li></ul>
  20. 23. The Internet <ul><li>Kenya: </li></ul><ul><li>Internet driving force to learn more ICT skills </li></ul><ul><li>Exemplary integrators of ICT with limited set of ICT skills </li></ul><ul><li>Own experimental discoveries </li></ul>
  21. 24. Software <ul><li>Vietnam: </li></ul><ul><li>Wealth of info not accessible </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced software skills </li></ul><ul><li>Animations and simulations </li></ul>
  22. 25. Active learning VIETNAM: Visual stimulation, games, competitions, songs KENYA: Internet research, webquest
  23. 26. Distance learning <ul><li>Kenya: long history with distance education, from correspondence courses </li></ul><ul><li>E-learning </li></ul>
  24. 27. Distance education <ul><li>Vietnam: huge potential for e-learning </li></ul>
  25. 28. M-Learning <ul><li>Vietnam: electronic gadgets </li></ul><ul><li>Kenya: mobile phones </li></ul><ul><li>= learner support </li></ul>
  26. 29. Working in a cross-cultural context <ul><li>Cultural imperialism </li></ul><ul><li>Not all people thinks the same way </li></ul><ul><li>Learning has many dimensions </li></ul><ul><li>Context is central </li></ul>
  27. 30. Conclusion <ul><li>Different cultures make very different use of ICT </li></ul>
  28. 31. Thank you! <ul><li>A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it’s not open. </li></ul><ul><li>(Frank Zappa) </li></ul>FOR MORE INFORMATION... http://hanoict.blogspot.com/
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