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Information and Communication

Technologies and Teaching


Profa. Girola Ercolino

How can you define information


and communication technologies?

Information and
Communication Technologies
Electronic media
create,
store,
retrieve
and
transmit information quickly and
in large quantities, combining
different types of codes in a
hypermedia
reality.
(Cabero,
2000).

Whats the role of ICT in your daily


life?
Tell me a negative and a positive
experience of your interaction
with ICT.

What is the impact of ICT on


society?

What is the impact of ICT on


society?

Digitalization of information,
multiple possibilities for storage,
transmission and reception.
CD, DVD, pen drives, external hard disk,
virtual hard disk (Cloud)

Internet growth,
access to the network at any level,
breaking the barriers of space and
time.
Changes in,
industrial production processes
management and organization of
services (banks, etc..)
Through the entertainment industry and
personal entertainment, to social media.

What is the impact of ICT on


society?
According to Pere Marqus (2000),
The major invention is Internet
It is more than a simply technology,
a means of
communication,
Interaction
social organization.
It is the foundation of a new society :
the network society.

What is the impact of ICT on


society?
The emergence
scenarios:

of

new

social

A new economy.
A new stage for social behavior.
New scenarios for social movements.
New scenarios for games.

Education must:
serve these new scenarios.
Be adapted to this changing society.
Should be focused on the arrival of a
third environment.
Changes in
the teachers role
the institution's role
the students role

What are some the roles of ICT in


the learning process?

What are some the roles of


ICT in the learning process?
To motivate
To bring reality closer
virtual worlds
To innovate
To inform
To make the teaching and
learning process democratic

Which are some the positive aspects


of using of ICT in the teaching and
learning process?

Students
Access to all kinds of information and
different materials.
Manage your own learning process.
Time
Flexible schedules
Break down barriers of space and time

Materials
To learn
Self evaluation
Critical thinking

Foster a closer relationship with the


teacher.
Foster fellowship and collaboration among
students
via e-mail, chats and forums,
activities,
develops collaborative work

sharing

Teachers
Help teaching planning.
Manage different learning styles.
Foster a closer relationship
students.

with

Learning problems

Control and monitoring online students.


Keep you updated
Digital gap

Allow contact with other educational


organizations and colleagues
Share experiences
Develop materials collaboratively.

What are some negative aspects of


using ICT in the teaching and
learning process?

Students
Excessive motivation
addiction.

can

generate

Distractor.
Social isolation.
Health problems such as visual or physical.

Communications through ICT require


much investment of time.
They can foster behaviors not according
to the rules of netiquette.
Not all ICT provide quality learning
resources.
There is an economic effort involved
when ICT become our learning tools.

Teachers
Increase teachers stress.
It requires more time devoted to
teaching planning:
Any instruction must be explained in
detail.
Teachers must plan strategies that do
not require students minimal effort or
encourage plagiarism in students.
Teachers must have a plan B.
Times
that
is
not
recognized
economically.

Be aware that ICT are not a magic


wand to solve all our students
problems

What to take into consideration


when choosing an ICT resource?

What to take into


consideration when choosing
an ICT resource?
Learning objectives and/or
Skills
Contents
Means available
Needs of students
Material cost, time and effort
Intrinsic qualities of the medium
Adaptation to context

Some resources

Some resources

Ingls I
FPTLI04 Fontica y Fonologa
Francs III
Second Life: Club de conversacin a
travs de Second Life para la
asignatura (BPTLI09) Temas
Literarios Contemporneos en
ingls

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