Computer as an Educational Aids ES-318 Block-5 A Presentation by Sanjaya Mishra,  PhD STRIDE, IGNOU
Objectives <ul><li>After this session, you should be able to: </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the components of a computer and ...
Computers <ul><li>Input Devices </li></ul><ul><li>Output Devices </li></ul><ul><li>Processing Unit (CPU) </li></ul><ul><li...
Capabilities <ul><li>High processing speed </li></ul><ul><li>Store huge amount of data in different formats </li></ul><ul>...
Computers in Education CD ROMs Websites Online databases Email Mailing lists Discussion forums Chat rooms Instant messagin...
Advantages <ul><li>Learner control, caters to special needs </li></ul><ul><li>Record keeping, storing data </li></ul><ul><...
Uses/ Applications <ul><li>As a teaching tool </li></ul><ul><li>Self learning </li></ul><ul><li>Educational administration...
Forms of Computer Use <ul><li>Computer Assisted Learning (CAL) </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Managed Learning (CML) </li></ul...
Instructional Approaches <ul><li>Drill and Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Tutorial </li></ul><ul><li>Testing/ Quiz-based </li>...
Learning  from ,  in  &  with  Computers <ul><li>Self-paced, inquiry-based </li></ul><ul><li>Learning in computer-based en...
Computer in Distance Education <ul><li>Information processing: use computer to perform a task and learn </li></ul><ul><li>...
Your Roles/Questions <ul><li>How to use computers for distance education? </li></ul><ul><li>How to use computer’s capabili...
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ES-318: Computer As Educational Aids

  1. 1. Computer as an Educational Aids ES-318 Block-5 A Presentation by Sanjaya Mishra, PhD STRIDE, IGNOU
  2. 2. Objectives <ul><li>After this session, you should be able to: </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the components of a computer and describe its capabilities; </li></ul><ul><li>Explain various uses of computer in education in general and distance education in particular; and </li></ul><ul><li>List various applications of computers as educational aids. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Computers <ul><li>Input Devices </li></ul><ul><li>Output Devices </li></ul><ul><li>Processing Unit (CPU) </li></ul><ul><li>Hardware and Software </li></ul><ul><li>Have now become a common tool in almost all walks of life </li></ul>
  4. 4. Capabilities <ul><li>High processing speed </li></ul><ul><li>Store huge amount of data in different formats </li></ul><ul><li>Now it is also portable, e.g. laptops </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>User-friendly and easy to operate </li></ul>
  5. 5. Computers in Education CD ROMs Websites Online databases Email Mailing lists Discussion forums Chat rooms Instant messaging Video conferencing Word Processing Presentation of Graphics Statistical analyses Programming Resources Communication Tools
  6. 6. Advantages <ul><li>Learner control, caters to special needs </li></ul><ul><li>Record keeping, storing data </li></ul><ul><li>Manage variety of data types: text, graphics, audio, video </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate, express </li></ul>
  7. 7. Uses/ Applications <ul><li>As a teaching tool </li></ul><ul><li>Self learning </li></ul><ul><li>Educational administration </li></ul>
  8. 8. Forms of Computer Use <ul><li>Computer Assisted Learning (CAL) </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Managed Learning (CML) </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Assisted/Aided Instruction (CAI) </li></ul><ul><li>Computer-Based Training (CBT) </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia </li></ul><ul><li>World Wide Web/ e-learning </li></ul>
  9. 9. Instructional Approaches <ul><li>Drill and Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Tutorial </li></ul><ul><li>Testing/ Quiz-based </li></ul><ul><li>Discovery learning </li></ul><ul><li>Simulation </li></ul><ul><li>Inquiry/ search </li></ul><ul><li>Dialogue/ interaction </li></ul>
  10. 10. Learning from , in & with Computers <ul><li>Self-paced, inquiry-based </li></ul><ul><li>Learning in computer-based environment; may be teacher use PowerPoint </li></ul><ul><li>Learning with computers, when the learner is engaged in some activities using computers to unleash his/her creativity </li></ul>
  11. 11. Computer in Distance Education <ul><li>Information processing: use computer to perform a task and learn </li></ul><ul><li>Interaction: with computer and learn from the resources it carry </li></ul><ul><li>Communication: with others and share ideas and learn from them </li></ul>
  12. 12. Your Roles/Questions <ul><li>How to use computers for distance education? </li></ul><ul><li>How to use computer’s capabilities effectively for student support? </li></ul><ul><li>What skills are required to teach? </li></ul><ul><li>Should I know programming? </li></ul><ul><li>Where should I begin? </li></ul>

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