ENHANCING THE USE OF ICT IN TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION

Ayodeji Obafemi 10 PAGES (5152 WORDS) Essay/Paper
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Abstract

Vocational and Technical Education is increasingly becoming individualised, customised and universally accessible. Its future is being shaped by current and emerging technologies that are drastically changing the way in which teaching and learning are experienced. Such changes are as a result of development in the field of educational technology to utilise project based learning, mobile learning devices, cloud computing, 3-D learning tools, blended learning and multifaceted technologies like laptops, ipods, ipads, Smartphone, tablet computer and e-book reader to its own advantage. Consequently, independent learning is at the forefront of the paradigm changes that are shaping the future of education. This paper reflects on the potential benefits of educational technology in the teaching and learning in the vocational and technical curriculum, its implication for institutions of learning, challenges and prospects for teachers and students. Building upon this, the paper also examined why these technologies are changing the landscape of education thereby making both teachers and students in the realm of learning context.


Key words: Vocational and Technical Education, Emerging technologies, Educational Technology.

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APA

Ayodeji, O (2019). ENHANCING THE USE OF ICT IN TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION. Afribary.com: Retrieved October 17, 2019, from https://afribary.com/works/enhancing-the-use-of-ict-in-technical-and-vocational-education

MLA 8th

Obafemi, Ayodeji. "ENHANCING THE USE OF ICT IN TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 03 Oct. 2019, https://afribary.com/works/enhancing-the-use-of-ict-in-technical-and-vocational-education . Accessed 17 Oct. 2019.

MLA7

Obafemi, Ayodeji. "ENHANCING THE USE OF ICT IN TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 03 Oct. 2019. Web. 17 Oct. 2019. < https://afribary.com/works/enhancing-the-use-of-ict-in-technical-and-vocational-education >.

Chicago

Obafemi, Ayodeji. "ENHANCING THE USE OF ICT IN TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION" Afribary.com (2019). Accessed October 17, 2019. https://afribary.com/works/enhancing-the-use-of-ict-in-technical-and-vocational-education