Overview for Education and Information Technology Challanges
Followed traditionally. Advent of virtual classrooms and video-desktop technologies promises interesting possibilities of teaching and learning at anyplace, anytime and anywhere. Today, a shift in education is becoming evident where more responsibility is being placed on the individual for his or her learning, instead of solely on the teacher. Subsequently, the teacherâ€™s role is also changing. Education is becoming lifelong learning and training process, developing transferable skills and knowledge that can be applied to competitive markets, where knowledge and information is being traded as a commodity. Educational institutions around the world are being forced to compete globally, by engaging in entrepreneurial activities to sustain themselves in an uncertain and competitive world. Countries are no realizing the economic potential and value of technology in education. The digital technologies challenge conventional conceptions of both teaching and learning methods and materials and, by reconfiguring how teachers and learners gain access to knowledge, have radical implications for conventional teaching and learning processes. To meet these challenges, education systems must embrace and implement technology into their schools to produce citizens capable of living in the twenty first century where technology is encroaching more and more into everyday life.
D.S. Srivastava (Author)
Prof. D.S. Srivastava was born on July 28, 1947 in a village, Rasin, District Banda, U.P. After obtaining his Master Degree in Education with Gold Medal, he started his career as Head, Deptt. of Teacher Education, Atarra, Banda, in 1974. So far his academic concerns, twenty-two research scholars have been awarded Ph.D. degree till the date while twelve more are carrying their research work for doctoral degree in his guidance. He supervised more than hundred seventy dissertations. Besides more than three-dozen research papers in different journals of repute, twelve books on different dimensions of education go to his credit. His famous books are â€œEducational and Information and Communication Technologyâ€, â€œGoals and Purpose of Higher Educationâ€, â€œBharat Mein Shiksha ks Vikasâ€. He has also contributed to the field of Education as member of Research Journals-Perspectives in Psychologies Researches.
Sarita Kumari (Author)
Ms. Sarita was born in the family of academicians on June 30, 1978 in village Bijwara, District-Baghpat, U.P. She started her academic career at Bundelkhand University where she is working as a Lecturer at the Institute of Education. She has completed her M.A. in Hindi from Meerut University and B.Ed. and M.Ed. Degree from Bundelkhand University with Gold Medal.