problem 1: There seem to be a growing awareness which technologically based education is the way ahead to make students for the global knowledge economy. Recent modifications brought in the education sector have been geared toward accomplishing this objective. This is believed that the use of technology for teaching can help students integrate a more and more technologically based society better.
However there seem to be some obstacles which influence the implementation of the modifications in the education sector.
a) Can you recognize the main obstacles which are influencing the changes?
b) What solutions do you suggest?
problem 2: The ADKAR model for change management comprises of five main phases which can help to manage the people dimension of change.
a) Identify and describe the elements of each of the five main phases.
b) Describe through the use of a concrete illustration how the model can be used to implement the change.
problem 3: Change initiatives fail because of a number of reasons, associated to different areas such as tasks, structure, technology and people.
a) Identify at least five reasons why change initiatives fail.
b) Describe by using illustrations each of the areas influenced by change initiatives.
problem 4: Individual factors influencing change.
It is believed that the given factors can influence change:
a) Personality characteristics.
b) Stage of adult development.
c) Cognitive development.
d) Different disciplines or functions.
e) Cultural differences
Select any recent change initiative implemented in your professional sector. describe carefully the effect of each of the above factors on change initiative.
a) Describe the significance of the introduction of Information Technology in the Education sector.
b) Describe carefully the current problems faced by the Managers, Administrators, Educators, Parents and Students.
c) What solutions do you planned to deal with the issues?