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ERIC Number: EJ1101729
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0973-0559
Integrating Digital Technologies in Teaching Learning Process
Nagarajan, R.; Velmanirajan, K.; Kanna, K. Sankesh
Journal of Educational Technology, v10 n3 p1-5 Oct-Dec 2013
India has made impressive strides in the application of information and communication technology in recent years and this has reflected in a vibrant and fast growing economy. It is now an acknowledged world leader in the knowledge industry. In this paper an attempt is made to highlight the role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in teacher education. A brief introduction to ICT, and the role of ICT in teacher education is herewith presented. Some suggestive ideas for designing the teacher education course are also presented. ICT is a generic term referring to technologies, which are being used for collecting, storing, editing and passing on information in various forms. Information and Communications Technologies are one of the major contemporary factors shaping the global economy and producing rapid changes in society. Research and evaluation indicate that exposure to ICTs has really changed the lives of lecturers and students in tremendous and positive ways. The teacher training institute is providing the teachers of the future and National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) assumes that teachers are the new figures in arranging learning process. At the degree level an entire paper on ICT titled "Educational Technology and Computer Education" is offered to the students.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: India
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