They are promoting changes in the working conditions, handling and exchanging of information, teaching-learning approaches and so on. The impact of ICTs is so significant in education, this shows that ICTs are making major differences in the teaching approaches and the ways students are learning. ICTs-enhanced learning atmosphere promotes active, collaborative, creative, integrative and evaluative learning as a great advantage over the traditional method. Finally, the study concludes that despite some limitations and disadvantages of ICTs, it is still believed that ICTs are beneficial because there is a consensus that development of any country depends on the quality of education offered to its citizens. Computer and the internet are especially useful to promote student engagement in learning and positively impact students’ performance and achievement.
The development of network technology also allows people who can not enter the school to acquire the necessary knowledge. ICT may function as a facilitator of active learning and higher-order thinking (Alexander, 1999). The advantages of ICT play a variety of functions such as learning flexibility rich content, learning styles, multiple senses to mobilize people to participate in learning activities, thus greatly improving the learning outcomes. Although the use of ICT injected fresh vitality in learning style of social, but there are still many problems such as lack of interaction between people, especially students and teachers in primary and secondary school. Though the person can take the opportunity to communicate with their peers
THE PROBLEM AND ITS SETTING Introduction The use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is becoming an essential part of education. The integration of ICT in both the teaching and learning processes is one of the most viable solutions towards educational reform. Teacher’s capability in the utilization of modern technology plays a vital role in teaching and learning processes. The modern media technology when utilized in the classroom has of significant effect to the achievement of the desired students learning competencies (Bingcang, 2015). In addition, research shows that adopting and using ICT in schools leads to significant expansion of education and pedagogical outcome which are beneficial to both teachers and students.
At early stages, the Information Technology was the single most dominant notion in terms of economic development and growth. However, despite the fact that IT expansion created significant economic opportunities, keeping it as discrete sector was not in economic terms wise and as such, emerged the significance of increasing communication technologies as well as information processing technologies – a shift from IT to ICT. Following was the intense placement of large volumes of investment to entice and stimulate all possible means of ICT infrastructure and development. Today, the result is clear, ICT shapes every aspect of our lives and is paradoxically taking on a hitherto unseen dimensions whereby communication technologies are becoming forces of social change – bringing the virtual and physical worlds more closer than ever before in a more dynamic fashion. Considering the rapid evolution of ICT and government policies and strategies in place, the future of ICT is promising at large in every imaginable sector and
Analysis Information Communication Technology (ICT) has tremendously helped in improving the health delivery system. It has become an inevitable part of the health sector. It has opened up new avenues in the health sector. Pros of ICT in the Health Sector • ICT has improved the information flow and made health information more accessible to the public. Today large amounts of user friendly data are available which can keep people well informed about diseases and their cure.