Questions to be considered when implementing ICT in Higher Education.

 When you are planning to implement ICT in your education four questions have to be considered when implementing ICT: Is the support of the teachers available and well organised? Is management following and supporting the implementation process? Is the IT-technical environment work fully operational? Are the other characteristics of MHE considered?

Question 1: Does the ICT-technical environment work fully suitable?
The success of the implementation of ICT in education depends largely on the quality of the ICT-technical environment (hardware, software and ICT-supporting staff). The educational institute has to ensure that all students and teachers have access to a computer and Read More …

Question 2: Is the implementation process of ICT well organised?

As in question 1, in general, the advice is to start simple. Start with small pilots. Learn from each other. If the evaluation of the pilots is positive, extend to broader use of ICT with more courses and students. Read More …

Question 3: Is the support of the teachers available and well organised?

Teachers often are difficult to convince to use ICT in their education. So they have to ensure that using ICT positively affects their education and their courses. Also, it should be made clear to them that Read More …

Question 4: Is the management following and supporting the implementation process?

The management formulates their expectations and studies the consequences of the implementation of ICT for the organisation of the university, the faculties and the supporting departments. They expect results like offering a more interesting education (or they expect more students), Read More …

Question 5. Is the communication and sharing of knowledge well organised?

The use of ICT in the education institute means a new element must be implemented step by step. Good communication and exchange of knowledge between management, students, teachers, supporting IT staff and an educational expert have to be considered. Read More …

Question 6: Are the other characteristics of modern higher education considered?

Blended learning is an important element in Modern Higher Education. It enables the teacher to use modern disciplinary content and modern didactics like active learning, giving and receive feedback, learn professional competencies et al. There are a number of topics. Read More …

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