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ERIC Number: EJ919330
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Dec
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 26
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0816-9020
Getting There: Teacher Experiences in Applying ICT In Rural and Remote Education
Shaw, Greg
Australian Educational Computing, v25 n2 p17-21 Dec 2010
The application of ICT in education in rural and remote contexts is rapidly evolving and is actively being pursued as a solution to educational issues. ICT in education involves technological as well as pedagogical and social dimensions. This paper examines approaches being taken in developing ICT usage in Northern Territory schools for teaching and learning. It covers both technological and pedagogical issues. It discusses issues of access, professional development, leadership and support. It discusses how teachers in three schools are applying computer-based technology in their classes. The paper highlights the need for teacher professional development, the need for high-speed broadband access for effective application of ICT in rural and remote education and for the sustainability of infrastructure and practices.
Australian Council for Computers in Education. P.O. Box 1255, Belconnen, ACT 2616, Australia. Tel: +61-3-9349-3733; Fax: +61-3-9349-5356; Web site: http://www.acce.edu.au
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia