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ICT Strategies for Schools
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ICT Strategies for Schools
A Guide for School Administrators

First Edition


October 2006 | 220 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
Recognizing the potential of ICTs to make the classroom transaction of curriculum significantly more relevant and purposeful, principals and school administrators in India need to design appropriate IT strategies and oversee the entire implementation process in their schools. This book is guide to the use of ICT in schools, covering issues of pedagogy, curriculum and learning. In brief, it deals with

- Education uses of IT
- Criteria for selection of hardware and software
- Designing an IT-assisted curriculum
- Teacher recruitment, training and desired competencies
- Management and financial issues
- Possible problem areas: plagiarism, privacy, hacking

Lucidly written, with case studies highlighting successful strategies, this volume will be of immense importance to principals and administrators of schools as also students of education.

 
Preface
 
What is ICT and What are its Imperatives?
 
Hardware and Network
 
Software
 
Curriculum
 
Teachers
 
Management
 
School Websites
 
School Automation
 
Leadership
 
Collaboration
 
Students and Computers: Miscellaneous Issues
 
Emerging Concepts and Technologies
 
Virtual School Facilities
 
Appendices
 
Index

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ISBN: 9780761935414
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