Theoretical and methodological significance of Information and Communication Technology in educational practice.

Ton Mooij

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    In September 1998 the Research Network ‘ICT in Education and Training’ was initiated at the conference of the European Educational Research Association (EERA). The new network reflected the recognition and growing importance of information and communication technology (ICT) with respect to education and learning processes. Since its initiation, a stable number of more than 50 ICT-oriented contributions from all over Europe and abroad have been presented yearly at the educational conferences of EERA. To further develop and promote the network, I selected some exemplary contributions to the EERA conference in 2005. The focus was on promising theoretical and methodological papers that could make future-oriented transformation claims more concrete, as much as possible in reliable and valid ways. This includes a concentration on theoretical analysis and reflection, the necessary systemic design of education to promote and optimise learning processes and effects, the integration of multilevel organizational and managerial support facilities, and appropriate procedures to administer or monitor and evaluate learning in and outside school.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)77-79
    Number of pages3
    JournalEuropean Educational Research Journal
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2006


    • Information and Communication Technology
    • Technology-enhanced learning
    • School innovation
    • Curriculum and instruction
    • Optimal school
    • Implementation
    • Theoretical relevance
    • School practice


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