ICT In English Education

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Communication is basically has improved and evolved in order to facilitate our daily activities. In this new era, everything that is related to communication utilizes technology to distribute information to a various range of audience. Information can also be sent out in such ways. Technology has introduced us to the invention of cellular phones, television and other electronic devices which are important to us for communication purpose. In line with those inventions, in Malaysia itself the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in education is inevitable. It is important for students to prepare for information society as nowadays, it is argued that the labour market requires ICT skills. The Prime Minister of Malaysia has announced…show more content…
It is believed that teaching is a multifaceted process and it also requires educators with different kind of expert knowledge. The teaching of an English classroom cannot be done by only with the textbook. Teachers are also needed to understand in order to integrate technology effectively in classrooms. It is undeniably that ICT gives benefits on students’ attainments in learning English and English lessons that being delivered with ICT are able to produce successful lessons. Based on the findings of the articles, authors found out that teachers and other school staffs have their own way in promoting ICT integrated English teaching in schools. Majority of the teachers is having a positive perception about ICT integrated English lessons. However, teacher’s usage level of ICT is not very encouraging as they rarely use ICT for finding information online, preparing Powerpoint presentations and reading. Teachers do not realize about the advantages of ICT…show more content…
It is worth emphasizing that ICT activity may cause some changes in the teacher’s activity as well as the students. Somehow, there might be issues that need to be considered to implement the integrating of ICT in teaching and learning process. It must be completely good if teachers can fully utilize whatever resources that is available in order to give benefits to students. All the limitations that might be faces are good if it be taken as a challenge and not the reason to not giving the best. ICT integration in teaching and learning process in Malaysia might not be fully developed as compared to the other developed countries but it is good that we already in the effort to make things
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