Abstract—Information and Communication Technology(ICT) is a vehicle to enhance the quality of the education. As the world is moving rapidly into digital media and information, the role of ICT in education is becoming more important in the 21stcentury. ICT helps to share availability of best practices and best course material in education. ICT based education causes changes in the educational objectives in the conception of the teaching and learning process. ICT allows the academic Institutions to reach disadvantaged groups and new international educational markets. Within the past decade, the new ICT tools have fundamentally produced significant transformations in industry, agriculture, medicine, business, engineering and other fields. The new teaching methodologies involve the use of audiovisual, computer and telematic tools on the part of lecturers.
Index Terms—ICT, higher education, ICT tools, technology,teaching and learning, ICT policy.
Ulka Toro (Gulavani) is with faculty of Computer Applications, Bharati Vidyapeeth Institute of Management, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India. (e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite: Ulka Toro (Gulavani) and Millind Joshi, "ICT in Higher Education: Review of Literature from the Period 2004-2011," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 20-23, 2012.