Role of ICT in the Educational Upliftment of Women – Indian Scenario

Aparna Purushothaman

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The paper discusses the significance of Information and Communication Technologies in the Educational sector. With the emergence of ICT’s, there has been a rapid change in the way information is exchanged and how people communicate. There has been lot of innovative tools and ways of gathering and
sharing information that would have been seem impossible few years back. Digital literacy has become a key 21st century skill. What countries should do is to prepare the students of this generation to cope up with the demands of the new digital age where there is a growing dependency on digital content instead
of paper-based content through providing facilities in terms of infrastructure and opportunities to learn through ICT. The paper throws light on the challenges in effective use of ICT by students in India based on an Action Research project. The paper predominantly contributes on the socio-cultural factors that should be given significance in designing technology for making the ICT widely acceptable from a gender perspective.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelProceedings of the 2011 World Congress on Information and Communication Technologies
Antal sider6
UdgivelsesstedMumbai, India
ForlagIEEE
Publikationsdato14 dec. 2011
Sider268-273
ISBN (Elektronisk)978-1-4673-0125-1
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 14 dec. 2011
Begivenhed2011 World Congress on Information and Communication Technologies - Mumbai, Indien
Varighed: 11 dec. 201114 dec. 2011

Konference

Konference2011 World Congress on Information and Communication Technologies
LandIndien
ByMumbai
Periode11/12/201114/12/2011

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