Technology In Teaching And Learning

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One of the most challenging professions in our society today would be teaching. This is because as the time goes by our society are exposed to the expansion of the rapidly changing development in knowledge especially in the technology and the digital literacy. Technology grows rather fast and before you know it everything has been upgraded to its latest development. Moreover, in short of time, technology has become the foundation in the basic building blocks of a modern and tech-savvy society. In fact, many countries now regard understanding of technology and mastering its basic concepts or in another word, digital literacy skills as part of the central of education. Viewers and advocates of ICT suggest that our use of increasingly sophisticated…show more content…
Nonetheless, the outcome of ICT in teaching and learning is not yet fully established as the technology will continue to develop thus especially teachers must be ready with skills that can help them to adapt to the progression of the new technology with ease. According to Mbwesa, (2003) state that yet the essential to equip students for the information era is an ongoing educational theme globally as current students are to devote their career life in a very high technology, challenging, competitive and dynamic technological…show more content…
This puts weight on transmission of learning. Transmission of learning talk about the extent to which performance in one situation such as multimedia lesson is reflected in another situation such as working on the occupation or in a following lesson (Allessi & Trollip, 2001). Teaching is frequently a precursor to apply or practice that knowledge in the actual world for students in the classrooms. Thus, today’s teachers are challenged with formulating applicable pedagogical approaches for integrating technology into their classrooms with the purpose to prepare students for the demands of a world where digital technology has become progressively ubiquitous. It is worth mentioning a warning here about the challenge of shifting understanding away from inexplicit articulations toward meaningful praxis; in other words, there is “the notion that the students and teachers might be distracted by the ‘bells and whistles’ of the technology and be less focused on the achievement of expectations or evidence of critical thinking” (Beggs,Shields, Telfer, & Bernard,
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