The development of informatization in the world is proceeding at an active and rapid pace. Modern information technologies in education are used everywhere in Russia, and not only in schools. The progress of computer technology led to universal computerization, firmly entered the life of people and significantly corrected the entire learning process, significantly increasing its effectiveness. The formation of a new general educational structure focused on information and educational Internet technologies is accompanied by huge innovations in pedagogical theory and practice. The latest techniques, methods and teaching aids are introduced.
Types of information technologies in education
The list of IT varieties is constantly updated, however, the main types have long and firmly entered the educational system:
- Computer testing. Such monitoring is the basis for obtaining the most objective and quick assessment of the level of knowledge and skills of students.
- An electronic textbook: it can be an exact copy of the usual one, or it can be a complete complex program, in which there is a place for videos on a given topic, and drawings with animation, graphs and diagrams, as well as audio recordings.
- Distance learning – using the Internet network, an independent study of the material takes place at a distance, while communication with the teacher and other students is maintained. Everyone knows that distance learning is widely used along with the traditional form, however, its use often casts doubt on the effectiveness of the entire educational process.
- Multimedia technologies. What concerns them? First of all, these are multimedia learning tools – a computer, an interactive board, a media screen, a video projector; the second group is made up of multimedia training utilities, as well as reference books and simulators.
The role of information technology in education
Information technology in the educational process allows you to take a fresh look at the course and effectiveness of training, to raise the level of its organization. In addition, they provide an opportunity for the global development of the student’s potential, help diversify learning resources and make knowledge transfer more accessible. The importance of such technologies in the control process is of no small importance.
Examples of IT technologies that allow you to observe and coordinate the educational process: computer testing; electronic databases with marks and timetables, parents’ access to them; the ability to promptly report news; conducting videoconferences.
The use of information technology in education serves as a guarantee of more fruitful learning, helps to increase the level of student motivation and undoubtedly saves time.