Evaluating The Effectiveness Of Using Ict For Teaching And Learning. Information Communication Technology ( Ict )

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1. Evaluate the effectiveness of using ICT to support teaching and learning. Information communication technology (ICT) helps to learn theoretic development discoveries, treatment and support techniques for education and curriculum. It gives teachers, higher level teaching assistant (HLTA) and children access to educational resources from around the globe anytime and day. While using ICT, children learn concepts, history, ideas, theories and practices across culture when it is use in their classroom. HLTA and teachers however have to know how and why they are using ICT and incorporate the concepts in: social responsibility, creativity, communication, culture sensitivity, decision making technology application and usage. According to Andrews et al. (2006, p.5) “ICT has been defined as including stand-alone computers, networked technologies with a multimodal interface, mobile phones with the capacity for a range of types of communication, and other technologies that allow multimodal and interactive communication.” ICT is used by higher level teaching assistant (HLTA) to support children with special needs, such as children with hearing impairments to help them communicate with others and participate in activities in classrooms. ACE Centre Advisory Trust, (1999) said “Students with special educational needs are able to accomplish tasks working at their own pace” with assistive technology. Hearing aids and ICT are used to support those with hearing lost to enhance hearing

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