problem1. What do you understand by ‘technology needs assessment’?
problem2. Why is it important to conduct a technology needs assessment if your school is planning an integration of technology into the curriculum?
problem3. Suppose that your school intends to integrate technology into the curriculum, describe how you would proceed with the process of conducting technology needs assessment?
problem4. Using ICT as a pedagogical and administrative tool is considered to be an innovation.
(i) What is innovation?
(ii) What is meant by innovative use of ICT?
problem5. Describe how the following tools can be used in teaching and learning:
(i) A word processing software
(ii) A presentation software
(iii) The Internet
(Please note that your answers will be marked according to the quality and depth of description of the proposed activity on the use of the tool as well as the soundness and relevance of the teaching strategy being employed).
problem6. Arguably, as educational administrators, we need to be aware of what happened in the past. The past can provide us with lessons about success and failure. These lessons are likely to influence the kind of decisions that we make on issues related to the integration of ICT in education.
With reference to the above statement about the importance of the past, discuss any four issues that we have to keep in mind when we are integrating technology in education. Use an ex in your discussion.
problem7. What do you understanding by educational administration?
(Please note that you will be given marks according to the level of details you provide in your discussion)
problem8. Educational administration involves five processes. Describe each one and provide a relevant ex for each.