The Importance of Information Communication Technology in Teaching and Learning of Accounting Education

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A BSTRACT
T his age of information is d ominated by the use of Information
C ommunication and Technology (ICT), w hich is becoming an essential t ool i n t eaching and learning v arious courses which accounting courses are included.
V arious r esearches h ave s hown that these tools have a great impact on the t eaching and learning of accounting courses. A s a result of that, this paper a ims to investigate the relevance of ICT in effective teaching and l earning of a ccounting courses, t he concept o f ICT is also ex amine, as
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T he developed CAIs were compared with the lecture method o r traditional method and found that the developed CAIs were s ignificantly

s uperior

to

lecture

method/traditional

method

in

t eaching d ifferent subjects as well as teaching accounting courses .
I MPO RT ANCE OF I CT I N TEACHING - L EARNING O F
A CCOUNTING COURSES .
M ost o f the teachers i n higher institutions make u se o f l ecturing/traditional m ethod o f teaching, w hich the school was able t o provide and w hich does not have tendency o f achieving e ffective l earning o bjectives. F or t he set objective to be achieved, m ultiple m ethods should be used in an integrated fashion. A t present, I CT m ay be of some use. I t is a known fact that not all the teacher is c apable of given up to date and complete information in his /her o wn s ubject /field . T he ICT can breach t his gap especially in area o f t eaching of accounting courses, because of the following reason;
1 . P rovision o f A ccurate Information: ICT c an provide access to d ifferent sources of information which is as comprehensive as

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p ossible in different formats wi th different examples, w hich c an b e u se d i n solving problems in accounting courses.
2 . I CT provides online i nteraction facility: S tudents and teachers o f Accounting E ducation can exchange their ideas and views, a nd get clarification on any topic in accounting courses from
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