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Group 4: ICTBy: Deva Dass-Jagdeo; Shinelle James; Seeta Ali
What is ICT?ICT is an acronym that stands for InformationCommunications Technology.The phrase, ICT was coined by Stevenson...
I.C.T.ICT covers all the technologies used for the handlingand communication of information and their use.ICT covers any p...
ICT’s include                  Audio VisualComputers                                E-Mail          The Internet          ...
National I.C.T. Policy of Trinidad           and TobagoTrinidad and Tobagos National ICT Vision is"Trinidad and Tobago is ...
National I.C.T. Policy of Trinidad           and TobagoThe objective of the countrys nationalconnectivity agenda is to:  ...
Ministry of Education’s Policy for        ICT in Education“ICT in education would enhance human capacity,dynamize the teac...
Policy’s ObjectivesObjectives include      Achieve continuous alignment with the Ministry’s general goals for       educa...
What are the Benefits of Incorporating ICT                  in Teaching?•   Pupils are more in control of their learning, ...
It is used to support existing teaching and learning practices with newtools.The introduction and use of ICTs in education...
•   Both teachers and students feel ICT use greatly contributes to students    motivation for learning.
What Can Teachers Do To Get The Most Out of           ICT in The Classroom Be trained in technological literacy and have c...
Make ICT lessons interesting and enjoyable thus motivatingstudents to learn, this in turn raises the educational standards...
What are the Challenges of Incorporating           ICT in Teaching?
ChallengesTeacher attitude towards ICTThe problem of System managersLimited Teaching AidsICT is a time consuming elementUs...
How does ICT Factor in to Education?access to variety of learning resourcesimmediacy to informationanytime learninganywher...
Teacher’s Role                           Changes in Teachers Role       Shift from:                                       ...
Student’s Role                          Change in Student’s Role       Shift from:                                        ...
How Practical is it to Incorporate ICT in             Education?Digital DivideICT curriculum based on constructivismFinanc...
CONCLUSIONICT, Information and Communications Technology, has become thebuzz word of the 21st Century.Information and Comm...
The Ministry of Education recognizes that the use of Information andCommunications Technology is critical to the transform...
ReferencesCadwallad, B. (2006, November 30). Effective ICT across the curriculum. Suitableactivities-What can be done? Ret...
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  1. 1. Group 4: ICTBy: Deva Dass-Jagdeo; Shinelle James; Seeta Ali
  2. 2. What is ICT?ICT is an acronym that stands for InformationCommunications Technology.The phrase, ICT was coined by Stevenson in his1997 report to the UK government and promotedby the new National Curriculum documents forthe UK in 2000.
  3. 3. I.C.T.ICT covers all the technologies used for the handlingand communication of information and their use.ICT covers any product that will store, retrieve,manipulate, transmit or receive information electronicallyin a digital form. For example, personal computers,digital television, email, robots.ICT is concerned with the storage, retrieval,manipulation, transmission or receipt of digital data.Importantly, it is also concerned with the way thesedifferent uses can work with each other.
  4. 4. ICT’s include Audio VisualComputers E-Mail The Internet Systems Instructional Print Media Voice Mail Cable Television Software Microcomputer- Virtual Learning Educational Conventional And Based Centres Television Interactive Radio Laboratories Broadcast Local And Wide Compact Discs Satellite Receiving And Area Networks And Videodiscs Communication Telecommunicati (Wired And on Systems Wireless)
  5. 5. National I.C.T. Policy of Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad and Tobagos National ICT Vision is"Trinidad and Tobago is in a prominent positionin the global information society through real andlasting improvements in social, economic andcultural development caused by deployment andusage of information and communicationtechnology.“
  6. 6. National I.C.T. Policy of Trinidad and TobagoThe objective of the countrys nationalconnectivity agenda is to: Provide all citizens with affordable Internet access; Focus on the development of children, and adult skills to ensure a sustainable solution and a vibrant future; Promote citizen trust, access, and interaction through good governance; and Maximize the potential within all citizens, and accelerate innovation, to develop a knowledge-based society.
  7. 7. Ministry of Education’s Policy for ICT in Education“ICT in education would enhance human capacity,dynamize the teaching/learning environment, andin addition to providing equity and access, wouldcreate an environment that encourages creativity,critical thinking, and decision-making thusdeveloping an individual capable of finding hisplace in a technologically driven skills-basedeconomy.”
  8. 8. Policy’s ObjectivesObjectives include  Achieve continuous alignment with the Ministry’s general goals for education and the National ICT policy;  Ensure all stakeholders possess the critical requisite skills and competencies to use ICT in the education;  Ensure the establishment of an efficient ICT environment that provides for collaboration, the sharing of education resources and stakeholder participation and allows for open access to national and international networks;  Encourage innovative models of ICT use such as: - teacher education; - teaching; - learning; and - curriculum materials development  Achieve administrative and management excellence in education through the establishment of ICT as the major business operations platform of the Ministry;
  9. 9. What are the Benefits of Incorporating ICT in Teaching?• Pupils are more in control of their learning, permitting independent progress and development.• If used effectively, ICTs can be an incredible tool for every single subject of the curriculum• Pupils are keen on ICTs and entering a lesson with such a positive attitude, the learning potential is already increased
  10. 10. It is used to support existing teaching and learning practices with newtools.The introduction and use of ICTs in education can help promote andenable educational reform.It is a useful tool to both motivate learning and promote greater efficienciesin educational systems and practices.It can empower teachers and learners.It can promote change and foster the development of the 21st centuryskills.
  11. 11. • Both teachers and students feel ICT use greatly contributes to students motivation for learning.
  12. 12. What Can Teachers Do To Get The Most Out of ICT in The Classroom Be trained in technological literacy and have confidence in using technology. Have pedagogical aims. Carefully plan lessons to cater to the needs of learners Improve the quality of subject teaching and learning Tailor the lessons to suit students specific needs and interest – one size does not fit all
  13. 13. Make ICT lessons interesting and enjoyable thus motivatingstudents to learn, this in turn raises the educational standards.Integrate ICT literacy into other subject learning areas across thecurriculum.
  14. 14. What are the Challenges of Incorporating ICT in Teaching?
  15. 15. ChallengesTeacher attitude towards ICTThe problem of System managersLimited Teaching AidsICT is a time consuming elementUsing ICT in teaching is expensiveLosing control of learningInadequate building capacityFast growth of technology
  16. 16. How does ICT Factor in to Education?access to variety of learning resourcesimmediacy to informationanytime learninganywhere learningcollaborative learningmultimedia approach to educationauthentic and up to date informationaccess to online libraries
  17. 17. Teacher’s Role Changes in Teachers Role Shift from: To:Knowledge transmitter; Learning facilitator, collaborator, coachPrimary source of Knowledge navigatorinformation and co learnerTeacher controlling and Teacher giving studentsdirecting all aspects of more options andlearning responsibilities for their own learning
  18. 18. Student’s Role Change in Student’s Role Shift from: To:Passive recipient of Active participant in theinformation learning processReproducing knowledge Producing knowledgeLearning as a solitary Learning Collaborativelyactivity with others
  19. 19. How Practical is it to Incorporate ICT in Education?Digital DivideICT curriculum based on constructivismFinancial CostVision 2020
  20. 20. CONCLUSIONICT, Information and Communications Technology, has become thebuzz word of the 21st Century.Information and Communications Technology is now the driver ofknowledge societies.Governments worldwide have recognized the need to advantagetheir citizenry by investing heavily in the development of knowledgebased societies, recognizing the decided advantage that theintegration and use of ICT provides in the social and economicdevelopment of their populations.IT infrastructure that would facilitate decision-making and strategicmanagement processes. Trinidad and Tobago is no exception.
  21. 21. The Ministry of Education recognizes that the use of Information andCommunications Technology is critical to the transformation of thesociety to ultimately meet the universal requirements of an everchanging global environment. It considers ICT as a means not anend in itself.This ICT in education policy therefore is underpinned by theMinistry’s vision “to be the premier institution leading andtransforming education through Information and CommunicationsTechnology” and is intended to provide the framework for theintegration of ICT throughout the Ministry of Education.This policy is one step in charting our path towards developednation status by 2020
  22. 22. ReferencesCadwallad, B. (2006, November 30). Effective ICT across the curriculum. Suitableactivities-What can be done? Retrieved October 27,2011 fromhttp://www.effectiveict.co.uk/ictac/Trucano, M. (2005). ICT Components in World Bank Education Projects. WashingtonDC: infoDev/ WorldBank.Roblyer, M.D.,Doering A.H. Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching. (FifthEdition)Anderson, J. (2010). ICT Transforming Education – A Regional Guide. UNESCO,Bangkok. Retrieved on October 27th fromhttp://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001892/189216e.pdfMinistry of Education of Trinidad and Tobago. Policy for Information andCommunication Technology- Pol. No. 01. Issue Date: 30/09/05

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