1st Edition

Role of ICT in Higher Education
Trends, Problems, and Prospects

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ISBN 9781771889629
November 16, 2020 Forthcoming by Apple Academic Press
422 Pages 6 Color & 68 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

The Role of ICT in Higher Education: Trends Problems and Prospects provides an informative collection of chapters on ICT and data analytics in education, helping to lead the digital revolution in higher education. The chapters emphasize skill development through ICT, artificial intelligence in education, policies for integrating ICT in higher education, and more.

The volume looks at trends, problems, and prospects for ICT in education that emphasize the learning of computer applications. It focuses mainly on technological advancement for effective teaching learning that includes ICT in education, the perceived role of ICT in the teaching-learning transaction, pedagogy for teaching-learning in the 21st century, student-centered learning based on ICT, learning analytics, online technologies learning, tools for technology enhanced learning, distance education and learning, the effective use of ICT in management education, experiences in ICT for technology-enhanced learning, influence of ICT in research development in higher education, role of teachers in direct classroom teaching in web-based education system, and role of ICT in innovation capacity building.

The case studies presented illustrate the ideas and concepts discussed in the chapters. Educators and administrators in higher education will find valuable information to apply to their own learning programs.

Table of Contents

1. Identifying E-Learning Facilities for Teaching and Learning Office Technology and Management Courses in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions

Ammani Abubakar

2. Students’ Perspective towards Online vs Offline Mode of Examination

Tamanna Goel

3. Perception of Students towards Use of PowerPoint Presentation as a Teaching Tool

Sunitha Ravi and Savita Waswani

4. A Cloud-Based Solution for Smart Education: An Extended Version

M. Afshar Alam and Anam Saiyeda

5. Impact of E-Resources in Higher Education Institutions

Deepika Arora

6. Application of Learning Analytics Model in Outcome-Based Education

Pooja Chaturvedi and A. K. Daniel

7. Higher Education Elaboration through ICT

Malavika Srivastava and Ambalika Sinha

8. Student Perceptions on ICT Usage in Higher Education: A Study

Bhatt Komalben Arvindbhai

9. Role of ICT in Research and Development in Higher Education

Sunita Negi

10. Blended Learning Strategies for Management Students in a Metro and Non-Metro City

Renu Choudhary and Daisy Kurien

11. Effectiveness of Developed Electronic Module in Terms of Achievement in Educational Administration of MEd Students

Akanksha Gupta and Rama Mishra

12. Changes, Innovations, and Reforms in Education from Traditional Learning to 21st Century Learning

Jyoti Bhambhani

13. Anytime Learning vs Classroom Teaching: A Comparative Perception Study

Himanshu Matta

14. Learners’ Satisfaction of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): A Cross-Sectional Study

Gopal Singh Latwal and Leena Gupta

15. Survey of Awareness of Massive Open Online Courses in Delhi, India

Sudhir Kumar Sharma and Ashish Kumar Nayyar

16. Online Students’ Feedback Management System for Higher Education

Sudhir Kumar Sharma and Gaurav Kumar

17. The Role of ICT in Higher Education: Emerging Issues and Challenges

Pallavi Pal and Rakesh Kumar

18. Comprehensive Tool to Improve Program Outcome Attainment by Integrating Indirect Internal Assessment

Anitha Senathi, Kshipra Tatkare, and Sujata Oak

19. An Appraisal of Constructive Learning Process Environment Using an Intranet-Based E-Content Management System for Engineering Education

B. Manjunatha

20. Comparative Study of Four Options of ICT Systems in Management and Administration of Educational Institutions

Naman Jain and Bhuvan Unhelkar

21. Effectiveness of Developed Learning Management System in Terms of Achievement of Bed Teacher Trainees

Diwya Joshi and Shanti Tejwani

22. ICT in Education and Sustainable Development: Prospects and Challenges

Sunakshi Chadha

23. ICT-Persuaded Educational Platform: A Pragmatic Study on Asian Countries

Vikas Bharara

24. Role of ICT and Education Level in Financial Inclusion of Rural Population

Himanshu Agarwal and Rashid

25. Role of Information and Communication Technology in Developing North-East Region of India and Some Aspects of E-Governance

Hiren Kumar Deva Sarma

26. Integration of Human Resource and Knowledge Management Initiatives in Higher Education

Aleena Ilyaz

27. College Automation Security Management

Kaushal Mehta, Anmol Sharma and Lakshya Bhalla

28. Impact of ICT on Leveling the Ethnicity Divide in Order to Promote Student Engagement in the Education Sector

Tejal Nathadwarawala and Bhuvan Unhelkar

29. Comparative Study of Four Options of ICT Systems in Management and Administration of Educational Institutions

Naman Jain and Bhuvan Unhelkar

30. Higher Education in Capacity and Capability Building for the Information Economy

Keith Sherringham and Bhuvan Unhelkar

31. ICT in Higher Education: Overcoming the Challenges

Vaishali Dubey and Vinod Kumar Kanvaria

32. Fostering ICT-Based Education for Sustainable Development of an Inclusive Classroom Setting

Fr. Baiju Thomas and S. Logesh Kumar

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Gopal Singh Latwal, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management at the Institute of Information Technology and Management, New Delhi, India. He holds an MBA in Marketing and has obtained his PhD in Management from Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur, India. He has more than 14 years of academic and industry experience. He has authored two textbooks and edited two books. He has published research papers in journals of national repute and has presented a number of papers at various national and international seminars and conferences. He has delivered live expert lectures at Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi, and regularly delivers lectures for faculty development programs. He has successfully conducted many workshops on data analysis and research methodology.

Sudhir Kumar Sharma, PhD, is currently working as Professor and Head of the Department of Computer Science at the Institute of Information Technology and Management, affiliated with Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), New Delhi, India. He has rich experience of more than 20 years in the field of computer science and engineering. He obtained his PhD degree in Information Technology from the University School of Information and Communication Technology, GGSIPU, New Delhi, India. He obtained his MTech degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar, India, and his MSc degree in Physics from the University of Roorkee (now IIT Roorkee), Roorkee, India. He is interested in the machine learning, data mining and security. He has published several research papers in international journals and at international conferences. He is a life member of the Computer Society of India and the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers. He is an associate editor for the International Journal of End-User Computing and Development (IJEUCD), IGI Global, USA. He is editor of proceedings of ICETIT-2019. He is a convener of ICRIHE-2020.

Prerna Mahajan, PhD, is Director and Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the Institute of Information Technology and Management, Janakpuri, New Delhi, India. She has worked on several research projects funded by the Indian government and private bodies. She has been a member of several conference committees. She has a wide range of experience both in academics and administration, ranging from monitoring, faculty coordination, mentoring, software development, accreditation processes, and interfacing with external agencies. She has also published and presented research papers at conferences and in international and national journals. She is a certified trainer for data science and machine learning courses. She has conducted several faculty development programs and in-service training programs and workshops for researchers, faculty, and students. Dr. Mahajan earned her PhD in Computer Science at Banasthali University, India.

Piet Kommers, PhD, is an early pioneer in media for cognitive and social support. His doctoral research explored methods for hypertext and concept mapping in learning. He has been developing educational technology for teacher training since 1982. He is an Associate Professor at the University in Twente, The Netherlands, and adjunct/visiting professor in various countries. He taught many advanced level courses and has supervised more than 30 PhD students. He instigated and coordinated the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Cognitive Technologies in 1990 and a large series of Joint European Research Projects on authoring multimedia, web-based learning, teacher education, virtual 3D worlds, constructivist learning, social media, web-based communities, and international student exchange. UNESCO awarded his work in ICT for Education in Eastern Europe with the title of Honorary Professor. The Capital Normal University in Beijing awarded him the title of Honorary Doctor. He is member of the advisory boards in the ministries of education and academia of sciences in Singapore, Finland, and Russia. Dr. Kommers is the initiator of an international journal for web-based communities and the overall chair of the IADIS conferences on societal applications of ICT. He has given more than 40 invited and keynote lectures at conferences in the fields of education, media, and communication. His books and journal articles address the social and intellectual transformations at each transition from “traditional” into the “new” media.