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Technology in Education

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Dr K Nachimuthu
Periyar University
Salem-11

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Technology in Education

  1. 1. <ul><li>Dr.K.Nachimuthu, Asst.Prof </li></ul><ul><li>Dept .of Education, Periyar Univ,Salem. </li></ul>NEEDS OF ICT IN CLASSROOM TEACHING
  2. 2. Contents Overview <ul><li>How technology is changing today’s classrooms </li></ul><ul><li>Current Status </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges for technology integration </li></ul><ul><li>Support system </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
  3. 3. Communication <ul><li>A chain network e.g formal contact </li></ul>
  4. 4. Communication <ul><li>A circle network e.g. between people at the same level </li></ul>
  5. 5. Communication <ul><li>A wheel network e.g. sales teams report to head office </li></ul>
  6. 6. Dilemmas Qs about Value of ICTs Myths Pressures <ul><li>Belief </li></ul><ul><li>Doubt </li></ul><ul><li>Wait </li></ul><ul><li>Monolithic </li></ul><ul><li>Automatic </li></ul><ul><li>Computers </li></ul><ul><li>Substitute </li></ul><ul><li>Vendors </li></ul><ul><li>Parents </li></ul><ul><li>Business </li></ul><ul><li>Techies </li></ul>Realities <ul><li>Analyze Educational objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Determine Objective for ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Understand Potential of ICTs </li></ul><ul><li>Examine suitability of ICTs </li></ul><ul><li>Plan program of investment </li></ul><ul><li>Implement prerequisites and corequisites </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate and adjust continuously </li></ul>Decision Maker
  7. 7. Necessity of ICTs <ul><li>Globalization of </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Economy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tech Innovations </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge-based </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Economy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Society </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Escalating Demand </li></ul><ul><li>for Education </li></ul>Effective Learning For All Anytime Anywhere
  8. 8. Challenges of Teacher Education <ul><li>Globalization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Worldwide and meta-regional convergence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Market with two distinctive elements: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Integrated and operating in real time. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Communications, knowledge and culture </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marked by accelerated and intensified cross-border mobility of people, commodity trade, norms of policy and practice. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technology enabled knowledge economy </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Potential </li></ul><ul><li>Of </li></ul><ul><li>ICTs </li></ul>Access Efficiency Learning Teaching Skill Formation Lifelong Learning Planning & Management Community Linkages
  10. 10. Need of ICT <ul><li>ICT removes problems concerning space and time </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the students can communicate any where, any time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the students can contact the teacher any where, any time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the students can collect and exchange information any where, any time </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ICT gives access to knowledge </li></ul><ul><ul><li>in principle the students can draw on a global pool of knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><li>ICT makes saving – and sharing – knowledge easier </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the students can, individually and/or together create records of notes and presentations (portfolio) and thus register their progress and use it for exams </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Hello - this is your teacher…
  12. 12. Students work in the Classes <ul><ul><ul><li>Most successful Clearing House of ICT in education via varied media : </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ICT in Education Website </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>e-Newsletters </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Print publications </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CD-ROMs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online Community </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 14. Utility <ul><li>To Tech or not to Tech Education </li></ul><ul><li>ICT ――►Education More Effective and Responsive </li></ul>ICTs X 
  14. 15. Using ICT to Run … <ul><ul><li>Spreadsheet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graphics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Word Processing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Desktop publishing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Database </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accounts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-mail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet browser </li></ul></ul>
  15. 16. Online Shop
  16. 18. ICT Online Companies
  17. 19. New roles of teachers <ul><ul><li>Facilitator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum developer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Team member </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community builder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educational leader </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information producer </li></ul></ul>
  18. 20. How Technology is changing today’s classrooms <ul><ul><li>Collaboration (Resource, Institution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>level, Student level) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Real time communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integration of multiple media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student driven information access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customized learning/ Individualized degree program.(Teaching will become more outcome based and student centered) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Availability of updated Knowledge (Expanded access to educational and reference resources) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distance learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stronger bonds among faculties and students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking </li></ul></ul>
  19. 21. How Technology is changing today’s classrooms <ul><li>Shifting of instructional </li></ul><ul><li>paradigm: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus of application of </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>knowledge to particular </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>problem rather than memorization </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Increased greater number of interdisciplinary majors </li></ul><ul><li>Increased Inter-university collaboration among students/faculties from multiple institutions </li></ul>
  20. 22. Technology Integration <ul><li>Tools </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Interactive whiteboards </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Student response system </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online collaboration tools </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Video conferencing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sophisticated learning-management systems </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Podcasting </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Instant messaging </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>social networking </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Search engine </li></ul></ul></ul>
  21. 23. What are the tools used by student and teachers? <ul><li>Students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search Engine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Office tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-mail </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Teacher </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search Engine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video Tutorial </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-mail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MIS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Office Tools </li></ul></ul>
  22. 24. How student and teacher updates their technological knowledge? <ul><li>Students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Overusing and Misusing (Music , video, hacking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>/cracking) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking (Social </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>networking, Chat) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Need base and individual directed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Specific training </li></ul></ul>
  23. 25. What are the barriers that preventing the student and teacher from adopting technology? <ul><li>Cost </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of vision or plan </li></ul><ul><li>Inflexible Thinking By </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>College boards </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lack of teacher training </li></ul><ul><li>Entrenched organizational cultures </li></ul><ul><li>Technology – affordance rather than demands of subject matter </li></ul>
  24. 26. 5. Support system <ul><li>Academic Institutions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Involvement of teachers in different activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need for both in-service and pre-service teacher training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher preparation should not be based on training for ‘computer literacy’ but should prepare teachers for using technologies to construct, represent and share knowledge in real life authentic contexts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teachers should not be taught about technology but how to use technology for constructing, organizing and communicating knowledge </li></ul></ul>
  25. 27. Conclusion <ul><li>Continuing old practices </li></ul><ul><li>with new technology will </li></ul><ul><li>neither change nor </li></ul><ul><li>improve education </li></ul><ul><li>Technology drives reform in </li></ul><ul><li>education, but also education reform makes a school ripe for technology </li></ul>
  26. 28. Thank You / Queries [email_address]

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