CONTEMPORARY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION
Azerbaijan Teachers Institute (AZERBAIJAN)
About this paper:
Appears in: EDULEARN13 Proceedings
Publication year: 2013
Conference name: 5th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Dates: 1-3 July, 2013
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Abstract:The modern period of society development is characterized by the strong influence of computer technology and it has penetrated into all spheres of human activity. It provides the distribution of information into society, by forming a global information center. An integral and important part of these processes is the computerization of education.
Currently, Azerbaijan is in the period of formation of a new educational system, which oriented towards integration into the world information and educational centers. Computer technology has become an important tool to train, and to use it for other integral parts of the educational process, where it has increased significantly the effectiveness of the education system. Due to that reason, United Nations` General Assembly resolutions on the "Millennium Declaration" and the "Use of information and communication technologies for development" have played a significant role for each country to develop the quality of education through the computer technologies. This is the reason why, recently the president of Republic of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, has declared the year 2013 ‘’Year of Information-Communication technologies’’ and to ensure the application of the advanced technologies in various areas of everyday life of the citizens of Azerbaijani Republic.
The aim of the paper is the involvement of students into Faculty members and communicating through promising educational technology which would push their orientation and creativity for better productive use of information technology in their studies. This is highly promoted in the future professional activities and self-directed learning and professional development of students with faculty members.
The paper presents minimum requirements for the implementation of modern information technologies:
• new technological conditions, hardware and software, telecommunications systems, to ensure the normal operation of production;
• to ensure the industrial and technological base for production within the framework of the international division of labor in national competitive information technology and resources;
• to ensure priority development of advanced information and knowledge production;
• to prepare qualified personnel;
• to implement integrated information technology into production, management, education, science, culture, transport, energy, etc.
Keywords: Azerbaijan, education technology, computer technology, information technology, network technology.