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ERIC Number: EJ898000
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Apr
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 24
ISSN: ISSN-1303-6521
Application of ICTS in Teaching and Learning at University Level: The Case of Shahid Beheshti University
Vajargah, Kourosh Fathi; Jahani, Sheida; Azadmanesh, Nahid
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, v9 n2 p33-39 Apr 2010
Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are a diverse set of technological tools and resources used for creating, storing, managing and communicating information. For educational purposes, ICTs can be used to support teaching and learning as well as research activities including collaborative learning and inquiring. One of the main applications of the ICTs in higher education is teaching and learning based on these new technologies. This research is concentrated on the obstacles, facilitators, and the risks of using these technologies in teaching and learning in higher education. The main purpose of this research is to answer the question: in which fields and to what extent there are obstacles, facilitators and the risks in using ICT in teaching and learning at university level? This research was conducted at the National University of Iran, the second largest university in the country. The research population consists of the university academics and students. A questionnaire has been administrated for collecting the data. The main results are reported based on the following: (1) The possible domains of using ICT in curriculum decision-making in higher education; (2) Obstacles of using ICT in curriculum development at university leve; (3) Facilitating factors and essential supports needed for application of ICT in curriculum development of higher education; (4) Advantages and disadvantages of using ICT for curricular activities at university level. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Iran