CONTENTS:- Preface. 1. Higher education in a networked world. 2. Technology mediated higher education. 3. ICTs in higher education. 4. Effective educational practices. 5. Pedagogic balance in technology education. 6. Women's access to higher education.
The rapid breakthroughs in new information and communication technologies (ICTs) is changing the way knowledge is developed acquired and delivered. The new technologies offer opportunities to innovate on course content and teaching methods and to widen access to higher learning. The present book is an authentic in-depth analysis of contemporary situations, progresses and challenges in the field of higher education. It will be highly useful for higher education leaders, managers, policy makers, national agencies, technical and pedagogical support units, students and teachers.