CT Mediated Learning
for Socio-Economic Empowerment
Information and Communications Technology (ICT) mediated learning
provides utilities for achieving goal of education for all, and in turn
acts as an enabler in reducing the digital divide, plummeting poverty and
promoting socio-economic empowerment. But, the integration of ICTs in
education deserves considerable investment in terms of time and resources.
Consequently, during planning to integrate ICTs in evidence-based
information for making sound decisions by the end users calls for
extensive research and sharing of critical information along different
phases of planning. Furthermore, implementation of ICT based learning
demands in-depth analysis and intelligent feedback from the processes.
To achieve the real success in ICT mediated learning, there need to
clarify major issues surrounding its management, as well as try to adapt
best practices in the developed and developing world. Glimpse of hopes are
there that global leaders are demonstrating notable achievements by
combining technology with new ways of management through which learning
can be made much more effective, efficient, and affordable.
However, technology does not improve learning in a straight way and the
fundamental question remains always unanswered, in assessing the
effectiveness of ICTs or assessing the effectiveness of instructional
treatments that were initially (and effectively) less than perfect. The
realizations of ICTs on societies remain ambitious, far-reaching and
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