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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 10, Issue:1, January, 2021

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2021.10(1): 2049-3059

Awareness, Access and Knowledge of Teachers and Students about Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs)
Naaz Bano* and Seema Rani
Department of extension education and communication management, CCS HAU, Hisar, India
*Corresponding author

ICT stands for Information and Communication Technologies these technologies comprises computer, telephone, internet, television, radio etc. In 21st century, use of ICTs becomes more prominent in all the sectors which include organizations, academics and education etc. ICTs have introduced new methods of teaching and conducting research. The integration of ICTs into educational classroom teaching has attained a new upsurge nowadays. It has the potential to boost information distribution, learning, teaching and educational services and makes them affordable and accessible anytime, anywhere. The present study onAwareness, access and knowledge of teachers and students about information and communication technologies (ICTs)” was conducted in CCS HAU Hisar with a sample size of 100 teachers and 150 students. The data was collected on awareness, access and knowledge about selected ICT tools with the help of the questionnaire. Finding of the study showed that cent percent of the teachers and students were having awareness about Internet/ Web services, MS PowerPoint. Friends and relatives played major source of awareness (71.60%) about ICT tools for most of the respondents. All the teachers (100.00%) were having accessibility of official computer in the department, internet access in the university and internet access in the faculty/department followed by personal computer (desktop/laptop) (98.00%) and CD-ROM access in the university library (87.00%).Majority of the teachers (94.00%) and students (88.67) were having high knowledge of ICT tools. Hence, ICT is an important source of information for teachers and students. Access to different forms of information and communication technologies had increased the ability of teachers and students to carry out more informed research.

Keywords: ICT, Education, Learning, Teaching, Technology

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Naaz Bano and Seema Rani. 2021. Awareness, Access and Knowledge of Teachers and Students about Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs).Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 10(1): 2049-3059. doi:
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