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Dr. Lalit Kishore
What are ICTs? 
Information and Communication Technologies 
(ICTs) are generally viewed a collection of 
technological to...
Components
ICTs as a converged network 
ICTs are also viewed as a 
convergence of audio-visual or 
multimedia and telephone 
network...
Creating unified access for instruction
Significance of ICTs in teaching 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT) 
is here and there is no escape from it...
Constituents of ICT 
ICT includes 
computers 
computer networking 
Internet 
intranet 
peripheral devices 
 multimed...
Appropriate use 
 The creative and judicious use of use of Information 
and Communications Technology (ICT) in education ...
Training in ICT use for teachers 
Recognizing the learning support role for ICT in school 
curriculum, there is a need of ...
Teacher guides on hardware, software 
and supplementary materials 
Ability to evaluate appropriateness of pedagogical 
so...
ICT and student readiness 
Skills to use a range of ICT tools in a relevant 
curriculum context 
Using ICTs in the attainm...
Teacher readiness 
Skills and knowledge in the potential uses of ICT to 
support learning. 
Proficiency in use of ICT re...
Striking a balance with social and cognitive skills
Final word 
Different ITCs should be used in a 
balanced combination rather than one of 
them as the sole delivery for sc...
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Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for classroom instruction at School Level

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The presentation describes ICTs from different view points and talks about the convergence, balance, readiness as for use for classroom instruction. Significance and ethical use of ICTs has been projected.

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Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for classroom instruction at School Level

  1. 1. Dr. Lalit Kishore
  2. 2. What are ICTs? Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are generally viewed a collection of technological tools and instructional resources used to communicate as well as design, develop, disseminate and manage information. Thus, ICTs include computers, mobiles, tablets, the Internet, broadcasting technologies like radio, wi-fi, pod-casting, television, etc.
  3. 3. Components
  4. 4. ICTs as a converged network ICTs are also viewed as a convergence of audio-visual or multimedia and telephone networks with computer networks through a single cabling or link system for digitised information’s distribution and management.
  5. 5. Creating unified access for instruction
  6. 6. Significance of ICTs in teaching Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is here and there is no escape from it. Modern digital technological skills have assumed an important role for advancement in education, school work, home work and leisure right from childhood now. ICT has a set of powerful tools to support children’s learning.
  7. 7. Constituents of ICT ICT includes computers computer networking Internet intranet peripheral devices  multimedia instruction-assistive software
  8. 8. Appropriate use  The creative and judicious use of use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in education can make teaching effective and enhance learning. By integrating ICT into the teaching and learning process can provide children with opportunities to use modern technology to enhance their learning in all subjects
  9. 9. Training in ICT use for teachers Recognizing the learning support role for ICT in school curriculum, there is a need of  Training of teachers in ICTs Providing general and ethical guidelines for ICTs use Acquisition of skills for relevant and adequate use in classroom Creation of contextualized software
  10. 10. Teacher guides on hardware, software and supplementary materials Ability to evaluate appropriateness of pedagogical software Specifications of hardware Website creation and evaluation standards Handbooks for subject-specific guidelines for the use of ICT by teachers Plans to create support materials
  11. 11. ICT and student readiness Skills to use a range of ICT tools in a relevant curriculum context Using ICTs in the attainment of prescribed learning levels Developing students’ understanding and practice of the safe use of ICT Enabling students to use ICT to support independent learning • to support the development of the child’s social skills through cooperative learning and problem-solving.
  12. 12. Teacher readiness Skills and knowledge in the potential uses of ICT to support learning. Proficiency in use of ICT resources to support the course content transaction Integrating ICT to transform the process of teaching Creating a balance between ICTs and other teaching aids as mutual support.
  13. 13. Striking a balance with social and cognitive skills
  14. 14. Final word Different ITCs should be used in a balanced combination rather than one of them as the sole delivery for school level classroom instruction without any compromise with sociological foundations and cognitive enhancement functions of education

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