Research & recommendations
Edmond Gaible has written two book-length analyses of information about regional, national and local programs in ICT in education for infoDev— a leading source of knowledge regarding the use of technology for development.
Survey of ICT and education in the Caribbean (2009)
Volume 1: Regional trends and analysis addresses topics such as:
- Findings (summary)
- Regional social and economic trends as they impact education
- Trends in the use of technology in education
- Global trends in education technology in relation to Caribbean practice
- Trends in policy and planning
- Trends in hardware and configurations
- Profiles of selected regional initiatives
- Analysis of EMIS initiatives
- Profiles of selected national projects
Volume 2: Country reports:
- Milestone projects
- Policy and planning in relation to technology in education
- Primary and secondary education
- Teacher professional development
- Higher education
- Non-formal, vocational, distance and open education
- Barriers and challenges
infoDev staff have called this book "one of the best, if not the best, examples of this type of book that we have seen."
Using technology to train teachers (2006)
Written with Mary Burns of Education Development Corporation, this book offers policy-makers and decision-makers information about the costs and effectiveness of a wide range of methods and tools to support teacher development.
- Radio, audio, television, video computers, the Internet, wikis and blogs
- Online distance learning (e-learning)
- Site-based teacher development
- Standardized teacher development
- Evaluating technology-supported teacher-development projects
- Effective partnerships for teacher development
All tools and methods linked to development costs and operations costs, and are tied to use-models.