Information and communication technology:a class presentation
Welcome To The Presentation Of The Group
* What is ICT?
* Definitions of ICTs
* ICT impact on different fields
* Impact of ICT on society
* Impact of ICT on Education
* Impact of ICT on Communication
* Impact of ICT on Scientific Exploration
* Impact of ICT on Military Force
* Impact of ICT on Economic Structure
* Impact of ICT on Recreation
* Impact of ICT on Transportation
* Impact of ICT on Knowledge Management
* Impact of ICT on Information Institution
* Impact of ICT on Library Materials
* Impact on User Community
Information and communication technologies are those
technologies, which enable society to create, collect,
consolidate, communicate, manage and process information
in multimedia and various digital formats for different
purposes by using telecommunication techniques.
UNESCO defines ICT as “ the scientific, technological and
engineering disciplines and the management techniques
used to handle transmit information with men and
According to the Digital video technical Glossary
“ICT is the computing and communications facilities and
features that support teaching, learning and a range of
activities in education.”
The UK National Curriculum document in 2000 defines
“ICT as the technology used to handle information and
According to the official IBM Glossary
“ICT is the use of computer based
information systems and communications
systems to process, transmit, and store data
The UK Governments ICT year in 1972
“ICT as a collective terms involved in
handling and transmitting information. It
includes computing, telecommunications
The convergence of computers,
communications constitute the
communication technology for
the purpose of acquisition,
processing, storage and
dissemination of information.
No nation can develop without ICT based
education. It is regarded as the fuel of
development. ICT based education is the
essential ingredient in developing new ideas,
in course content and curriculum and in the
creation of materials and methods of learning
and teaching. Students need ICT for pursuing
academic studies; teachers need ICT based
information for teaching.
ICT plays an important role to develop
the system of communication. It has
linked up the district Parts of the world.
The present systematic and developed
communication mediums such as
telephone, fax , telegram, e-mail, cellular
phone etc. are the results of ICT. They
have decreased our time, distance and
made the world closer to us.
The proliferation of information
and communication technology is
increasing day by day. By the help
of ICT, the scientists have been able
to invent new inventions such as
computer, cable TV , the rocket by
which men have landed on moon,
mars and are trying to live there.
Thus ICT is playing a vital role in
exploring and inventing new
To protect any country from the attack of enemies, a strong and well-
organized military force is a must. ICT plays as a key role to strong and
organized the military force of any country by providing real
information. So , it is an important component for the military sector.
Strong economical structure is
the key for the development of
any country. Mainly, ICT handle
the economical structure of any
country now a days. It strengthens
the economy by providing proper
knowledge about the economy of
the developed countries. Thus,
ICT can play an important factor
for establishing a strong economy.
ICT has given us a number of
recreational components , such as
television , radio, tape recorder , V.C.R,
D.V.D, Mp3, gramophone, etc. by which
we pass our leisure sitting in our own
ICT plays a significant role in our transport
field. It has decreased the distance of
place, saved our valuable time and
established easy transporting. so we can
travel hundreds of miles within a very
short time, send goods any where swiftly.
All of this facilities are the gift of ICT.
ICT has made more easier to process knowledge and
disseminate knowledge to the users. It has increased the
efficiency of the knowledge professionals in organizing and
Impact of ICT on information institutions
ICT plays important roles on library and others information
institutions, which are shown below:
* ICT has made information processing on digital format.
*It has made networking and sharing of information resources
* It has saved the space of library by creating library materials
in digital format.
* It has ensured online accessing and files transferring.
* It has increased the working speed of the library.
Impact on library materials
Due to the invention of and use of ICT in libraries,
some radical changes have found on library
materials, which are given below:
* Digital information’s can be sent in
multiple copies simultaneously over information’s
networks in fractions of a minute or even of a
* Digital information’s may be free or
cheaper than print equivalents.
* Information can be cut or copied and
pasted from one document to another very easily.
* ICT has ensured the digital information
anywhere, anytime accessible.
E-Books E- Journal E-magazine
Impact on user community
ICT has influenced deeply on user community by
different ways. These ways are indicated below steps
*ICT has increased the level of technology
literacy of user community
* It has increased the demand for better and
faster access to information
* It has aggravated discrepancies between the
information poor and information rich
* It has established a balance service for all
stages of users.
* It has kept the users update by providing
* It has made users skilled in using
technological components i.e. computer operating
internet browsing, e-mailing, chatting, etc. rapidly.
The above discussion indicates that information and
communication technology is the life blood of modern research
upon which depends our economical structure standard of living
and our progress.