Role of Ict

Role of Ict

IADIS International Conference on International Higher Education 2010

THE ROLE OF ICT IN TEACHING FOR ENHANCING QUALITY EDUCATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION: A CASE STUDY OF INDIA
M.L. Ranga1, Dinesh K. Gupta2 and Roshan Lal3
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Vice Chancellor; Corresponding Author’s; Guru Jambeshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar-125001, India Associate Professor, Department of Library & Information Science, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra-136119, India 3 Professor of Business Management, M.M. University, Mullana (Ambala)-133203, India

ABSTRACT The objective of this paper is to examine the role of ICT (Information Communication Technology) in enhancing the quality of teaching at higher education level. Although the concept of higher education has been progressing well in India and ICT is being used in all spheres of education, this article aspires to study the current status of ICT implementation and its role in improving the quality of higher education. KEYWORDS Quality Education, Information Communication Technology, Digital Communication, Higher Education.

1. INTRODUCTION
India keenly aspires for international recognition as a “knowledge superpower,” and globe trotting Indian executives and policymakers are always eager to tout the country’s much-vaunted IT companies, and a fastgrowing pharmaceutical industry, not to mention its pools of engineering, legal, and research talent. The scenario considered most promising in the future envisages the country to become the global leader in IT innovation by the end of the next decade. India can well become the 'software superpower' of the world by 2020, but all depends on investments in workforce development and country-level infrastructure, a report by IT research firm Gartner said. India is most likely to become the software superpower of the world by 2020, provided the country's infrastructure and software skill development is completed as per plans and India continues to maintain its competitive advantage,"...

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