ICT In Education & Training Innovation “An Interactive Perspective” Looi Kien Leong Chairman, Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organization (ASOCIO)
Knowledge-based economy becoming increasingly important.
Key to moving towards knowledge-based economy is innovation in education / training.
This can be achieved through ICT.
The Digital Class / Training Room Mobile Devices
Interactive Technology is at the centre of the Digital Class / Training Room
A closer look at
OLD, Static & Passive Blackboard & Chalk
Whiteboard & Marker
NEWER, Basic Interactivity OHP
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Interactive Multi-Touch Technology NOW / FUTURE Dynamic & Interactive Interactive Whiteboards, LEDs, Surface Tables, Gesture Recognition etc.
It Must Be:
Easy-to-use - like a giant tablet.
Seamless - interactive, intelligent and dynamic.
Simple integration - mobile devices, cloud computing applications and existing infrastructure on a single, unified platform.
Customizable – ability to create an array of teaching & learning applications.
Green – paperless & energy-efficient. Supports Distance Learning – such as through telepresence.
Encourage Collaboration & Participation
Enhance Deeper Learning
Increase Engagement Levels
Tutorial Rooms & Classrooms
Research & Resource Centres
Lecture Halls & Auditoriums
Science, Arts & Music Labs
IT, Multimedia & Design Labs
Traditional & Digital Library
Interactive Surface Table
Paradigm shift from passive to dynamic, hands-on interactivity. The central core of any modern education / training environment. Greater engagement for learners. Enhances teaching and training capabilities.