INTEGRATING ICT IN TEACHER EDUCATION: RATIONALE AND CHALLENGES By Misha, V.

Abstract

ICT integration is a comprehensive process of applying the emerging technologies to the educational processes to improve all aspects of education in general and teacher education in particular.  Its success in teacher education programme depends not only on the availabilities of technologies, but also heavily on the professional development of teacher educators and their skills to use ICT.  In this paper, the Need to implement ICT in Teacher Education Curriculum, Rationale of Integration of ICT for Professional Development of Teacher Education and Challenges of integrating ICT in Teacher Education are highlighted by the author.