Year: 2016 | Month: December | Volume 4 | Issue 2

Information and Communication Technology in Teacher Education: Prospects and Challenges

F. Lalrinzuali and Lalbiakdiki Hnamte
DOI:10.5958/2454-9525.2016.00012.3

Abstract:

This paper outlines challenges that today’s teacher education is facing. Information and communication technology holds a central position in today’s society posing also demands for today’s schools and teachers. The ICT revolution has influenced almost every aspect of human being including education. Teacher need to move with the times. For this the training of teacher in ICT skills is must. The role of ICT tools in education should be more emphasized despite the heavy investment on ICT infrastructure, equipment and professional development for improved education. However, the adoption of ICT and its integration in teaching and learning have met challenges. Here, the need, approaches, challenges of ICT in teacher education are discussed with the changing roles of teacher.



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