Search results for: Information communication technologies (ICT)
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The article explores how the interrelated areas of policy contexts, new learning cultures and the consumption of information and information technology can be explored in the understanding, deployment of technology, and cyber studies. What takes place in online learning and teaching environments is shaped by the logics and practices of technologies and their role in the production of new consumer cultures.
Updated: Sep. 01, 2008
Developing Technology Together, Together: A Whole-School Metacognitive Approach to ICT Teacher Professional Development
Professional development of teachers in information and communication technology (ICT) continues to be an urgent educational imperative. While many teachers are integrating ICT (with varying degrees of confidence and creativity), a significant number still remain hesitant, reluctant and daunted by the rapid rate of technological change.
Updated: Jul. 14, 2008
An interview study was conducted in Flanders, Belgium, regarding Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) teachers training. The study focused on the content and format of the teacher training and to what extent is the training linked to schools policies. The results indicate ICT programs are not well developed and linked only partially to school policies.
Updated: Jun. 10, 2008
Two teacher educators collaborated on a project, facilitating the use of technology for English as Second Language students. Preservice teachers were asked to integrate teaching and technology and to design learning with digital media.
Updated: Mar. 24, 2008
The advantages and disadvantages of using ICT as a mediating artefact in classrooms compared to alternative tools
The article describes the conditions in which information and communication technology (ICT) may be advantageous over alternative tools of illustration. The main focus is the importance of context to the learning activity in which the teacher plays an important part.
Updated: Mar. 14, 2008
Innovation, research and professional development in higher education: Learning from our own experience
The article describes an action research study aimed at reflecting about teaching practices and establishing better connections and interdisciplinary relationships between teacher education courses. The study recommended greater use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) as tools to support the learning process and expand opportunities for learning and collaboration beyond classroom activities.
Updated: Feb. 05, 2008
When English teachers effectively integrate technology into their classrooms, however, they have the opportunity to positively engage students in the learning process. Considering the specific technology of weblogs, this article will explore the need for preservice teachers to construct a working pedagogy that includes the use of technology within the content area for teaching and learning.
Updated: Jan. 31, 2008