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Information Technology Literacy

RIE Bhopal is a constituent unit of the NCERT, New Delhi and it is concerned with the School and Teacher Education in Western India.


The project aims to develop the basic ICT knowledge and competencies of Teacher Trainees thorugh collaborative authoring.The trainees are invovlved in collaborative pair work in acquiring and processing information to creat content for the course on Information Technology Literacy.A collaborative effort of two faculty members along with twelve student-teachers of Regional Institute of Education, Bhopal,India. This is just the begining and we look forward for others joining this effort.

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Objectives of this course are:
  • To develop knowledge and understanding about information technology
  • To develop knowledge of fundamentals of computer, its languages and software packages
  • To develop skills of simple programming and handling of computer
  • To develop awareness in utilization of information technology in education

Course Content

UNIT 1: Introduction to Information Technology

Concept and History of Information Technology

Need and Importance of Information Technology in Education

Different facts of Information Technology and their use in Education

UNIT 2: Introduction to Computer

History of Computer Development & Generation of Computer

Uses & Scope of Computer

Computer Language

Unit 3: Hardware & Software of Computers

Concept of Hardware

Basic Hardware Unit-Input Unit,Memory auxillary,CPU,Output Units

Concept of Software

Application of Software

Unit 4: Computer Programming

Concept of Computer Programming

Algorithms & Flow Charts

Programming Languages LOGO & BASIC

Unit 5: Use Of Computer In Education

Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI)

Computer management learning (CML)

Use of multimedia

Creating Data Base of Staff and Students

Use of Computer in Admission

Use of Computer in Developing Question Bank

Use of Computer in Time, Space and Personnel Management

Use of internet for acquiring information

Problems and issues in computer education