IMPACT OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES IN EDUCATION (ICT)

Authors

  • Kiran Dalal Lecturer in School Education Department Haryana

Keywords:

ICT, Learning, Achievement, Students, Teachers, Abilities, Challenges

Abstract

Information and communication technologies (ICT) can be defined as the use of hardware and software for efficient management of information. ICTs can empower teachers and learners, transforming teaching and learning processes from being highly teacher-dominated to student-centered, and that this transformation will result in increased learning gains for students, creating and allowing for opportunities for learners to develop their creativity, problem-solving abilities, informational reasoning skills, communication skills, and other higher-order thinking skills .In this study the performance of the students were found considerably improved  by the use of ICT. The results indicate that the technical resources for using ICT at school are very good. The research was a descriptive survey. A considerable improvement of 18.4% was achieved.  An increase in student’s achievements especially in terms of knowledge, comprehension, practical skill and presentation skill in subject areas such as mathematics, science and social study was clearly visible. Through ICT, images can easily be used in teaching and improving the retentive memory of students, teachers can easily explain complex instructions and ensure students comprehension and teachers are able to create interactive classes and make the lessons more enjoyable, which could improve student attendance and concentration. The integration of ICT into education highly rewarding as it may be, but can face a number of challenges which need to be addressed in an effective way.

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Additional Files

Published

15-07-2016

How to Cite

Kiran Dalal. (2016). IMPACT OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES IN EDUCATION (ICT). International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 2(7). Retrieved from https://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/334