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G N Wikramanayake (2005) Impact of Digital Technology on Education In: 24th National Information Technology Conference 82-91 Computer Society of Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka: CSSL Aug ...

G N Wikramanayake (2005) Impact of Digital Technology on Education In: 24th National Information Technology Conference 82-91 Computer Society of Sri Lanka Colombo, Sri Lanka: CSSL Aug 15-16, ISBN: 955-9155-13-X
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  • Impact of Digital Technology on Education University of Colombo School of Computing (UCSC) G.N. Wikramanayake
  • Overview
    • Society Changes through Technology
      • Information Society to Knowledge Society
  • Overview contd.
    • Knowledge
      • Organisation
      • Media
      • Access
      • Use
      • Sharing
    • Impact & Changes Taken Placed
      • Learning Skills
      • Infrastructure Requirements
  • Early Education
    • Emphasises learning by listening
    • Also through reading
    • Performed by well educated and knowledgeable Teachers
    School
  • Industrial Cities
    • Many schools
    • Educational Institutes
  • Lack of Good Teachers
    • Many go for higher remuneration
    • Through technology we could address this problem
    E-learning
  • Information [100 Yrs Ago] Books information
  • Library [100 Yrs Ago]
      • Organisation
      • Media
      • Access
      • Use
      • Sharing
    • Information
    Library
  • Electronic & Digital Era
    • Telegraph Messages
    • Radio
    • Recording
    • Movies
    • Television
    • CDs, VCD, DVD
  • Electronic & Digital Era Convey Information Informal and Effective way
  • Electronic & Digital Era
    • Computers
    • Internet
    • Information is widely available
    • What is required is knowledge
  • Role of Computers - then
    • Computer Scientist – 1960s
    • Instructions of how to use the computer – low-level interaction
    • Solve time consuming problems
    Terminals
  • Role of Computers - now
    • Business Use
    • Educational Use
    • Homes Use
    • Possible due to
      • Integration of text, graphics and colour
      • Affordable Prices
  • Technology Offers
    • Shopping
  • Technology Offers
  • Technology Offers
    • Research
    • Forums
    • Access to Digital Libraries
  • At Home
  • Education
  • Supporting Technologies for Knowledge Management
    • Local Area Networks
    • Internet and Intranets
    COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK
  • Organisation of Explicit Knowledge
    • Organisation of Knowledge
      • - Data
      • - Documents
      • - Processes
    • Tools
      • - RDBMS
    … .---- ---- --- -- .. … .---- ---- --- -- ..
  • Organisation of Explicit Knowledge
    • Tools
      • EDMS
  • Organisation of Explicit Knowledge
    • Tools
      • LMS
  • Media for Explicit Knowledge
    • Media
      • Text
      • Graphics
      • Animation
      • Sound
      • Video
  • Accessing Explicit Knowledge
    • Internet / Intranet
    • Search Engines
      • - Meta Data
      • - Hierarchical Structures
      • - Attribute
      • - Content
  • Accessing Explicit Knowledge
    • Workflow
      • Users
      • Information
  • Using Explicit Knowledge
    • Decision Support System
  • Using Explicit Knowledge
    • Data Mining
    • Data Warehousing
    Data Cleaning Databases Data Integration Data Warehouse Knowledge Task-relevant Data Selection Data Mining Pattern Evaluation
  • Sharing Knowledge
    • E-Mail
    • Video Conferencing
  • Sharing Knowledge
    • Virtual Meetings
    • Document Collaboration
  • Changes Taken Placed Machine / Industrial Era
    • Production is Products
    • Workplace is Physical
    • Focus is Worker
  • Changes Taken Placed … Technology / Information Era
    • Production is Knowledge
    • Workplace is Virtual
    • Focus is Customer
  • Changes in Education
    • Knowledge accessible virtually with focus on student
    • Teacher’s role and Student’s learning process has changed
    • Virtual access achieved through Internet / Intranets
  • Changes in Education
    • Techniques such as
      • e-mail
      • web notices
      • discussion forums
      • video conferencing
      • allows access to information without visiting the physical location of delivery.
    • Typical e-learning system will have these characteristics
  • Changes in Classroom Facilities
    • Verbal
    • Writing
    • Transparencies
    • Slides
    • E-learning
  • Curriculum Changes
    • Focus on Multidisciplinary themes
    • Skills required to manage many jobs
    • Emphasise on thinking skills, knowledge integration and application.
    • Depth of understanding than breath of knowledge.
  • Assessment Changes
    • Instead of measuring a student on fact knowledge and discrete skill
    • Focus should be application of knowledge
    • Problem solving skills
    • Demonstrate understanding and creativity.
  • Society Changes
    • Computers for public services
    • Internet banking
    • Airports
    • Libraries
  • Society Changes
    • Wireless technology at public places
    • Modern society uses
      • laptops,
      • PDAs,
      • smart phones,
      • CDs,
      • thumb drives
  • Infrastructure Facilities Student Requirement
    • Learning cannot be done without computers
    • All educational institutes must have computers with a minimum ratio of 1:5
    • For computing minimum ratio of 1:3
    • All should have access to Internet.
  • Infrastructure Facilities Teacher Requirement
    • Unlimited computer and internet access to prepare their educational material.
  • Education System
    • Many graduates are produced without any exposure to computers.
    • Most of them are recruited to the educational system.
    • All Universities must move towards using technology to provide education.
  • Conclusion
    • Education reforms should be integrated with technology.
    • Technology will flood the World with Information.
    • For effective access to knowledge, people have to develop their skills to the level of finding problem-relevant information, interpreting and applying them in solving problems.