1st Edition

Knowledge Infrastructure and Higher Education in India

By Kaushalesh Lal, Shampa Paul Copyright 2020
    156 Pages 42 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    154 Pages 42 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    This short book examines the availability and adoption of new education technologies in higher education institutions in India. It provides a summary of the activities in which such technologies are being used and the catalytic factors for such adoptions. The book also evaluates the impact on skill development, and will be a useful reference for those who are interested to find out more about technology adoption and implementation in higher education, and what the challenges are through the learning experiences in these education institutions.

    1. Introduction

    2. Literature Review

    3. Profile of Institutions and Degree of Net Use

    4. Adoption of Digital Technologies in Tertiary Education

    5. Analysis of Motivational Factors using Extended-TAM Approach

    6. Role of Management in Promotion of Net Use

    7. Summary and Policy Implications


    Kaushalesh Lal is Professor at the Society for Development Studies, New Delhi and a Professorial Fellow at United Nations University – Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT), Maastricht.

    Shampa Paul is Associate Professor at the Society for Development Studies, New Delhi.