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Discussing ICT, aspirations and targets for Education: international perspectives

Twining, Peter (2007). Discussing ICT, aspirations and targets for Education: international perspectives. International Journal of Knowledge and Learning, 3(2-3) pp. 154–170.

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The discussing ICT, aspirations and targets for Education (dICTatEd) project is predicated on the assumptions that investments in 'educational' Information and Communications Technology (ICT) are not having the scale of impact within the education system that might be expected at least in part due to lack of shared understandings about why we should be using ICT in education. This paper analyses data from over 9000 responses from 94 countries to the dICTatEd online questionnaire. It explores the extent to which respondents from different countries have similar or different perspectives on 'educational' ICT use. This paper concludes that whilst there is general agreement that ICT should be being used in order to prepare people for living in a society permeated with technology there is a lack of shared educational vision about the role ICT should play in education.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 1741-1009
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 11762
Depositing User: Peter Twining
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2008 11:43
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:12
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