The AICTE talks a great deal of ICT in education. What is ICT in education?
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in education is the mode of education that use information and communications technology to support, enhance, and optimise the delivery of information. Various devices/technology in ICT includes:
- Access of course materials through remote devices,
- Online digital repositories for lectures, course materials, and digital library,
- Online/ cloud based academic management systems,
- Employing the flipped classroom concept,
- Making use of handheld computers, tablet computers, audio players, projector devices etc.
Policy ‐makers accepts that ICT in education can help the students to compete in the global economy by being part of a skilled workforce and facilitate social mobility by:
- Enhancing learning experiences and providing new sets of skills,
- Reaching more students with Massive Open Online Courses(MOOCs),
- Facilitating the training of faculties,
- Minimising costs and saving time associated with information delivery and automating regular day-to-day tasks,
- Improving the administration of institutions to enhance the quality and efficiency of service delivery.