ICT AND ITS TOOLS• ICT STANDS FOR INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY• ICT IS AN UMBRELLA TERM THAT INCLUDES ANY COMMUNICATION DEVICE OR APPLICATION ENCOMPASSING RADIO,TV,CELLULAR PHONES,COMPUTER NETWORK,HARDWARE,SOFTWARE AND SATELITE SYSTEM….AND VARIOUS SERVICES ASSOCIATED WITH THEM e.g video conferencing and distance learning
TRADITIONAL ICT & MODREN ICT.Printed media; textbooks, .Digital video cameraResource books,journals, pc,laptop,notebookNews .application software;.Verbal information;Ideas word processing,spreadsheets…Exchanged with peers, .multimedia,webcam.digitalTeachers,parents,&other libraries,email,www,virtualMembers of society classrooms hypermedia,.Graphical material;pics, hypertext etc…Charts,maps,diagrams,Posters,&cartoons.Three dimentional material;Speciman,pupperty,model.Audio visual hardware;radio,Tv,slide &overhead projectorsMotion pics,tape recorder&VCR
What is education technology?• According toDES working party uk; “educational technology is the development,application&evaluation of systems,techniques& aids in the field of human learning(1979)• What are ict tools?• Tools that are used for communicating information to others• There are two types of instructional aids
Multimediamultimedia is the integration of multiple forms of media.This includes text, graphics, audio, video, etc,ORUsing more than one medium of expression or communicationORthe integration of text, graphics, animation, sound, and/or video
Multimedia activities encourage students to work in groups, express their knowledge in multiple ways, solve problems, revise their own work, and constructknowledge, explain difficult concepts, inspire creativity, andhave fun,. The advantages of integrating multimedia in the classroom are many. Through participation in multimedia activities, students can learn:
• Real-world skills related to technology• The value of teamwork• Effective collaboration techniques• The impact and importance of different media• The challenges of communicating to different audiences• How to present information in compelling ways• Techniques for synthesizing and analyzing complex content• The importance of research, planning, and organization skills• The significance of presentation and speaking skills• How to accept and provide constructive feedback• How to express their ideas creatively• Constraints in the use of multimedia….• Technological resources, both hardware and software• Technological skills, for both the students and teacher• Time required to plan, design, develop, and evaluate multimedia activities
Definition; closed-circuit television: a system which sends television signals to a limited number of screens• Tv sets are fixed in different classrooms• Programmes are telecast through different local network centers• Programmes are telecast through cable operators• Programmes are also live telecast
Use and significance of cctv• Use and significance of cctv• Students are access with those programmes that are helpful in their learning• Locally developed cctv programmes help the subject teachers of a particular school or schools to join hands for best instructional output• It is also helpful in multigrade system• The use of cctv can help in extending the range of the classrooms activities from a single room to many as a result students of other
Skype in the classroom is a free global community that invitesteachers to collaborate on classroom projects where they might use Skype, and share skills and inspiration around specific teaching needs.• Teachers all over the world are using Skype to make learning more exciting and memorable. Its easy to see why: Skype offers an immediate way to help students discover new cultures, languages and ideas, all without leaving the classroom.• Skype in the classroom brings together a community of people and information to save teachers time and help them make the most of Skype and the international teaching community.
internet• A means of connecting a computer to any other computer anywhere in the world via dedicated routers and servers. When two computers are connected over the Internet, they can send and receive all kinds of information such as text, graphics, voice, video, and computer programs.• Internet is used for,,,,,• Communication and collaboration• Research• Real-time data collection• Web publishing
THE BENEFITS OF USING INTERNET IN THE CLASSROOM.The Internet expands classroom resources, it brings information, data, images, and computer software into the classroom from other places.. With Internet we can make contact with people over the world possible, adding into the classroom experts of each area, new and old friends, and colleagues in education.A motivator for students can be the use of networks
Search engines..• Twitter (www.twitter.com) Twitter is a very useful high-order thinking tool, as learners have to summarise and discuss concepts as succinctly as possible. Educators are able to share links to insightful content, interact with their students.• Edmodo (www.edmodo.com) The Edmodo platform allows teachers and learners to post classroom material, share links to interesting content and videos, as well as access homework and school notices.
• Slideshare (www.slideshare.net) this presentation- sharing platform• YouTube (www.youtube.com) One of the best ways to engage learners of all ages is through the use of video content• Teachers Say Internet Improves Quality of Education• More than eight out of ten teachers (84 percent) believe that computers and access to the Internet improve the quality of education, according to a survey by education technology nonprofit NetDay, and 75 percent of teachers said the Internet is an important tool for finding new resources to meet new standards.• The Internet motivates your students• provides teachers with free (or low cost) materials•• The Internet can bring schools and communities closer together