Chennai's Loyola College in association with NASSCOM, the centre for Internet and society will be organizing a three-day National Conference on Information and Communication Technology's (ICT) for the Differently abled/ under privileged in Education, Employment and Entrepreneurship (NCITEEE). Beginning from December 1, 2009 the conference starts with the distribution of the welcome kit and inaugural function from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. while the rest of the program continues till five in the evening. The main aim of this conference is to devise a successful formula through which the lesser privileged people of our society can be provided the opportunity to use the ICT to grow at par with the modernized world.
The program, a three-day event, will be ending on the December 3, 2009, which happens to be the E-accessibility Day. Individuals who have contributed their tireless efforts in making ICT accessible to all will also be recognized in the function. Some of the main aims and themes of this conference would be the institutional and national responses to technological change, the intersections of political economy and educational technology, the architecture of learning, pedagogy in the evolving tech environment, informal and formal adult education, multi-grade education, instructional design and delivery; evaluation and assessment, strategies and tools for teaching and learning, simulations and gaming, effects on training institutions and industry, impacts on educational institutions: effects on faculty, staff, administration, and students; curriculum and program development intellectual property, Building communities of teachers/ educators, e-governance and leadership and so on.