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Course: Critical

understanding of
Information and
Communication
Technology

Unit 1. Understanding of ICT in


education
a) Concept of ICT and Principles of using ICT
in teaching learning process
b) Impact of ICT in education (impact of ICT
in social, cultural, economical)
c) Role of teacher (administrator, facilitator,
tutor, mentor, counselor, evaluator) in ICT
enabled education.
d) Issues and concerns related to ICT
Challenges (multiculturalism, pedagogical,
technological)
Legal and ethical issues in use of ICTHacking, Violation of Copyright, downside
of social networking sites

ICT
"Information and communications technology
(ICT) in education is the processing of
information and its communications facilities
and features that variously support teaching,
learning and a range of activities in
education.
"ICT implies the technology, which consists of
electronic devices and associated human
interactive materials that enable the user to
employ them for a wide range of teaching learning processes in addition to personal
use."

Principles of using ICT in teaching


learning process

Impact of ICT in education

impact of
ICT
Social

cultural

economical

Task 1
for
unit 1

one of the social


issues and
concerns by
surfing e
newsletters.
Discuss your
case in groups
using any mode
of online
discussion
forum.
Submit the
screenshots of
your group
discussion.

Objectives

1. To develop an understanding about issues


and concerns related to ICT.
2. To develop skills of surfing online resources
3. To develop skills of using online discussion
forums.

Learning activities:
Use any internet
browser i.e. Google
crome/ Firefox etc.
Surf online about
any case/news
related to issues
and concerns in use
of ICT

Select any one issue


and discuss about it
in groups using an
online discussion
forum.

Steps
Impact of ICT in education (impact of ICT in social,
cultural, economical)
Role of teacher (administrator, facilitator, tutor, mentor,
counselor, evaluator) in ICT enabled education.
Issues and concerns related to ICT
Challenges (multiculturalism, pedagogical,
technological)
Legal and ethical issues in use of ICT- Hacking,
Violation of Copyright, downside of social networking
sites
Make groups of students. Each group may
include 5-6 students.

Students will surf internet and decide one


topic ( Issues and concern related to ICT)
Eg. Plagiarism,
Internet addiction,
Health and safety,
Cyber bullying,
Economic sustainability,
Technological sustainability,
Copyrights
Hacking,

Surf e-news/case related to topic


Effective Internet surfing tips
Surfing skills
Various browsers
Various websites
Google page analysis
Bullion search

Online discussion forum


Purpose
Etiquettes
Various online discussion forum
How to start discussion and how to proceed
discussion
Precautions while doing online discussion
forum
How to do effective online discussion

Online discussion forum


Synchronous and asynchronous mode
eg. Groupspaces/ facebook/ blog/ google
group / chatzy.com, quicktopic.com

While doing discussion forum


Students will read the news/case
They will start discussion
They will surf internet for getting more
information, for getting clarification, for
knowing about some more relevant cases
They will give references (web links) wherever
necessary while discussing
They can add images, video if essential to
give justification

Group 1
http://
www.dnaindia.com/pune/report-two-phd-guides
-found-guilty-of-plagiarism-1966714
Topic: plagiarism
http://
www.quicktopic.com/52/H/iX9ea9FuByHJ2

Group 2
http://
indiatoday.intoday.in/story/three-rajasthan-university-teache
rs-accused-of-plagiarism-india-today/1/250540.html

Group 3

http://
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Ex-VC-of-DU-sent-to-jail-f
or-plagiarism-released/articleshow/45278628.cms

Group 4
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/thress
-scientists-caught-in-plagiarism-row-top-publisher-retracts-ar
ticle-after-14-years-2905907
/

Reflections
Write a note reflecting upon your
discussion with the group
(Approximately 300 words)

Submissions
First page: Introduction to topic in short, topic,
link, information about the discussion forum
which they used, references
Attach Screen shots of discussion forum as a
proof and state weblinks in the format (Link
retrieved on date and time)
Reflection

Thanks
!
Any questions?