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Thursday, July 7, 2011

Uses Of Computer In Education Field

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Computer can be used in education in the following ways:
  •  Computers In Teaching and Learning Process ( Computer Aided Learning - CAL )

Computers are being used actively in educational institutes to improve the learning process. Teachers can use audio video aids through computer to prepare lesson plans. They can use Microsoft Power Point to prepare electronic presentations about their lectures. These electronic presentations will be displayed on multimedia projectors in class rooms. This will be interesting and easy to learn for students. Multimedia presentations are easy to deliver for teachers too. Computers will be helpful for:
                    
  1.   Instructing the students using PowerPoint slides, Word documents or Web pages and using hyperlinks for better concept clarity.
     2.  Helps in improving pronunciation of students by using microphones, headphones, speakers, specially
          prepared software and special dedicated websites.

     3. Encouraging the students to use internet, surf web pages and gather relevant detailed information
         through search engines.


  •  CBT (Computer-Based Training)

CBT stands for Computer Based Training. In CBT, we prepare different educational programs with the help of professional teachers and audio visual aids. These educational programs are generally in the shape of lectures on a specific subject. These programs are provided on CDs.
 
  •  Online Education   

Many web sites provide online education. You can read or download educational material and books. For example, Virtual University of Pakistan is an Online Educational Institution. Students use internet to access VU website. The students log in to their accounts and e-mail boxes. They interact with different teachers online. They receive and submit their assignments and work through internet to their teachers.
  •  Research

Computers are also used for research work. Internet is a huge source of information on any topic. Different researchers can share their research work using Internet.
  • Institute Administration

Computers are being used to perform many tasks in educational institutions, easily and quickly:
          o Keeping Records of students
          o Storing Records of employees of school / college
          o Managing Accounts of the institution
          o Fees collection and maintenance of fees record.
          o Circulation of instruction/notices and getting it in printed form
          o Preparation of school/ college magazine, etc.

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1 comment:

  1. it is very helpful for my seminar thank you very much the point based explanation is very nice

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