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ERIC Number: EJ1044189
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Oct
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-1302-6488
The Role of ICT in Open and Distance Education
Rahman, Habibur
Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, v15 n4 p162-169 Oct 2014
Open and distance learning is getting more dependent on information and communication technology (ICT) and has been playing an important role in the delivery strategies of distance learning. With the advancement in technology in the field education has introduces variety of new techniques for educators and learners to enhance knowledge. Educational technologies (information and communication technology) are replacing direct teacher-student interaction. Anything that helps distance learners to communicate: learner with instructor, learner with learner and learner with the learning materials may be term as information technology. Technological advancements especially in the area of ICT allow teachers to employ various strategies that could actively engage student's interest. This paper focuses the role of information and communication technologies (ICT) in open and distance education. This study also explores technology-based media which is very important for distance learners.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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