Information and communication technology, or ICT for short, is an integration of electronic processing of information and telecommunications and finds applications in diverse fields today. ICT in education includes all such technologies being used to enhance the effectiveness of the teachingâ€“learning processes. It deals with the practical aspects of education technology. Revolutionary transformation in educational scenario due to developments and advances in ICT has made educational technology and computer education integral components of all the teacher education programmes. Effective integration of ICT content with pedagogy has become a primary need for training of teachers as it can provide more flexible and effective ways for professional development of teachers, improve pre-service and in-service teacher training. This set comprising volumes dealing with various aspects of educational technology, would be a useful reference tool in libraries for its users and readers having interest in ICT and education.
Dr. Rashmi Agrawal is working as Director in the Institute of Applied Manpower Research, Planning Commission, New Delhi. Dr. Agrawal has long experience of research in the field of Education, Employment and allied areas. She has to her credit a number of books on topics of education and social relevance and number of papers presented in national and international conferences. Dr. Noushad Husain, having over 13 years teaching and research experience, is presently working as an Associate Professor in Maulana Azad National Urdu University, College of Teacher Education, Bhopal. His research interests include Online Collaborative Learning, Instructional Material Development, ITS, the intersection of Theory, Pedagogy and Digital Tools in Teaching and Learning Environment, ICT in Teachersâ€™ Professional Development and Research Methodology. He has presented many papers in national and international conferences.