LESSON 9 – Computers as Information and Communication Technology
The first step in the acquisition of knowledge is to be able to read and write. This is a basic skills that opens the mind of a person to a myriad of information about our past, our present, the word we live-in and the people around us. It is the corner stone of the realization of man’s desire to know thyself and the cosmos.
Through the years, this guest for knowledge and the preservation of it was the word which convey on idea, a thought or a fact. From simple paper and pen , the printing press was invented, libraries were established and later, the radio and television was invented. These inventions were integrated into the educational system and the learning process became faster and more interesting to students. Now in our present times, it has become a highly developed system and has transformed the educational field with the use of modern information and communication technology. Through computers, internet, software and hardware, you can get information and communicate anywhere with the touch of your fingertips. There is so much you can do with your personal computer to enhance your work at school and to improve your knowledge and skills.