Importance Of Ict For Lifelong Learning

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glanygonsalves@ymail.com
Ms. Glany G. Gonsalves
Nirmala Memorial Foundation College Of Education. Kandivali,(E). ICT for lifelong learning & literacy
"ICTfor lifelong learning &literacy includes all learning activity undertaken throughout life, with the aim of improving knowledge, skills and competences within a personal, civic, social and/or employment-related perspective". This includes all forms of learning: formal (courses and examinations), non-formal (without examinations) and informal (without either courses or examinations is lifelong learning. full-time and part-time programmes for older adults leading to qualifications; courses taken for vocational reasons or for love of the subject; courses leading (but not necessarily) to credits,
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skills and processes that support learning as a lifetime habit must be developed, ICT is both the problem and the solution to lifelong learning. It is an immense problem in the kinds of dis-benefits it brings. Information overload, lack of privacy, security concerns, and addictive behaviours are just some of the many dangers this technology brings. In addition there are significant costs attached to providing equitable access, training and support. However, the fact is that ICT is producing a major change in both the content and the processes of learning, such that we do not have the option of ignoring it. , ICT is both the problem and the solution to lifelong learning. It is an immense problem in the kinds of dis-benefits it brings. Information overload, lack of privacy, security concerns, and addictive behaviours are just some of the many dangers this technology brings. In addition there are significant costs attached to providing equitable access, training and support. However, the fact is that ICT is producing a major change in both the content and the processes of learning, such that we do not have the option of ignoring it. . ICT has a central role to play in this primarily because it is having such a profound effect on both the content and processes of learning: the move away from learning facts, the need for elearning skills and attitudes, the importance of student-centred learning and the opportunities for collaborative and interactive learning. Pre-service…show more content…
They are flexible, unconstrained by time and place, can be used on demand, and provide just-in-time education. They have the potential to offer synchronous as well as asynchronous learning opportunities. But, above all, if well prepared, they can pack a wealth of expertise and experience in efficient packages that can be modified and updated constantly in response to feedback, new demands, and varied contexts. Possibilities fall in a wide range of technologies, including videos, correspondence, Internet, and e-learning
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