Diffusion of the Information and Communication Technologies in Education, Perspectives and Limitations

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Marina Aivazidi, Christos Michalakelis


This research study is undertaken in order to explain the unexpectedly slow rate of ICT diffusion in education. Recent and prior research literature for ICT in education has been evaluated to answer the four questions which have been stated by Rogers for the individual users of innovation. Our findings show that despite the obvious benefits of ICT for the potential users in educa- tional contexts, the adoption of ICT requires a deep focus on the teachers’ and students’ needs as well as the barriers to ICT diffusion in education. Also, we consider that the relevant research studies confirm the critical role of teachers and students in the efficient implementation of innovative technolo- gical tools in the educational process.

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