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Computer as information and communication technology

  1. 1. Computer as… <ul><li>ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Tutor </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher’s tool </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperative Learning </li></ul>
  2. 2. Computer as Information and Communication Technology
  3. 3. <ul><li>A device that computes, especially a programmable electronic machine that performs high-speed mathematical or logical operations or that assembles, stores, correlates, or otherwise processes information. </li></ul><ul><li>One who computes. </li></ul><ul><li>(American Heritage Dictionary, 4 th ed. Pub. 2000) </li></ul>DEFINITION
  4. 4. <ul><li>is recognized as the third revolution in education. </li></ul><ul><li>1 st was the invention of the printing </li></ul><ul><li>press. </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd the introduction of libraries. </li></ul><ul><li>3 rd the invention of the computer. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Review of Computer from Ed Tech 1 <ul><li>third revolution in education. </li></ul><ul><li> especially so with the advent of the microcomputer in 1975.Thus emerged </li></ul><ul><li>computer technology in education. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>computer-assisted introduction (CAI) was introduced using the principle of individualized learning through a positive climate that includes realism and appeal with drill exercises that uses color, music and animation. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>But the evolving pace of innovation in today’s Information Age is so dynamic that within the first decade of the 21st century, computer technology in education has matured to transform  into an educative information and communication technology (ICT) in education. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Through computer technology, <ul><li>educators saw the amplification of learning among computer literacy. </li></ul><ul><li>like… </li></ul><ul><li> reading, the modern student can now interact with computer message, even respond to question or to computer commands. </li></ul><ul><li>writing, the learner can form messages using computer language or program. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Means Information Communications Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Covers any product that will store, retrieve, manipulate, transmits or receives information electronically in a digital form. </li></ul><ul><li> Ex. personal computers, digital television, email, robots. </li></ul><ul><li>Is concerned with the storage, retrieval, manipulation, transmission or receipt of digital data. Importantly, it is also concerned with the way these different uses can work with each other </li></ul>What is ICT?
  10. 10. Consider the following important topics that deal with the way ICT is used and managed in an organisation <ul><li>The nature of information (the &quot;I&quot; in ICT) </li></ul><ul><li>this covers topics such as the meaning and value of information; how information is controlled; the limitations of ICT; legal considerations </li></ul><ul><li>Management of information </li></ul><ul><li> this covers how data is captured, verified and stored for </li></ul><ul><li> effective use; the manipulation, processing and distribution of information; keeping information secure; designing networks to share information </li></ul><ul><li>Information systems strategy </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>this considers how ICT can be used within a business or </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>organization as part of achieving goals and objectives </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Instructional media consist of audio-visual aids that served to enhance and enrich the teaching-learning process. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples are the blackboard, photo, film and video. </li></ul><ul><li>educational communication media comprise the media of communication to audiences including learners using the print, film, radio, television or satellite means of communication. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples. distance learning was implemented using correspondence, radio, television, or the computer satellite system. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Close to the turn of the 21st century, however, such a distinction merged owing to the advent of the microprocessor, also known as the personal computer (PC). This is due to the fact that the PC user at home, office and school has before him a tool for both audio-visual creations and media communication. </li></ul>
  13. 13. THE PC Audiovisual media Communication media <ul><li>(Internet) </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail (text and video) </li></ul><ul><li>Chat rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Blog sites </li></ul><ul><li>News services </li></ul><ul><li>(print, video clip) </li></ul><ul><li>Music/movies/ </li></ul><ul><li>television room </li></ul><ul><li>(Multimedia) </li></ul><ul><li>text, sound, graphics, </li></ul><ul><li>chart, photos </li></ul><ul><li>power-point presentation </li></ul><ul><li>CD, VCD, DVD player </li></ul><ul><li>CDVCD, DVD player </li></ul><ul><li>Educational software </li></ul><ul><li>(Internet) </li></ul><ul><li>Educational websites </li></ul><ul><li>Software </li></ul><ul><li>School registration </li></ul><ul><li>Accounting </li></ul>
  14. 14. OPERATING SYSTEMS <ul><li>MS-DOS </li></ul><ul><li>Windows 95,98,Me </li></ul><ul><li>Windows NT, 2000,XP </li></ul><ul><li>Linux </li></ul>
  15. 15. APPLICATIONS <ul><li>MS Word </li></ul><ul><li>(Your basic Word Processor) </li></ul>
  16. 16. APPLICATIONS <ul><li>MS Excel </li></ul><ul><li>Your basic Spread Sheet) </li></ul>
  17. 17. APPLICATIONS <ul><li>MS Power Point </li></ul><ul><li>(For sales presentations) </li></ul>
  18. 18. APPLICATIONS <ul><li>MS Outlook </li></ul><ul><li>(Your desktop Personal Information Manager, (PIM)) </li></ul>
  19. 19. APPLICATIONS <ul><li>MS Internet Explorer </li></ul><ul><li>(Your internet Browser) </li></ul>
  20. 20. APPLICATIONS <ul><li>Windows Calculator </li></ul><ul><li>(Your basic calculator, also available is a scientific calculator) </li></ul>
  21. 21. APPLICATIONS <ul><li>WordPerfect Adobe Acrobat </li></ul><ul><li>Lotus 1-2-3 Photoshop </li></ul><ul><li>QuickBooks Notepad </li></ul><ul><li>CorelDraw WinZip </li></ul><ul><li>HyperCam Media Player </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Paint StarCraft </li></ul><ul><li>ETC. ETC . ETC. ETC . Ad Infinitum </li></ul>
  22. 22. Programs (capabilities) normally installed in an ordinary modern PC. <ul><li>Microsoft Office - program for composing text, graphics, photos into letters, articles, reports, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Power-point - for preparing lecture presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Excel - for spreadsheets and similar graphic sheets </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Explorer - Access to the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo or Google - Website; e-mail, chat rooms, blog sites, news service (private/video) educational software etc. </li></ul>
  23. 24. Programs (capabilities) normally installed in an ordinary modern PC <ul><li>Adobe Reader - Graphics/photo composition and editing </li></ul><ul><li>MSN – Mail/chat messaging </li></ul><ul><li>Windows media player – CD, VCD player </li></ul><ul><li>Cyberlink Power – DVD player </li></ul><ul><li>Windows media player – Editing film/video </li></ul><ul><li>GameHouse - Video games </li></ul>