More and more influences are felt at schools. Since ICT tools provide both pupils and teachers with more opportunities in adapting learning and teaching to individual necessities, society, forces schools aptly respond to this technical innovation. As Jobs says “technology is nothing” but if schools provide teachers with adequate ICT tools and if they ensure training courses on the
ICT based learning tools and its impact on students with visual Impairment Abstract In today’s world Information and Communication Technology is playing a vital role in the development of educational curriculum and also in teaching learning process. It supports the students to improve their knowledge and learning skills. It also finds its impact on special needs education. ICT based Assistive tools are widely used to support inclusive learning. In particular students with visual impairment can be benefited by various tools.
The study mainly focused on the roles of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) in education. Information communication technologies, currently have great influence on every phase of human life. They play prominent roles in educational sectors, work places, business areas and entertainments. Besides, virtually everybody sees ICTs as substance for change in all working conditions, teaching and learning approaches, handling and exchange of information, scientific research and in retrieving information. Consequently, this study highlights the roles of ICTs, the promises, limitations and the key challenges of incorporation to education systems.
THE STUDY ON EFFECTIVENESS OF ICT TOOLS AMONG STUDENTS IN VARIED SCHOOLS TO IMPROVE THEIR LISTENING SKILLS *P.Dinesh * J.Karthikeyan *Research scholar- English, Department of English, VIT University, Vellore-632014 **Assistant professor senior in English, VIT University, Vellore-632014 Abstract: Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has become the common tool for all aspect of life and its impact on Education is a very high in recent days. Gen-x and Gen-z Students are exposed modern technical gadgets and use various types of ICT and visual culture media outside the classroom. This paper is an attempt to disclose the need for English language teachers to equip their classroom with ICT tools to avoid generation gap. It also discusses the importance of using ICT effectively in the classroom there by making the students play an active role in the English language learning. Key words: ICT, Listening, tools, Schools, learners autonomy Introduction Technology has made high progress in the last few decades.
Advances in technology have brought instructional materials – especially the projected and electronic materials to the forefront as the most radical tools of attaining 21st century skills, globalization and social development, which have affected the classroom teaching learning situation positively (Apondi, 2015). In the same vein, Ghavifekr & Rosdy, (2015) conveyed that Integration of Information, Communication, and Technology (ICT) assists teachers to the global requirement to shift from traditional teaching methods with a technology-based teaching and learning tools and facilities As McDonald (2013) emphasized, teachers and educators should capitalize on this trend and should make use of technology for inducing an attitude change in the students which directing towards their study habits and intellectual growth. However, just adding a technology tool to a traditional teaching has not produced more effective instruction and doesn't provide much benefit. For effective use of technology in the classroom, teachers have to use it in a way; students are involved in the activity. Besides, as technology assists the teachers to make their teaching materials they get less reluctant to utilize technology (Sabzian, Gilakjani, Sodouri, 2013).
1.0 Introduction This article is designed to through some light in the current era of information and communication technologies importance in the education sector. ICT as a term includes a variety of hardware, software and telecommunications technologies that expedite communication and sharing of data across boundaries. ICT has become essential part of education in the modern past due to the increased usage of internet by the parent and children. One of the most advantage of ICT is, it can reach the target audience with in no time and can be accessed 24 hours. The teachers also find it easy to give homework or assignment through a shared internet based space as the learners can access it from anywhere any time.
Objectives for including ICT in curriculum are developing basic knowledge, skills and concepts; creating communicating and collaborating; thinking critically and creatively; understanding social and personal impact of ICT. Technological skills are needed for improvements in quality of education, work and leisure. ICT performs the function of integrating teaching into the learning process. But a major problem is that schools lack the financial resources to purchase and update hardware. (Carr, 2007, pp.
New ICT have a very large potential for teacher education in larger quantity and better quality. A combination of old ICT to widen coverage and access and new ICT to provide interactivity is supposed to be cost-effective for teacher education. If a nationwide network of community learning centers equipped with computer laboratories with broadband access and trained staff to access online distance learning and to provide tutoring support could be set up in developing countries until a computer is available at home, there are possibilities for these countries to take advantage of the benefits of e-learning mentioned
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.
However the influence of ICT, especially internet (open source tool) cannot be ignored in our student‘s lives. So, the learning activities should be reoriented and reformulated, from the physical source centered to the open source ones. Also ICT is important to contrivance the principle of life-long learning / education, to proliferation a variety of educational services and medium / method, to promote equal chances to obtain education and information, To develop a system of collecting and distributing educational information, To promote technology literacy of all citizens, especially for students, To develop distance education with national contents.to promote the culture of learning at school (development of learning skills, expansion of optional education, open source of education, etc.) and To promote the culture of learning at school (development of learning skills, development of optional education, open source of education, (Meenakshi, 2013) Basically, it’s a central tool that maintenances teaching and learning at all stages of education and across all parts of the curriculum. As well as it can also help to improve reaching levels, inspire creative thinking and