Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Just share my arts!

Hey guys! I would like to share my arts.
I used Photoshop in making these arts.
Actually, I made these arts for some event in my Campus.
FYI, i like editing photo/making arts using Photoshop since I was in Junior High School.

I think my arts is not really good, so I need your comment for these arts. I'm still learning in making some arts.
Wanna see them? Just check it! :)

Thursday, 22 May 2014

The Role of ICT in Teaching and Learning: Past, Present and Future Perfect

To go back in time, the first commercial computer was launched only 60 years ago and the first microcomputers appeared in schools about 30 years later. Schools up to that time could mostly be described as traditional, having changed little from the learning institutions of 100 years or so previously. But these first microcomputers were beginning to bring about gradual change in classrooms as recorded in a UNESCO publication, Developing Computer Use in Education (1986). This time may be considered as a baseline; the beginning of the use of ICT in schools – termed theemerging stage.

To jump to the present, we see today the linking of computers across the world. The year 1996 may be remembered as the year that the Internet made its initial, far-reaching impact, on learning institutions and on much of the rest of human activity. Today’s web of computers and what we call ICT (Information and Communication Technologies)

Impact of ICTs on Learning & Achievement

Guiding Questions:
  1. How are ICTs actually being used in education?
  2. What do we know about the impact of ICTs on student learning?
  3. What do we know about the impact of ICTs on student motivation and engagement for learning?
Current knowledgebase
What we know, what we believe -- and what we don’t
  1. It is generally believed that ICTs can empower teachers and learners, promote change and foster the development of ‘21st century skills, but data to support these beliefs are still limitedThere is widespread belief that ICTs can and will empower teachers and learners, transforming teaching and learning processes from being highly teacher-dominated to student-centered, and that this transformation will result in increased learning gains for students, creating and allowing for opportunities for learners to develop their creativity, problem-solving abilities, informational reasoning skills, communication skills, and other higher-order thinking skills. However, there are currently very limited, unequivocally compelling data to support this belief.

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