ICT in Higher Education: Opportunities of Urban Colleges and Challenges of Tribal Colleges

Shrihari R. Thorwat

Abstract


Today, education has been an important instrument for social and economic transformation. Presently higher education in Maharashtra is experiencing a major transformation in terms of access, equity and quality. This transition is highly influenced by the swift developments in information and communication technologies (ICTs) in Urban Colleges. The introduction of ICTs in the higher education has profound implications, Availability in Tribal Colleges very poorly. Opportunitiesof ICTs for the whole education process especially in dealing with key issues of access, equity, management, efficiency, pedagogy and quality. At the same time the optimal utilization of opportunities arising due to diffusion of ICTs in higher education system presents a profound challenge for higher educational institutions. In this backdrop, the paper addresses the opportunities and challenges posed by integration of ICTs in various aspects of higher education in the present scenario.

 


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Today, education has been an important instrument for social and economic transformation. Presently higher education in Maharashtra is experiencing a major transformation in terms of access, equity and quality. This transition is highly influenced by the

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