Title: The role of ICT in general economics teaching: an example from Turkey

Authors: Cem Işik; Sümeyra Yılmaz

Addresses: Atatürk University, 25240, Erzurum, Turkey ' Atatürk University, 25240, Erzurum, Turkey

Abstract: This study aims at exploring the effects of ICT in education. Computers play a vital role in every field of our lives. They facilitate an audio-visual representation of information, thus making the process of learning interactive and interesting in education. Therefore, it is only but natural the role of computers in e-learning has been given a lot of prominence in the recent years. In many countries education system, preservation of information process and transfer is being set on computer surroundings and they are focused on e-learning programmes. E-learning plays a key role in the modern systems of education. E-learning has revolutionised the education industry. Our results show that computer assisted learning has many beneficial effects on learners.

Keywords: ICT; information technology; communications technology; educational technology; t-tests; economics teaching; Turkey; computers; audio-visual representations; interactive learning; e-learning programmes; electronic learning; online learning; internet; world wide web; computer assisted learning; learners; Erzurum Vocational School; Ataturk University; universities; higher education; education economics; educational development.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEED.2012.052310

International Journal of Education Economics and Development, 2012 Vol.3 No.4, pp.289 - 304

Available online: 22 Feb 2013 *

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