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Basic idea on ict in education

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Basic idea on ict in education

  1. 1. ICTabled Education ICTBasic Concept on in Education Presented by: Prakash Neupane www.prakashneupane.com.np nprkshn@gmail.com
  2. 2. Engaging today’s studentsmeans tapping into what is important to them. ICTabled Education
  3. 3. We have a responsibility to prepare them for their future, Not our past ICTabled Education
  4. 4. Today’s students are Digital Natives (Marc Prensky)Visual learnersMulti-taskersShort attention spansUse technology to express themselvesInformation analystsContent producersReal-time learners - instant messages, text messages ICTabled Education
  5. 5. Technology allows learners get their informationWhen they wantHow they wantWhere ever they want ICTabled Education
  6. 6. ICT (definition) ICT (Information and Communications Technology) “They are the computing and communications facilities and features that variously support teaching, learning and a range of activities in education.” http://www.kented.org.uk/NGfL/ict/definition.htm Hardware: SoftwareLaptops, CPUs, printers, Text editors, databases, e-digital mails, spreadsheets, Internet, browscameras, projectors and ers, edu software, etc.audio, etc. ICTabled Education
  7. 7. Why ICT in Education?The rapidly growing usage of technology in todays world is pushingteachers to consider the integration of ICT into the classroom.ICT can be used as a tool for motivating students to learn in a different way.ICT can be effective and efficient.ICT gives learners immediate access to richer source materials.It can be dynamic and interactive. ICTabled Education
  8. 8. Benefits & shortcomings of ICT Benefits ShortcomesRepetition of activities IT skills as prerequisiteIndividual and collaborative work System failureMotivation Software familiarisationInteractivity Careful lesson planningMultimedia Computer phobiaAdquisition of IT skills Integration problemsFlexibility Level quality of languageAuthenticity ContentFun ICTabled Education ICT into the classroom Integrating
  9. 9. Common Toolse-Mail Social Networks Web 1.0Chat/ Instant Messaging Real Time collaborative Writing/EditingForums Concept Mapping Web 2.0Blogs Project ManagementMicro-Blogs Web Conferencing/Meeting/ WebinarsWikisPolls ICTabled Education Integrating ICT into the classroom
  10. 10. e-MailElectronic mailSimplest way of communicationBasic way for collaborationCan be used for oInformation sharing oAssignment submission oThreaded discussions/brainstorming on idea oAdministration and Communication ICTabled Education
  11. 11. Chat/ Instant MessagingReal-time/instant direct communicationTwo or more participantsBrainstorming and discussions Questions paper setting, Decision Making ICTabled Education
  12. 12. Discussion BoardsTopic and repliesCan be used forBrainstorming, Discussions,Assignment Submissions,Question and AnswersCan be created bystudents and faculty can monitor andinterveneBeing recoded allows to makecontent public – works as Repository ICTabled Education
  13. 13. Blogs A Web site on which an individual orgroup of users shareopinions, information, etc. on a regularbasisCan be used for oClass website – teachers only permission o Share best practices, experiences, course material apart from text books oDiscussions and questions/answers Your good blog post (interpretation ofcertain concept) may help otherclass/school students also ICTabled Education
  14. 14. Micro Blogs Share links, status, information with students, teachers140 characters limitStatusNet - Affero General Public License, Twitter ICTabled Education
  15. 15. WikisA website allowing creation and editing of anynumber of interlinked web pages via a web browserSimplified mark-up language or WYSIWYG editorHistory of edits is maintainedCan be used for oCollaborative content creation and sharing oSummary of classroom activities by teacher with the help from students For start – Information of plants in school campus MediaWiki – General Public License ICTabled Education
  16. 16. PollsPolls for consensus building/DecisionmakingDecision on shall we go on trip? and alsoon shall we conduct test on this Friday? (ifthey say No do it!) ICTabled Education
  17. 17. Social NetworksWeb-based services that allow users toCreate profile, connect other users and Sharetext, images, videosEnables interactionsFeatures like blogs, groups, forumsCan be used to oShare resources oConnect students and teachers oCreate groups for subjectsPowerful than just blogs or discussionforumsElgg and BuddyPress – General PublicLicense, facebook, orkut, google plus ICTabled Education
  18. 18. Real Time Collaborative WritingA software that allows several people to write/edit same document in realtimeVisualize many students writing on same slateCan be used oTo Prepare documents, presentations oTo set question papersEtherpad – various parts under Apache, GPL, BSD, LGPL ICTabled Education
  19. 19. Concpet MappingA concept map is a diagram showing therelationships among conceptsCollaborative creation of concept mapsCan be used oFor assessing students in concepts oCreating content collaborativelyXMind – Lesser General Public Licenseand Eclipse Public License ICTabled Education
  20. 20. Project ManagementSoftware to manage group projectsAllows oResource management oTask management oMilestones and calendering oTime tracking oDocument managementCan used oFor group projects oFor assessmentCollabtive and Project.Net - General Public License ICTabled Education
  21. 21. Web ConferencingA web based application for conferencing/MeetingAllows oVideo Conferencing oChat oWhiteboard writing/drawingCan be used oFor remote assistance to students oFor Conducting MeetingsOpenMeeting - Eclipse Public License ICTabled Education
  22. 22. Technology is changingImpossible to keep up with it.Skills learned today will be irrelevant in the near future.Focus less on the technology skill.Focus more on the 21st century skill ICTabled Education
  23. 23. Impacting the Classroom With Web 2.0 Tools How? ICTabled Education
  24. 24. Create your own Personal Learning NetworkHow can web 2.0 tools help you become a better teacher?How can you work smarter not harder?How can you feel connected to teachers with similarissues, feelings, worries, struggles?Get a Network! ICTabled Education
  25. 25. This type of Network ? ICTabled Education
  26. 26. Professional Network ICTabled Education
  27. 27. Start Your Professional Learning NetworkJoin a professional social network. I belong to Classroom 2.0 (Ning) and theDiscovery Educator’s Network (Discovery Education)(http://socialnetworksined.wikispaces.com/).Find 3-5 Blogs (Google Blogs) you like and subscribe to them using RSSfeeds or Google Reader.Join a microblogging network like Twitter or Plurk.•Participate-Become a part of the conversation. Classroom 2.0 Ning http://www.classroom20.com/ A great place for building contacts with other educators who are interested in using Web 2.0 tools. A weekly live show on Saturdays gives members a chance to communicate and learn together. ISTE Ning http://www.iste-community.org A new Ning created by ISTE to promote communication among ISTE members. Special Interest Groups for Tech Coordinators, 1:1 and more give an opportunity for focused conversations. ICTabled Education
  28. 28. What will you should do from today?Build Digital LiteracyUse the right tool for the jobUse the tools to communicate more effectivelyCreate learning networks for teachers and studentsProvide learning whatever, whenever, whereverProvide opportunities beyond the classroom ICTabled Education
  29. 29. What is Performance ? Teachers Students Tools available Sites availableP(erformance)= p(otential) – i(nterference) Poor filtration policies Administrators Time limitations Poor communications Limited understanding ICTabled Education
  30. 30. Educators must get over the idea thattechnology will replace them. Any teacher that canbe replaced by a computer absolutely deserves tobe, because they just do not get it. IanJukes ICTabled Education
  31. 31. References•FOSS Tools for Collaboration in Education [Prakash B. Pimpale,StaffScientist,KBCS, CDAC Mumbai]•Changing Education with Web 2.0 Tools [Cindy Wright,Instructional TechnologySpecialist,Columbus City Schools] ICTabled Education
  32. 32. Thank you !! Prakash Neupane 9801083301nprakashneupane.@gmail.com|nprksh n@gmail.com www.prakshneupane.com.np ICTabled Education

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