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ICT for Success of Education from an Indian Perspective

  • Rakesh Mohan Bhatt
Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 269)

Abstract

India has been trying to uphold the status of education for many years. However, due to poor educational infrastructure, social segregation, and non-conducive economic conditions, maximum learners are deprived of education. India has a large number of students from primary to higher levels. Only around 40 percent can improve to gain their higher studies after completing their primary or middle level education. Due to the convergence, electronic-informational environment has been emerging at a very fast rate. Now, the education system seems to follow its use in delivering and managing the education in a need-based way. There is an up surge of computer and Internet connections in schools. Almost every university will be creating its own network and will be under a single net in the coming future. Certainly, these efforts will make the education in a cost-effective manner. Further, creation of the collaborative teaching and learning environment is essential so that the dropout rate remains low and the requirement of increasing number of learners and teaching load can reach a resolution by ICT means. The present paper discusses the education scenario, the upcoming efforts in the ICT developments and need of the collaborative environment for success of education in India.

Keywords

ICT Education India 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rakesh Mohan Bhatt
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  1. 1.Dept. of Computer ScienceHNB Garhwal UniversitySrinagar(Garhwal)India

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